Relink Bitmaps

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Colin Senner

Relink Bitmaps is a script to easily relink all missing files (Bitmaps, VRayMeshes, Mental Ray Proxies, VRayHDRI, IES, etc) when they change directories or when you move computers, check out the short video tutorial below for more detailed information.

Unlike some other scripts of its kind, this is free!  There is a small donation link within the script if you choose to donate, I will remove the nag.  It is a simple licensing system, that does not force you to transfer network cards or be connected to the internet and will work with all versions of Max that are supported by the script.  If you choose to donate I'll be more than happy to license multiple computers as well.


[*] All 3dsmax supported Bitmap Texture types
[*] (new) Relinks Mental Ray Proxy files
[*] (new) Relinks VRay Proxies (.vrmesh)
[*] (new) Relinks VRayHDRI files
[*] (new) Relinks IES files (including VRayIES files)
[*] (new) Automatically checks for script updates and new versions
[*] 250% speed increase from previous versions
[*] Command-line mode available for automating repetative tasks (see documentation on the website)
[*] Configurable default user options saving button clicks and wasted time

Relink Bitmaps webpage:

Supported Max versions: Max 2018+
(Older versions should work, but are not supported moving forward)



Additional Info: 

(Watch the video for more detailed instructions for usage)

1. Run the .mzp file (Self-installing file)

2. In Max goto "Customize -> Customize User Interface -> Toolbars tab -> Category: ColinScripts->Relink Bitmaps" and drag "Relink Bitmaps" to a toolbar, click to run.

Version Requirement: 
Max 2018+
Video URL: 


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colinsenner's picture

Following up via email,

Following up via email to boximage, thanks for the report.

boximage's picture


After version 2.11 it is crashing to find the maps. I'm using 3dsmax2021

todor's picture

Thank you for the great

Thank you for the great script!

Chichman's picture

2018, 19, 20

When will the new versions be 2018, 2019, 2020...?'s picture

Site not working

Hello, Colin!
Your site is down. Please give there link to Relink Bitmaps.
Thank you for this excellent tool

colinsenner's picture

Hey Louis. Sorry this is

Hey Louis. Sorry this is belated 9 months. If you encounter issues, it's best to email me :). If you never found a solution, email me (listed on the download website) and we can figure it out.

louisryko's picture

Fstorm crash

Crashes every time I try to use it on Max 2018 with fstorm...any idea why?

colinsenner's picture

Not stupid at all. I think I

Not stupid at all. I think I changed it after release because it was too annoying. :) Glad you enjoy it.

ratatouille's picture

Im really stupid. you need to

Im really stupid. you need to double click to select models related to that texture.

ratatouille's picture


great script without doubt. also so organise.
i have one issue, when i select missing maps it doesn't select object as you shows in the video.
Is there anything im missing?

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