Mirza Link Manager
Import and update models coming from Archicad, Revit, Sketchup and Rhino3d while keeping applied materials, modifiers and properties. The meshes are linked through their material's names to the original.
drag'n drop onto the 3dsmax workspace. It will be accessible via a "Mirza tools" submenu created under the "Tools" menu. If you can’t install by drag’n drop make sure to run 3dsmax as administrator and choose “run script” in the maxscript menu.
-Create the first link by selecting the program which it comes from, choose "Create", press "Import".
-Browse to the file that you exported from your modeler following the instructions given in the info box of the MLM.
-The geometry is now imported, recombined by materials and cleaned.
-The model can now be altered by materials, modifiers and its properties be changed, all this will be reapllied on the next update.
-Update the scene by selecting the link in the dropdown menu list, press "Update" and browse to the new file.
You can have as many links as you wish from different modelers. (instructions for exporting are shown in the window)
The free version has a limit of 4mb per link, unlimited number of links.
Download the Light version on the Homepage URL at the bottom, the Pro version on the Download URL.