Arnold for Maya is included with a default install of Maya 2017 via the mtoa.mll plug-in. This plug-in is auto-loaded, and Arnold is set as the preferred renderer in Maya. More information about Arnold for Maya can be found in the Autodesk Maya User Guide. More information about changes to rendering in Autodesk Maya 2017 can be found here. 

A guide to transitioning to Arnold for Maya 2017 can be found here. 

Release Date

July 25, 2016

This version uses the Arnold 4.2.14.0 core.

DOWNLOADS

ARNOLD BUGFIXES 

Lights

Shaders

Support in Viewport 2.0 for the following features:      

Color management

AOV's

UV Tiling