Adaptable file format for 3D animation software

FBX® data exchange technology is a 3D asset exchange format that facilitates higher-fidelity data exchange between 3ds Max, Maya, MotionBuilder, Mudbox and other propriety and third-party software.

FBX features

  • Single-step interoperability

    Work between Autodesk 3D animation software tools.

  • More efficient workflow

    Integrate toolsets and transfer data between applications.

  • Easier data exchange

    Simplify digital asset exchange with other creative teams.

  • Easier data exchange: Use FBX to more seamlessly exchange digital assets with other studios and creative teams whose pipelines are built around disparate tools.
  • Customize your pipeline: Add FBX to your pipeline and gain the flexibility to open, manipulate, and export custom data to help meet the needs of your particular production.
  • 2D and 3D tools and support: Use multiple 3D tools, and access support for 3D and 2D data.


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FBX plug-ins are built into the installer for 2016, 2015, and 2014 releases of media and entertainment software.