Autodesk today announced Autodesk MotionBuilder 7.5 character animation software, which features real-time productivity tools to realize ideas for sophisticated 3D characters in next-generation game pipelines. Autodesk MotionBuilder caters to a broad range of users, from independent digital artists to large-scale production studios. New features in version 7.5 include: new keyframe-centric workflows that streamline the process of keyframe animation; increased interoperability with content creation applications such as Autodesk 3ds Max and Maya; quicker setup and animation of a wider range of character types; easy transfer of mirrored poses of one character extension to another; fast setup of complex multiple character interactions; and more. Autodesk MotionBuilder 7.5 will be available later this month for US$4,195.