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Features

Viewport, camera, and shader features

View demos of features in 3ds Max® Design software that help you interact more fluidly with your scene. With an accelerated viewport, tools for camera animation and matching, and a real-time shader editor, 3ds Max Design helps you iterate faster and work in a higher fidelity interactive context.

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Viewport, cameras & shaders

  • New

    Camera sequencer**

    Tell great stories with high-quality animation. 

  • New

    Accelerated viewport performance

    Interact with your scene more fluidly.

  • New

    ShaderFX visual shader editor

    Intuitively create advanced HLSL shaders. (video: 1:07 min.)

  • Perspective matching tools

    Place CG elements into photo backgrounds. (video: 1:05 min.)

  • Nitrous high-performance and quality viewport

    View light and shadow effects interactively. (video: 1:09 min.)

  • 2D pan and zoom

    Pan and zoom without affecting cameras. (video: 1:19 min.)

**This feature is exclusively available as part of the 3ds Max Design 2015 Extension 2 release to customers on active Autodesk® Maintenance Subscription. Extension 2 for 3ds Max Design 2015 is expected to be available on or after December 17, 2014.