Bring 3D film effects to the big screen. Generate realistic characters for a top-selling game. Create rich and complex design visualization. Autodesk 3ds Max 3D animation, rendering and modeling software lets game developers, design visualization professionals, and visual effects artists maximize their productivity and tackle challenging animation projects.
Work with ever-increasing amounts of data and more complex scenes. The new 64-bit version of Autodesk 3ds Max takes advantage of the latest technology advancements, to address challenges you face in next-generation production pipelines.
Quickly model inorganic shapes with Pro Booleans. Place animation into separate layers to easily tweak dense and complex animations. View scene complexity statistics along with the resulting frame rate to measure and optimize scene performance. Feature enhancements in 3ds Max 9?such as faster solving of complex cloth dynamics?deliver the speed and precision needed to meet time-sensitive production deadlines.
Easily share files, track work-in-progress assets, and customize production pipelines to accelerate creative workflows. Improvements to "XRefs" for better interaction with linked assets, support for relative paths, and Autodesk« Vault functionality help production teams optimize workflow and manage collaboration among members of a creative team.
Produce stunning photo-real imagery. Use new mental ray 3.5 shaders to easily create beautiful skies with shadows from the sun or simulate metallic car paint. In addition, new presets for ambient occlusion, rounded corner effects, reflections, and refractions make it easier to achieve realistic, stunning results. Harness the full power of the mental ray rendering engine within Autodesk 3ds Max 9 software.