Dave Girard's 101 Autodesk® Maya® Tips is now available in Kindle, interactive iPad edition and DRM-free EPUB/PDF editions. Work faster, cry less. Read more about the ebook.




Follow cgbeige on Twitter

Topics by tag:



Recently published articles by Dave G:



Free downloads by Dave G:



Mac OS X-only downloads:

Icons for Maya to Differentiate Versions

After force quitting the wrong version of Maya because all versions since 2011 have had the same icon, I decided to badge each version with a number to identify them so I wouldn’t make that mistake again. I chose a font that would work even at tiny sizes:

and at typical sizes, they look great:

So, here they are for Mac, Linux and Windows:

http://www.can-con.ca/tumblrpics/maya_icons.zip

Install instructions are included but unfortunately, the Windows .ico icons are hard-coded into the app so you can only change a shortcut icon, not the running application icon. If someone knows how to change a Windows app icon, let me know.

2 notes | Permalink