Alias|Wavefront today announced that it has begun shipping Maya for Mac OS X, its high-end 3D graphics and animation software. Maya for Mac OS X brings all of Maya Complete to the Mac, and adds features unique to the Mac, including QuickTime support and tear-off menus in the hot box. “We are thrilled to be releasing Maya as a native Mac application,” said Mark Sylvester, Ambassador at Alias/Wavefront. “Mac OS X provides the kind of powerful, open environment Maya users demand with a UI that artists love. We can’t wait to see what the Mac graphics community is going to do with Maya on Mac OS X.” Maya is available for US$7,500.