These plug-ins are part of the SHAPES installation but are also freely available as a separate download for full compatibility when a scene is used in an environment without SHAPES present.
Note: The nodes should not be used with the SHAPES 5 public beta
- Unzip the downloaded archive, open Maya and run the installSHAPES.ma file, which contains the installer*.
- Select Easy Install**.
By default the Maya user preferences folder will be used for the installation.
Any previous SHAPES installation will be overwritten.
The SHAPES shelf buttons will be added to the current shelf.
- Click Easy Install.
- Restart Maya.
* Note: If the installer window doesn’t show when opening the installSHAPES.ma file make sure that the execution of script nodes is enabled in the Open Scene options of Maya and open the file again.
** For other installation options please see the SHAPES_InstallGuide.pdf from the downloaded archive for more details.