macOS Installation

Maya to Keyframe MP

*** Important ***

The following instructions are for Keyframe MP v2. If you haven't already, please download the latest version of Keyframe MP v2 from the downloads section.

You can check the version of Keyframe MP by selecting Help->About... from the main menu.

Installation

This guide will provide the most straightfoward approach to setting up Maya to Keyframe MP:

  1. Download the Maya to Keyframe MP v2 zip file from the Keyframe MP downloads section.
  2. In Finder, navigate to the maya/scripts folder in your Home directory.
    (e.g. ~/Library/Preferences/Autodesk/maya/scripts)
  3. Extract the contents of the zip file into this directory.

Adding a Maya Shelf Button to Open the GUI

  1. Open the Script Editor in Maya (Window->General Editors->Script Editor)
  2. Create a new Python tab
  3. Insert the following Python commands:
    import maya.cmds as cmds
    from maya_to_keyframe_mp import KeyframeMPClient
    from maya_to_keyframe_mp import MayaToKeyframeMP
    
    MayaToKeyframeMP.display()
  4. From the Script Editor main menu select File->Save Script to Shelf
  5. Enter a name for the shelf button and click OK.

Adding a Maya Shelf Button to Launch Keyframe MP

  1. Open the Script Editor in Maya (Window->General Editors->Script Editor)
  2. Create a new Python tab
  3. Insert the following Python commands:
    from maya_to_keyframe_mp import MayaToKeyframeMP
        
    MayaToKeyframeMP.open_keyframe_mp()
  4. From the Script Editor main menu select File->Save Script to Shelf
  5. Enter a name for the shelf button and click OK.

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