PSD to 3D Lite
For those in 2D animation that believe that 3D animation is a whole other inaccessible universe, try PSD to 3D Lite! In a click it will generate all the linear meshes you need to take your flat and fabulous Photoshop creation into deeper space. *Not compatible with MacOS
Quick Tip #1
Get more out of your 2D layers than you would in an After Effects environment by using PSD to 3D Lite. With a click of a button your 2D Photoshop layers will be turned into meshes and textures in 3D space. Utilize the many features in Maya to move your objects around, bend your meshes, create dynamic shadows and overall bring life to your illustrations.
Quick Tip #2
If you are experiencing corner clipping with the mesh generation in Maya, increase the expand value in the psdExporter in Photoshop. Save your file, reload the PSD file in Maya, generate the mesh and it should fix your issue.
Windows Operating System
*not MacOS compatible
Adobe Photoshop CS6+
Autodesk Maya 2017+
Windows .exe Installer
* not MacOS compatible
Tutorial: Download + Install + Register
A video that goes through the process of downloading, installing and registering the "PSD to 3D" plugin on your Windows PC. Presently the PSDto3D plugin is for Photoshop and Maya on PC only.