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USD is a high-performance extensible software platform for collaboratively constructing animated 3D scenes, designed to meet the needs of large-scale film and visual effects production.

USD provides robust interchange between digital content creation tools with its expanding set of schemas, covering domains like geometry, shading, lighting, and physics.

USD’s unique composition features have powerful benefits. For example, composition provides rich and varied ways to combine individual assets into larger assemblies, and enables workflows that let many users collaborate simultaneously without conflict.