Get increased artistic control, better realism, and improved usability with the enhanced Populate crowd animation feature.
Import, visualize, snap to, and render massive point cloud datasets to create more precise models from real-world references.
Easily create advanced HLSL viewport shaders with the ShaderFX real-time visual shader editor.
Easily position and orient content relative to other content in your scene with new Placement tools.
Create a chamfered or beveled edge between two surfaces consisting of quads, rather than triangles, to help eliminate pinching.
Enjoy a faster ActiveShade preview rendering workflow that now supports mental ray.
iray and mental ray are registered trademarks of NVIDIA ARC GmbH, licensed for use by Autodesk, Inc.
Increase interactivity with substantially faster navigation, selection, and viewport texture baking.
Create more engaging entertainment content and design visualizations with the new Stereo Camera feature set*.
* Fulfilled through the Autodesk Exchange application store (apps.exchange.autodesk.com). English language only.
** Requires a recent AMD FirePro graphics card and a supported HD3D Active Stereo monitor or equivalent.
Manage complex scenes more easily with enhancements to Scene Explorers.
Extend and customize 3ds Max with the popular and easy-to-learn Python scripting language.