Quickly access all your 3D content
High DPI display support
Run 3ds Max on modern HDPI monitors and laptops.
Improved pipeline tools integration
Get an extended and improved Python/.NET toolset.
Seamlessly move from one renderer to another.
Easily transfer data into game engines.
Connect 3ds Max and the Stingray engine.
Better support for Stingray shaders
Gain better support for physically based shaders.
Integrated Creative Market 3D content store
Quickly search an online market of 3D assets.
Max Creation Graph (enhanced)
Use shapes and splines, and import simulation data.
New support for nondestructive animation worfklows.
Scene Explorer and Layer Manager (enhanced)
Work with complex scenes more easily.
Easily discover the main features of 3ds Max.
Easier Revit and SketchUp workflows
Import data from Revit up to 10 times faster.
New startup configurations speed scene creation.
View massive data sets in the Nitrous viewport.
Autodesk Translation Framework
Exchange data with SolidWorks, other file formats.
Enjoy more freedom when interacting with 3D content.
Small user-requested features (SURFs)
Small feature requests from the User Voice forum.
Enhanced scene management
New nested layers in Scene Explorers.
Configurable user interface
Access multiple views with tabbed layouts.
Flexible camera matching
Place CG elements into photo backgrounds.
Data transfer and pipeline integration
Get single-step data transfer with 3ds Max.
Choose from compositing options in 3ds Max.
Collaborative workflows with Containers
Use containers to override object properties.
Comprehensive 3ds Max SDK
Extend and customize 3ds Max with the SDK.
Employ the Python scripting language.
Civil View feature set
Turn civil design geometry into precise 3D design.
AutoCAD and Revit interoperability
Import Revit files directly into 3ds Max.
Exchange industrial design data with engineers.
One-click Print Studio access
Launch Print Studio directly from 3ds Max.