From intricate details on characters and objects to jaw-dropping environments and worlds, 3ds Max® software is the tool of choice for creating immersive game experiences and visualising complex designs.
Automatically optimise the geometry of high-resolution models to create a clean, quad-based mesh geometry.
Extrude faces on 3D objects in an intuitive and flexible way. Rebuild and stitch together adjacent faces automatically.
Experience streamlined, intuitive and fully scriptable texture baking.
Arnold for 3ds Max (MAXtoA) supports interactive rendering directly from the interface.
Reduce design iteration with render-quality viewport previews, displaying PBR (physically based rendering) materials and camera effects directly.
Use Safe Scene Loading to protect your work from potentially malicious scripts that could be part of scene files.
3ds Max fluids
Create realistic liquid behaviours, such as water, oil and lava, as well as replicate gravity and collision effects.
Particle flow effects
Create 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 and the Malware Removal functionality, which 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 customised workspaces with a more modern, responsive, high-DPI-ready user interface.
GL Transmission Format (glTF) support
Publish assets from your 3ds Max scene to glTF 3D content for use in web applications, online shops, browser games and other online plug sockets.