Among the new features are:
- Color Management - a new system of color management that maintains the creative artistic intention for lighting and rendering process with a simple linear workflow. Studies can customize the system to best match the color of its pipeline, allowing artists to work through the various applications and maintain the compatibility of the color in the whole pipeline of study.
- Performance Profiler - The technical managers can now assess, measure, and debug and performance of individual nodes, characters and scenes for Maya.
- Python API for Viewport 2.0 - will offer greater flexibility for customization of the viewport using this scripting language popular and easy to learn.
Maya 2015 Extension 1 will be available September 10, 2014 ..