From detailed characters and props to jaw-dropping environments and worlds, 3ds Max® is the tool of choice for creating immersive gaming experiences and complex designs.
Create 3D props, vehicles and characters with geometry based on vertices, edges and faces.
Quickly build complex surfaces for cityscapes, forests and landscapes using automated modelling.
Reduce design iterations with render-quality viewport previews of PBR materials and camera effects.
Make realistic objects with Physically Based Rendering, Open Shading Language and Bake to Texture.
Render complex scenes and designs with Arnold for 3ds Max.
Easily share assets with support for file formats like glTF, USD, FBX, CAD formats and more.
Create realistic behaviours and replicate gravity and collision effects for liquids like water, oil and lava.
Particle flow effects
Produce sophisticated particle effects such as water, fire, spray and snow.
Extensive plug-in library
Access hundreds of industry-leading, third-party plug-ins from our extensive community.
Use Safe Scene Script Execution to protect your work against malicious scripts that could be part of scene files. The Malware Removal functionality detects and removes known malicious scripts from scene files and startup scripts.
Get tighter pipeline integration with support for Python 3.
Pipeline integration support
Easily customise 3ds Max to fit your production pipeline needs.
Modern UI and workspaces
Create your own custom workspaces with a modern, responsive, high-DPI-ready user interface.
Publish assets from your 3ds Max scene to glTF for use in web applications, online stores, browser games and other online outlets.