System Requirements - Maya


Pre-requisites and Minimum Requirements


For the minimum Maya requirements for Komotion, see the following table on the versions supported:


Komotion (Maya 2016 Ext. 2)

Komotion (Maya 2017)

Komotion (Maya 2018)

Komotion (Maya 2019)


Komotion (Maya 2020)

Maya: Autodesk Maya 2016 Ext. 2

All versions of Maya 2016 Ext. 2 work

Maya: Autodesk Maya 2017 Update 4+


Note:  Due to fixes in Maya 2018 Update 4, Maya 2017 Update 3 and earlier are not supported.

Maya: Autodesk Maya 2018 Update 3+

Note: Due to fixes in Maya 2018 Update 3, Maya 2018 Update 2 and earlier are not supported.

Maya: Autodesk Maya 2019


All versions of Maya 2019 work

Maya: Autodesk Maya 2020.1+

Note: Due to fixes in Maya 2020.1, the earlier initial release is not supported. Ensure that Maya 2020 has all updates.


For use with Maya 2016-2018, Komotion requires .NET Framework 4.6.2
For use with Maya 2019-2020, Komotion requires .NET Framework 4.8


These .NET Frameworks will be automatically installed if they are not already installed on your workstation.


System Requirements


The system requirements for the Komotion for Maya plug-ins should be regarded as the associated minimum system requirements for the host Maya software. Below are the general minimum system requirements for recent Autodesk Maya releases, with some notes:


OS: Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8.1, Windows 10

CPU: 64-bit Intel® or AMD® multi-core processor with SSE4.2 instruction set

RAM: 8 GB RAM*

Disk Space: 25MB disk space for installation

Network adapter and Internet access for Online license activation**


* For complex character rigs in large scenes, we recommend at least 16GB RAM.

** Offline license activation is also available through Komotion Support. Internet access may also be required for downloading and installing dependencies.


Restrictions and Unsupported Platforms


  • macOS and Linux versions of Maya are not currently supported.
  • Maya LT is not supported.
  • 32-bit Windows operating systems are not supported.
  • Even with a valid licence, Komotion for Maya cannot be used in a Virtual Machine (VM) and/or a Hyper-V environment, unless permission is otherwise granted by Komotion Ltd.
  • Following successful installation of Komotion for Maya, and activation of a valid licence (Timed Trial, Workstation, Floating etc.), turning on the Hyper-V environment feature in Windows may result in Komotion for Maya no longer allowing use until Hyper-V is turned off.