View Full Version : What users think of Autodesk's proposed acqusition of Alias

10-07-2005, 07:28 PM

As Maya and 3ds Max users absorbed the blockbuster news of Autodesk’s intention to buy Alias this week, they began to contemplate what this means for their platform of choice.

Autodesk says that it will continue to develop and sell all of the products currently offered by both companies after the transaction closes in four to six months.


10-08-2005, 04:47 AM
So that got me to my next question before I had a chance to ask it; "will there be a best of both worlds product... a mayax or maxa?". The answer: At least not in the foreseeable future (product lines are only planned out for 3 years and there is no plan for that to happen during that time)

read more here : http://www.highend3d.com/articles/columns/4.html

So...NEXT!...let's leave this poor flogged horse alone for a while now, shall we?

10-08-2005, 01:22 PM
It's Ford buys Jaguar all over again. :)