AvizStudio Tools - ATiles

Version: 
2.50
Date Updated: 
11/05/2014

ATiles is scripted 3ds Max plug-in for creating roof tiles, tiled floors, brick walls, fences, and more.

Additional Info: 

 Pro version of the script (commercial) includes all the futures of the free version plus:

  • Create ATiles object with one click from roof plane, geometry or spline.
  • Cache mesh for speed. Store inside ATiles object generated geometry for viewport and render.
  • Re-create mode. Rebuild objects without loosing material or connection to other objects.
  • More advanced tools - Volume, Path(beta) and Surface(beta) tools.
  • Random transformations of the tiles - Rotate, Move and Scale.

 New in version 2.50:

  • New Presets system
  • Included 100 new presets in 10 categories
  • Region and Volume optimization
  • Random Material optimizations
  • Transforms and material variations on sub-object level
  • Other small bug fixes and optimizations

New in version 2.02:

  • Fixes small bugs.
  • Speed optimizations.

New in version 2.01:

  • Select Similar function - select similar ATiles objects based on their parameters.
  • Create Roof/Geometry object based on smoothing group (ATiles Pro only).
  • Create Roof/Geometry object based on face normal (ATiles Pro only).

New in version 2.0:

  • Create options to set tilt and cut angles from points in the viewport.
  • Option to fit tiles count to given size for X, Y or Z.
  • Option to control base and top cut angles.
  • Option to redefine custom tile. Unlimited custom tiles.
  • Option to select main, first and viewport tile.
  • Options to align tiles - move, rotate and mirror.
  • Option to improve weld Accuracy for small object when a region is selected.
  • Option to align region to tilt angle.
  • Option to set material ID variation.

 New in version 1.4:

  • Set internal scale of the sub elements for X, Y and Z.
  • Auto optimization of sub elements when creating new object.
  • New video - How to cover with ATiles complex roof .

New in version 1.3:

  • Option to replace first element or first row of elements with the element stored in "Custom2".
  • New video - Haw to create custom roof tiles with version 1.30.

New in version 1.2:

  • Offset R - Offset every even row.
  • Reset button - Reset parameters to default values.
  • New download page with more information about the script.

New in version 1.1:

  • Offset Z - offset elements in Z-axis
  • Absolute offset for X,Y and Z - Define exact distance between elements. You can turn it on or off with one click of a button.

Installation:

  • Download and unzip the desired version.
  • Use included ATiles_Setup.exe to install the script.
  • Restart 3ds Max
Version Requirement: 
3ds Max 7 or later
Video URL: 

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atanasbak's picture

Quick tips

These are five new quick tip videos for ATiles script:

- Quick Wooden Facade
- Quick Stone Veneer
- Quick Stone Walkway
- Quick Wooden Porch
- Quick Roof Construction

Watch on YouTube here

vanderloo5's picture

top course is not proportioinate

I just downloaded this script and when I add my roof sections all of my top courses are way too long. I kept messing with the settings and all of the sudden it looks right. But, as you can see from the attachment, they aren't inserting correctly and it takes a ton of time to get it to look right and I'm not even sure what I did to correct them??

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grasshopper's picture

Welding

Hi, I have exactly the same issue as harumscarum. Is there a resolution to this please?.. Great script other wise tho.

atanasbak's picture

unexpected weld

Does this happens when you set "Define Region" option to "None" ?
This may be a result of Max accuracy when calculating boolean operation with very small objects.
You can sand me this object to check it for errors at tools@avizstudio.com

harumscarum's picture

unexpected weld threshold when using cut shape + units is meters

here is same object i, but created in different scenes which units are meters and millimeters. i work only with exteriors and my units are meters, but ATiles object kind of welding vertex or something when region shape is aplied. is it bug or i need work in millimeters only?

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ozgurtar's picture

It's a great tool, thanks

It's a great tool, thanks very much.

curmeiste's picture

Thank you for your wonderful

Thank you for your wonderful work on this script

maxlee's picture

Thanks!

Thank you for your help!I got it!

titane357's picture

running the script add a new

running the script add a new category in the geometry rollout : Avizstudiotool and macros to run the script. Best is to put .mse in startup script folder.
Macros are in the "populate" category.
Wonderfull script !!!!!

maxlee's picture

It is not work! Please help me.

Hello!My system is win7 64bit and 3ds max2010 64bit ,I was running the script,but there was nothing happened!

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