Alias today announced at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference that Maya Unlimited 6 for Mac OS X will be released by late summer for US$6,999. Responding to “increasing customer demand from the Mac community,” the company is porting the entire Maya Unlimited feature set for Mac OS X with all tools that are available to artists with Maya Unlimited 6. Features of Maya for Mac OS X include: recent conversion of Maya to a Mach-O application, allowing plug-in developers to use Xcode from the Apple Developers Tools; AppleScript support for Maya Embedded Language (MELÔ, the Maya scripting language); Quartz rendering for marketing menus and hotbox; QuickTime implementation throughout the entire package; and more.