"Script for importing Autodesk .3DS files. The 3DS file format is one of the most widely used for 3D models - so you'll have no trouble finding modelling programs and utilities that can export to it. It's never been easier to get your models into gmax! Imports full geometry - materials with textures - keyframed animations - model hierarchies - lights - and smoothing groups
1.1 Update: Added support for keyframed animation. Basic light import. Improved material import "