macOS Installation

Maya to Keyframe MP

*** Important ***

Keyframe MP 2.x and 1.x each have a different version of the Maya to Keyframe MP script (v2 and v1 respectively). Please download the matching version of the script and follow the instructions for your version of Keyframe MP.

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


Keyframe MP 2.x

  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.

Keyframe MP 1.x

  1. Download the Maya to Keyframe MP v1 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:
    from keyframe_mp_sync import KeyframeMpSync
    from keyframe_mp_sync import KeyframeMpHelper
    
    KeyframeMpSync.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 keyframe_mp_sync import KeyframeMpHelper
        
    KeyframeMpHelper.open_player()
  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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