Alias|Wavefront today announced Maya 5, the latest version of its Oscar award-winning 3D software. With the eighth release of its flagship software, the company delivers “a host of innovative new ways to create digital content along with numerous customer suggested productivity enhancements. Improvements added to both Maya Complete and Maya Unlimited software will energize artist and programmer workflows in such creative industries as game development, broadcast graphics, Web content creation, design visualization and film production.” Further information and details on new features can be found in the press release. Maya Complete for Mac OS X, Windows, IRIX and Linux will be available in May for US$1,999. Maya Unlimited for Windows, IRIX and Linux will also ship in May for $6,999. Version upgrades for Maya Complete are priced at $899 and $1,249 for Maya Unlimited.