Follow these steps exactly...
Then download and install Maya 2014 SP3.
I installed SP3 on Mavericks following excatly those guidelines.
Now when I want to open maya for the first time, the icon keeps jumping in my dock, and never actually opens.
I had the same problem but I realized that I forgot to remove these Files. Very important ist Nr. 2.
1. Delete the main Application [Drag the folder into the trash!]. Maya includes Matchmover and Composite. These applications are in:
2. Delete Backburner by removing these folders:
3. Delete & Backup licensing files/folders
The Library folders in Mac OS 10.7 and higher is completely hidden so you can use the Go > Go to folder to access it.
After that I was able to start the programm
I had the same problem where I couldn't activate Maya. I did what said to do, uninstall Maya and install Maya SP3, but when I opened it it did give me the option to active it it just opened. Does this mean it is already activated??
Yes. Everything is working for you. I also blogged it here:
After following these instructions and then installing SP3, all was well.
Thank you for your post it was very helpful.
I have some 36 students who will all be much happier now, thanks to you
Rename the folder above "ADLM". We are basically trying to re-install it clean. For Mavericks support, you will need to use a 2014 product. A complete list of updates are noted here: