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Features

Computer animation and character rigging

See how the sophisticated 3D animation toolset in 3ds Max® software can help you create intelligent, believable characters and high-quality animations. 

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3D animation

  • New

    Text tool

    AVAILABLE WITH EXTENSION 1

    Add data-driven information to your scenes.

  • New

    Geodesic Voxel and Heatmap skinning

    AVAILABLE WITH EXTENSION 1

    Create better skin weighting more quickly.

  • New

    Max Creation Graph animation controllers

    AVAILABLE WITH EXTENSION 1

    Create procedural animations with 3 new controllers.

  • New

    Camera Sequencer

    Tell great stories with high-quality animation.

  • New

    Dual Quaternion skinning

    Create better skinned characters in less time.

  • Populate crowd animation

    Generate believable human motion. (video: 1:10 min.)

  • Populate enhancements

    Create more convincing crowds. (video: 1:36 min.)

  • Character animation and rigging tools

    Create believable characters with realistic motion.

  • General animation tools

    Work with keyframe, Dopesheet, and procedural tools.

  • Animated deformers

    Add life to creatures and simulate fluidic effects.

This feature is exclusively available to current Maintenance Subscription or Desktop Subscription customers as part of Extension 1 for 3ds Max 2016 software, expected to be available on or after August 11, 2015.