Convert physics into regular keyframes with
From the Ragdoll menu, select the
Bake Simulation from the
Learn more with this tutorial on YouTube.
On completion of a bake, it'll tell you how long it took.
Not showing up?
The message is an "in-view" message that needs to be enabled for anything to appear. Head into the Maya Preferences, under
Interface | Help.
Or run this from your
from maya import cmds cmds.optionVar(intValue=("inViewMessageEnable", 1))
Find a few more options in the Options dialog. Hover over each item to learn more about it.
Bake Selected Scenes
Sometimes your simulation is split across multiple scenes. Use this option to bake only the selected scenes, leaving the others active.