Originally posted by Guitarman
Why I chose Maya is simple: It's the only 3-D package that runs on newer versions of Linux.
i use maya becasue modo will let you save as .ma and Final render was announced, and they did some stuff with the trax editor for V6 and other animation tools and XSI essentials is still too expensive for me
... so much headaches and pain in maya.
P.S. maya is not the "best out there"
and let's not start an app flame.
use what u like or what u can afford.