Autosave in Maya

maya Jul 27, 2018

Autosave is a very handy feature, available in Maya.

Autosave, its names says it all, it incrementally saves the file, by default it saves the file with a five-minute interval.

This can be very useful if you are used to working for long hours, and you are used to seeing the apple spinning pinwheel.

Select similar in Maya (Tutorial)
In component mode selecting similar vertices, edges and faces of a similar type to the current selection can be multiple steps and time-consuming. Maya offers select similar, this tool selects the active component of similar type to the current selection, drastically reducing the number of steps. …

Let’s not go more in depth with why you see the pinwheel, time to go straight into setting up Autosave.

First open Maya preferences. Windows > Settings/Preferences > Preferences settings-and-preferences

Maya Settings/Preferences
Maya Auto Save Off


The AutoSave tab is located under File/Projects

All you need to do is click on the Enable check-box,, you can edit the settings below according to your requirements.

Maya Auto Save On

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