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25-01-2006, 05:17 AM   #1
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How to get maya at a lower price than usual
I really want to get maya, but the price is like 4,000 dollars... :headbang: does anybody know a way to get it any cheaper? thanks
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25-01-2006, 08:24 AM   #2
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- Maya Personal Learning edition - free

- Maya complete packages are available with learning material at:
http://www.alias.com/eng/purchase/pr...ty_packs.shtml - about $2200

or go to college/university to study 3D and you can buy Maya Unlimited (full version but not for commercial use, more for learning and building a portfolio) for around £370 (whatever that is in dollars, I'm guessing at ~$550)
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25-01-2006, 09:20 AM   #3
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- Maya Personal Learning edition - free

- Maya complete packages are available with learning material at:
http://www.alias.com/eng/purchase/pr...ty_packs.shtml - about $2200

or go to college/university to study 3D and you can buy Maya Unlimited (full version but not for commercial use, more for learning and building a portfolio) for around £370 (whatever that is in dollars, I'm guessing at ~$550)
Just to correct you, there is no need to study 3D, unless they have changed it.
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25-01-2006, 03:14 PM   #4
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I was under the impression that you needed verification from the course you are on/college you are studying at so that you can buy it - I stand corrected

What places sell unlimited as a student version that dont need verification then?
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25-01-2006, 04:14 PM   #5
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most such institutions that I am aware of do require some kind of verification
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25-01-2006, 04:25 PM   #6
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I was under the impression that you needed verification from the course you are on/college you are studying at so that you can buy it - I stand corrected

What places sell unlimited as a student version that dont need verification then?
You do need verification of student status, but you do NOT have to be studying 3D. I got a student license of Maya 5.0, and I'm studying Software Engineering.
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25-01-2006, 04:43 PM   #7
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Thanks guys. I tried to download Maya Personal Learning Edition, but when I clicked it on the desktop it got an error and quit :angery:
I cant get the college version because i'm not in college, either.
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06-02-2006, 09:58 PM   #8
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Thanks guys. I tried to download Maya Personal Learning Edition, but when I clicked it on the desktop it got an error and quit :angery:
I cant get the college version because i'm not in college, either.
What kind of error are you getting? I had trouble installing the PLE edition at first. It turned out my Norton Antivirus kept locking it up.
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06-02-2006, 10:31 PM   #9
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norton is the work of the devil.... eats away resources like a fat kid on cake :bandit:
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14-02-2006, 11:02 PM   #10
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yeah, I have norton! that might be the problem!
i'll check as soon as I can :attn:
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