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Unity will pick the version of Maya which was installed last not the corresponding version when importing/opening .ma/.mb file

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How to reproduce:
1. Firstly install Maya 2020
2. Secondly install Maya 2018
3. Make anything with Maya 2020, save as .mb or .ma
4. Create new Unity project
5. Import file from Maya 2020 to Unity

Expected results: Unity imports the file with Maya 2020
Actual results: Unity tries to import the file with Maya 2018

Reproducible with: 2018.4.28f1, 2019.4.13f1, 2020.1.10f1, 2020.2.0b8

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    Resolution Note:

    Unity opens the Maya installation that is assigned to the file extension by the OS. Make sure that the wanted version opens when you start Maya from the file (.mb or .ma). Consequently, only one version at a time is possible.

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