FilePathFinder Pro & Light versions

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Alexander Kramer (Kstudio)

FilepathFinder - is a most advanced tool for working with asset files in 3ds Max.
With FilepathFinder you can easy find, collect and work with asset files.
Utility supports XRefs of all types and processes all XRefs scenes linked to current.
Unlike all other such scripts, it really finds all resources (images, HDR-images, Proxy, IES-files, shaders).
FilePathFinder helps you quickly select objects in your scene or find the necessary materials and textures and place them in the Materials Editor.
Also with this tool you can easily archive the 3ds Max scene.



FilepathFinder PRO v3.76.14

New Features & Fixes for FilePathFinder Pro

  • Speeds up the relinking of asset files approximately in 7 times!
  • Adds support to 3ds Max 2019
  • Display progress bar when Copy and Relink assets
  • Adds an ability to rename Asset link + file on Hdd in more simple way - using menu-item or shortcut (SHIFT+F2)
  • Simplifying Deployment. New capability for installation plugin and creation the identification files in silent mode.
  • Fixes a minor issue with relinking background images
  • Fixes a bug with crashing the plugin in scenes which contains VRayOSLTex and VRayGLSLTex textureMaps
  • Fixes an issue with generating preview for some .PSD files.
  • Fixes a potential issue with generating bug-reports.
  • Fixes some another minor issues.
  • Fixes some potential issues with compatibility with other 3ds Max plugins.
  • Fixes some another minor issues.
  • Fixes some minor interface issues
  • Fixes an issue with flickering toolTips in Windows 7

New Features & Fixes for tool Batch Render&Relink

  • Adds capability to render in batch mode using Maxwell Renderer
  • More accuracy find compatible renderer by material
  • Fixes an issue with using Vray Frame Buffer for rendering thumbnails in Vray Next.
  • Uses real World and mapChannel settings from materials when rendering preview for materials.( Avalable only with default material's studio)
  • Fixes a bug whith rendering some 3d models. [Batch Render&Relink]
  • Fixes a bug when rendering preview works very slowly when Vray material contains displacement
  • Fixes a logical mistake in using variables "FilePath" and "FileName" in "Batch Render&Relink" tool

See full list of history changes on this page - Update History.


Asset Tracking

  • Search for missing assets
  • Relink external files
  • Collect external files
  • Ability to exclude files from collecting by type of file
  • Rename the links by mask
  • Removing the maps from scene
  • Ability to collect the Asset files via clipboard and drag&drop method
  • Includes the “Batch Render&Relink” tool for organize the Asset files into the 3d Models and Materials Libraries in the batch mode
  • Support to xRef files.
  • Support to almost all known renderers and plug-ins.

Select objects, work with materials and textures

  • Selecting the objects by their links to files
  • Displays in interactive mode a list of files linked to selected objects
  • Place Materials and BitmapTextures into the Material Editor
  • Show\Hide bitmap in viewport
  • Opening the files into the external application.

Misc Features

  • Autocheck for updates
  • Displays thumbnails for Bitmaps, 3d models, Proxy, IES, Material Libraries and other file-types (include formats HDR, EXR, PSD and other)
  • Various methods of display files in list: by type of files, linked to selected objects, by status, by mask of name
  • Independent from 3dsMax caching of thumbnails
  • The “Batch Render&Relink” tool for rendering the thumbnails for 3ds Max scenes, Material Libraries and IES files
  • Unostentatious and "Transparent" demo-version
  • User-Friendly interface

Additional Info: 

Commercial script.
Installation and generation of id-file video 
Note: Please use latest updates for your version of 3ds max
3ds Max Updates & Service Packs

Demo-version Limits:

The Demo version allows to work only with limited number of files.

Version Requirement: 
3ds Max 2012 and above (32 and 64 bits)
Video URL: 


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Kstudio's picture

Hi Chico! Thanks for nice

Hi Chico!
Thanks for nice comment
And nice proposition - welcome to Odessa, Ukraine!

Francisco Hermida's picture

Great script! lots of

Great script! lots of features, we should work together :)

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KOKEKO's picture

That's A MUST HAVE! I just

I just forgot about all stuff that i used before for painful process of maneging files in Max))))copy pasting round and round links...or relinking...
the material assigning feature is mind blowing)
I hope that this script will become a part of distributive of autodesk products line.It's more "complete" then standard max tools for such tasks)))

Kstudio's picture

I found and fix a problem due

I found and fix a problem due to a bug in Max 2011 with decimal divider.
Thank the harum.scarum for helping.

Kstudio's picture

Thanks Philipp. Here you can

Thanks Philipp.
Here you can view the latest screenshots of a future version of FilePathFinder Pro.
Latest screenshots Alfa-version
Due to the visual presentation of data will be easier to work with the scene.

philhxc's picture

just bought it and its worth

just bought it and its worth every penny!

Kstudio's picture

The new version of

The new version of FilePathFinder Pro in development.
Alfa version of FilePathFinder Pro.
Current version: 2.7.78 alfa

New Futures:

  • DotNet interface.
  • Image preview list and other.

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    FilepathFinder v2.5.08

    • Fixes issues with retarget files speed
    • Fixes issues with «Image view» mode

    Kstudio's picture

    Lifted some restrictions on

    Lifted some restrictions on the demo version.
    Only from 3 of August to 10 of August you can buy FilePathFinder Pro with 40% discount.
    The price of this week 15$.

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