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Chaos Group - Phoenix FD 3.x for Maya

Chaos Group - Phoenix FD 3.x for Maya


Phoenix FD 3 for Maya is the all-in-one fluid dynamics plugin for Autodesk Maya. Simulate realistic fire, smoke, liquids, ocean waves, splashes, spray, mist and more. Built for 3D artists who want to create fluid dynamic effects that are fast to set up and easy to control. In addition, if you are an existing Phoenix FD 2 for Maya user the upgrade is free. Contact us and we will help you out.


Preview and render interactively in the viewport. Fine-tune simulations on the fly. Create all types of physically-based fluid effects with smart controls for refining, retiming and rendering simulations

Integrated and compatible

Phoenix FD for Maya is integrated seamlessly with Autodesk Maya and optimized to render with V-Ray. Supports industry standard tools and formats like Alembic and OpenVDB.

Phoenix FD 3 for Maya videos

Phoenix FD (Fluid Dynamics) is a powerful tool for fluid simulations. Aimed to meet the needs of VFX artist to simulate fire, smoke, explosions as well as liquids, foam and splashes, it has now become universal simulation software for every production house. Phoenix FD offers exceptional flexibility and speed. With an adaptive grid, complete interactivity, a GPU accelerated preview and a fully multi-threaded displacement algorithm it stands out as one of the top solutions for fluid simulations in the visual effects industry. 


Chaos Group products are licensed via an online licensing system. It used to be licensed with hardware lock (USB dongle), but that system is being phased out. Online licensing requires Internet access. Licenses can be activated in real-time once an order is processed. For offline use, licenses may be checked out for up to 15 days at a time.

In exceptional cases, dongle licensing can still be offered. Contact us for more information.

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Software Specifications
Plugin / Add-On for Autodesk Maya
Software type Simulation
Edition Commercial
License Type New license
  • Product Code: phoenix-fd-maya
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  • From 671 SEK
  • Ex Tax: 537 SEK

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Tags: Fluid, Simulation, Fluid simulation, Smoke, Water, Fire, Flow

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