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3ds Max or 3ds Max Design

3ds Max Design and 3ds Max software share core technology, but offer specialized toolsets for different industries. 3ds Max Design features toolsets for architects, designers, engineers, and visualization specialists, whereas 3ds Max includes toolsets for game developers, visual effects artists, and motion graphics artists.

3ds Max 2015
3ds Max 2015
3ds Max Design 2015
3ds Max Design 2015
Price for 1 license $3,675 SRP† $3,675 SRP†
Ideal for Games, film, motion graphics Architects, designers, civil engineers
3D animation
Populate crowd animation
Character animation and rigging tools
General animation tools
Animated deformers
3D modeling
Point cloud support
Polygon, spline, and NURBS-based modeling
Painting, mapping, and materials
Placement tools
3D rendering
Stereo Camera
Enhanced ActiveShade interactive rendering
Accelerated Nitrous high-quality viewport
Integrated rendering options
Render pass system
Slate compositing editor
Dynamics, effects, and lighting analysis
Particle Flow
MassFX cloth, rigid-bodies, and particles
Exposure lighting simulation and analysis
UI, workflow, and pipeline
Entertainment-focused user experience
Design-focused user experience
Flexible camera matching
Direct connect support
AutoCAD and Revit file support
Civil view feature set
Adobe Photoshop, After Effects interoperability
Compositing integration
3ds Max SDK
Python scripting
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