Set up PyCharm for Maya

In the main screen select configure > preferences:

Open ‘Project Interpreter’:

Click on the Gear icon and ‘Add’

Select ‘System Interpreter’

Then click the … button and navigate to and select the file:


Click ok

You should now see the maya python 2.7 interpreter:

Open the gear icon again and click “Show all”

Then click on the small folder structure icon:

In the next window click the ‘Add’ icon

Navigate to:


And click ok:

Then click ‘OK’ again

Then in the project interpreter window click Apply:

Then OK

PyCharm should now be set up to use the Maya python library with autocomplete!