Download .msi by selecting "Windows Installer" download option in release page, and execute it on your computer. Installation will place files in
C:\ProgramData\Autodesk\ApplicationPlugins\ngskintools2 (unless your
%ProgramData% environment variable is different).
Download "Installer for Linux" in release page. The zip contains single shell file that will extract plugin contents in:
~/Autodesk/ApplicationPlugins/ngskintools- if choosing single user option;
/usr/autodesk/ApplicationPlugins/ngskintools- "all users" option;
Download .pkg by selecting "Installer for macOS" download option in release page. Installation will place files in
Using autoloader system, nothing needs to be configured additionally. Maya scans autoloader locations for plugins at startup, and configures each discovered plugin automatically. Autoloader will create a “ngSkinTools2” shelf with a button to open UI.
Now, restart Maya and a new tab ngSkinTools2 should appear in your shelf.
Manual setup - all platforms
If you really need to manually configure installation, you need three things (assuming you’ve got some experience setting up a Maya plugin):
MAYA_PLUG_IN_PATH(use particular plugin path for your OS/Maya version);
Add ngSkinTools shelf button with python code:
import ngSkinTools2; ngSkinTools2.open_ui()