Alias has announced that Maya 6 is now shipping globally to both new customers and those who are upgrading. The new version features re-architected Trax non-linear animation, new motion retargeting and motion redirection capabilities, enhanced scene management and more.

Pricing for Maya 6 Complete is £1,449 plus VAT for the full version or £650 plus VAT for the upgrade. Maya 6 Unlimited costs £4,899 plus VAT or £900 plus VAT fo the upgrade.

Digit has already reviewed the latest release.

In addition, Alias announced that Maya Bonus Tools are now available for download from the company's Web site. The collection of Maya scripts and plug-ins features attribute collection for simplified UI building, dynamic effects and more. You'll need to enter a user ID and password, or register on the site, to download them.