3ds Max NEWS

FormCutter 3.0

Dan Constantin presented a major new release of his FormCutter tool to accelerate modeling workflows in 3ds Max. On this new version the tool received a complete new UI, simpler and straight forward. Realtime cuts, a shape cut tool with a new library to save and load custom shapes, mirrors, […]

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3ds Max 2024.1

We have the first update for 3ds Max 2024! A lot of small improvements on multiple areas to boost productivity. -We can finally copy/paste any controller directly from the spinners! We can set as new default that will be persistent on different 3ds max sessions any value you want! -Array […]

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EUE Reconnect 2023

EUE is one of the oldest/most iconics events around CG in the world. Have been always a big focus in 3ds Max talks, and its an incredible event hosted in a bar! with some of the most prominent CG artist from all around the world. This 2023 is happening again, […]

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Anima 5.1

Anima is perhaps the most popular crowd system in 3ds Max. Now in this new update adds some minor updates. However on the 3dsmax plugin we received compatibility with 3ds Max 2024, improved compatibility of the 4d models with chaos Vantage, and options to copy instead of instance duplicated drop […]

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Sculpt tool in 3ds Max

Mihail Lupu released a very interesting tool to do basic sculping inside 3ds Max. Very interesting to see this tool in action with cool functionalities added. Easy IDs selections, multiple common brushes to flatten, smooth, pinch, etc… Quick booleans and quick retopology, all on a clean and nice interface. Check […]

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Autodesk vision series at FMX

FMX is happening soon. and Autodesk vision series are back on April 26 and 27. Check all the events available here Talks from Axis studios, rise, and multiple artists. Alex Horst will cover how to accelerate workflows thanks to the new array and booleans tools

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Free extended MakePreview

Max 2024 added a lot of new features, some not so visible, like exposing all parameters from creating a playblast to maxscript. Previously some parameters where not exposed. Changso Eun created a new make preview for 3dsmax. Taking as a base what already exist, but adding a lot of requested […]

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3ds Max 2024

We have a complete new max 2024! I cover on Patreon an in depth review for booleans and new array modifiers. 3ds Max 2024 is one of the biggest updates that I remember. We have improvements in modeling, animation, UI, materials, performance, rendering, color management, and more! The star of […]

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Randomixer for 3ds Max

Spline Dynamics released his tool to randomize everything. It will create variations on your scene, model or characters, and you can manage them with state assets. Populate your scene with different models, randomize textures or materials, randomize positions, add variations for lights and cameras, everything is possible. Ideal to explore […]

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Razor Cutting tool FREE

Paul Fuller released for free his awesome script “Razor“. I personally used the tool in multiple projects like destructions in Game of Thrones, Godzilla vs Kong, Aquaman, Guardians of the Galaxy 2 and others. It allows to create cuts in your geometry drawing directly in viewport the cut. What makes […]

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ChatGPT for 3ds Max

Joker Martini released a proof of concept integrating ChatGPT in 3dsMax. Ask any prompt, and you will get a maxscript or phyton code generated automatically for you! Its still in development, so bugs can occur, you can download it for free from GitHub and give feedback for future updates. You […]

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SmartExtrude Toggle

Smart Extrude is one of the best additions for fast modeling in 3dsmax, but sometimes you wish was turn off. Changsoo eun created a simple script that allow to turn on/off smart extrude automatic welding. Its free and you can download it from his page.

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Paul Neale 3dsMax Tricks

Paul Neale during the years created very graphic and descriptive screenshoots of 3dsMax documenting different areas. From modeling, to rigging, animation, OSL, rendering or shortcuts, this images can help you understand 3dsmax or discover new functions. Right click and “Open Image on new tab” to watch the image bigger. And […]

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thinkingParticles 7.3

Cebas technologies released a new iteration for his veteran particle system in 3ds Max. On this version 7.3 they turbocharged MEL, a new language scripting oriented for vfx introduced in 7.2. MEL is multithreaded, accelerating every aspect of thinkingParticles. With this new language you will be able to access any […]

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