3ds Max 2008 is shipping
From the Autodesk announcement email:
"Autodesk® 3ds Max® 2008 is now shipping! This release makes working with complex scenes easier than ever. Dramatic performance improvements – in areas such as viewport interaction, selection and material assignment, as well as new, artist-friendly UI and scene management features, result in significantly enhanced productivity. Click below to find out about all the new features and enhancements of this exciting new release."
See What's New in 3ds Max 2008
Of particular interest to some of you scripters out there is the new "MAXScript ProEditor" which is an integration of the SciTe editor into 3ds Max 2008. From the 3ds Max 2008 highlights list:
"3ds Max 2008 marks the debut of the new MAXScript ProEditor. This intuitive new interface for working with MAXScript includes multilevel undo functionality; fast, high-quality code colorization; rapid opening of large documents; line number display; regular expressions in search/replace; folding of sections of the script; support for user customization; and many other features."