CheckMate tools by POPA_3D - Turbosquid Contest Winner

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 # Script Features: 

the script is composed from 4 sub scripts:

  • Models Checker:

Check For Scenes and Objects Problems (flipped faces, Ngons Faces, Overlapping Vertices, Isolated Vertices, scaled objects, overlapping UVs, default Names, Hidden Objects, not grouped Objects, objects without materials, Missings Textures, defaults Materials names).

Batch check Files is supported.

you have the possibility to output checking results to HTML.

  • Problems Fixer:

Fix several geometry and scene problems (unhide all objects, link all objects to a parent to be able to move them at once, convert Ngons to Quad, remove Isolated Vertices, reset scale)
assign Material to objects without materials.
collect all textures used in the scene put them in the same folder as the 3ds max file,  then strip their path so they are relative, it will also clean material editor and remove un used materials.

  • Thumbnails Renderer

will render preview, wireframe, turntables,wire turntables and UV Cage thumbnails. you have the possibilty to batch render all cameras view in the scene.


  • Viewport Shooter

Take screenshots of the viewport(s) of your choice.

# Changes in the version 2.0
- the script is now separated into 4 parts for better organization and workflow.
- convert ngons to quad instead of tris.
-reset scale now use the reset features in the hierarchy panel instead of reset xform wich cause problems for linked and rigged objects.
-you have now the possiblity to check selected objects only check for the error before fix 
-more turbosmooth and mesh smooth disable options.
-added texture problems fixer that collect textures, strip paths and clean material editor.
-several options added to the thumbnails render with uv cage render as main addition.
-now include dettailled CHM help files that describe in details all features available and how to use them.
-the installer is much more flexible and easy to use.
-now support more render engines (Scanline, Mental Ray, Vray, Maxwell, Final Render). 
take a look at the video created by Turbosquid about main features of the thumbnails render. 

Additional Info: 

Created Based on Turbosquid Checkmate (TM) Specifications.
please read and accept Turbosquid's Terms of Use.(login on Turbosquid required)

Version Requirement: 
9, 2008, 2009 ,2010, 2011, 2012 ,2013 (3ds Max design version not supported)
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alzarac's picture

Do you have plans to support 3ds max 2015 - 2016 ?

Hi, right now I am trying to install and it doesnt recognize the 3ds max version I have installed on my pc (2015 - 2016), do you have plans to support this versions? or the pluging will only works on 2013 and below?


Strob's picture

not working in max 2014

I am trying to install tools pro v2 in max 2014 and it's not working. There is no instruction in the pdf about how to use and how to install manually.

popa_3d's picture


tnx to say that it work fine with 3ds max 2014 I havn't test it yet. I will update the installer so it will accept 2014. but I will need registery key for this version a this time I havn't upgarded to 2014 yet. so I will look for it first.

Univerpix Studio's picture

Installer for 2014

Please update the installer for max 2014.
It works perfectly in 2014, so you don't have to change the plugin.
Thank you.

katia's picture

Fix found!

I resolved this issue by updating registry key.
Just run it and after installation will see your 3ds Max 2012.

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popa_3d's picture

3ds max design

3ds Max design is not supported by the version 2.0 there are some error that occur in this version I haven't got time to make correction for this one, hopefully in the future sorry for this.

Picture_Plane's picture

for 3ds Max Design 2013

where can I find the manual installation method for 3ds max design? Thanks

bronius's picture

Thank You!

Now works in 3dsMAX Design 2013. Thank You!

popa_3d's picture

for 2012 and 2013...

for max 2012 and 2013 as I said I didn't yet test it so the installer may cause problem

the installer use registery key to detect 3ds max installation 9 to 2011 have the same registery key I don't know if this is changed for 2012...

so you have to do manual installation...just copy files manually (instruction are in manual installation folder)
about g1.bmp and g2.bmp I have attach them to this comment...

thanks for your interest...

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reform's picture

Not working with max2012 or max2013

The installer fails for me saying I don't have a correct version.
I am running max 2012 and 2013, not design, so I don't see what the problem is.
Win7, admin, etc.
Any suggestions?

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