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3ds Max® 3D modeling and rendering software helps you create massive worlds in games, stunning scenes for design visualization, and engaging virtual reality experiences.
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Create, shape, and define a range of environments and detailed characters.
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3ds Max works with most major renderers—including Arnold, V-Ray, and Iray—to help create striking scenes and visuals.
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Build imaginative characters and realistic scenes for games, architecture, and product design.
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Revit, Inventor, and Fusion 360, as well as SketchUp, Unity, and Unreal, all work with 3ds Max. (video: 3:05 min.)
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The MAXtoA plug-in is integrated into 3ds Max, giving you access to the latest Arnold features.
Create realistic liquid behaviors directly in 3ds Max.
Create Open Shading Language (OSL) maps, from simple math nodes all the way up to fully procedural textures.
Create parametric Boolean operations on 2 or more splines for open or closed shapes using the familiar UI from 3D Booleans.
A small, globally distributed game studio delivers a realistic driving experience in over 180 iconic cars across 60 world-renowned tracks.
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The franchise that popularized the survival horror genre pushes the limits again to create one of the most frightening VR experiences available.
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‣Produce high-end renderings
‣Bring film-quality rendering to your design visualization
3ds Max + Revit (video: 3:03 min.)
Model your design and layout in Revit and use 3ds Max to add final details. 3ds Max preserves model geometry, lights, materials, and other metadata from Revit projects. (Tutorial: Part 1)
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3ds Max + Arnold (video: 0.46 min.)
Use Arnold with 3ds Max to render stunning design visualizations. Use the virtual reality-ready camera to create immersive experiences.
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