Instance Materials and Maps by Name and Class

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Oleksandr Kramer (Kstudio)

Free 3ds Max script for fast clearing a scene from duplicates of materials and maps.
Often after importing a file from DWG, FBX, or other 3D formats, a lot of duplicated materials and maps appear in the scene.

This script will help clean up your scene from such materials and maps.


  • Place Materials to Material/Slate Editor
  • Select a material for using as a source for others
  • Press the button “Make Instance”

* To exclude the material(s) from instantiating – rename it
“Instance Material” script included in the free Kstudio Scripts pack