Chaos Phoenix for Maya Free Download – Detailed Installation

Chaos Phoenix

Chaos Phoenix for Maya

Chaos Phoenix for Maya empowers users to simulate fire, smoke, explosion, liquid, foam and splash, with outstanding flexibility and speed. It is a hybrid simulation system consisting of meshes and particles, allowing you to get the best of both worlds. Fully integrated with V-Ray, it harnesses the power of Chaos Group rendering engine including proper GI from generated fluids.

V-Ray RT supports all Phoenix FD translations, including those with proper refraction. Phoenix FD for Maya is optimized for a large number of elements allowing users to work on complex simulations.

Features of Chaos Phoenix for Maya

  • A hybrid simulation system consisting of meshes and particles
  • Auto-foam and whole generation with optimized shaders for faster rendering and easier setup
  • Optimized for large number of elements including a fog shader
  • Similar GPU preview with near-rendering quality and allows you to set up your fluid in viewport with multiple lights even before exporting
  • Support for all V-Ray RT fluids, including those with proper refraction, for quick and efficient document setups
  • 3D textures allow you to extract data channels from the simulation that can be used in a variety of ways (blending the color of the fluid, changing the IOR for fog effects, etc.)
  • Full integration with V-Ray, including proper GI from creation fluids
  • Option to create distorting haze effects for objects behind the translation mesh
  • Scripting via MaxScript in 3ds Max and Pyton in Maya for full simulation control

System requirements of Chaos Phoenix for Maya

  • Configure according to the installed Maya software
  • Operating system: Windows 7/8 / 8.1 / 10/11
  • Memory (RAM): Requires 1 GB of RAM.
  • Hard disk space: 1 GB of free space required.
  • Processor: Intel Dual Core processor or higher.

Chaos Phoenix for Maya Free Download

Chaos Phoenix v5.00.00 for Maya 2019 – 2023 x64


3DS Max Collection


How to install Chaos Phoenix for Maya

  • Turn off anti-virus software (Note also turn off Windows Defender) is extremely important
  • Unzip the downloaded software
  • Run Setup to install the software, do not install the License Server
  • Copy phoenix_50000_fix.mll to the path C:\Program Files\Autodesk\Maya20xx\phoenixfd\plug-ins
  • Run Maya, select Plug-in Manager, find the fix plugin and check Loaded and Auto-Load
  • Copy dbghelp.dll to the path C:\Program Files\Chaos Group\Phoenix FD\Maya 2023 for x64\bin
  • Done