ngSkinTools started as a small personal project for Viktoras Makauskas, however Viktoras has recently released his ngSkinTools for Autodesk Maya that is a fully featured public project currently in beta. ngSkinTools for Maya is a skinning plugin for Autodesk Maya, introducing new concepts to character skinning such as layers, any-pose-mirroring, enhanced paint brushes, true smoothing, and more. Check out the ngSkinTools character skinning tools plugin for Maya here for more information.