How to Export and Import Bifrost Compounds

Learn how to export and import Bifrost compounds and include documentation.

One of the things that the new Bifrost graph brings in Maya is the ability to share compounds. In this latest quick tip tutorial, the Maya Learning Channel shows how you can package a Bifrost compound with all the associated documentation. The notes can display in the Info Tab so that you can share compounds with others.

Bifrost is now a new visual programming environment in Maya, similar to how ICE operated inside of Softimage. The node-based visual graph lets users do scattering, instancing, deformation, volume processing, dynamic simulation, material assignments, file IO, and even mix in low-level math nodes – without switching contexts or graph semantics.