Sprite Tools is a free MAXScript that you can run inside 3ds Max. I primarily wrote this to accomodate some features I will be adding to Wall Worm in the near future.
What Are Sprite Tools
Sprite Tools consist of several functions:
◦ Convert sprite card bitmaps to animated bitmap nodes
◦ Convert animated bitmap nodes into IFL files
◦ Convert animated textures or IFL files into sprite cards
◦ Place Sprites into a 3ds Max scene which are always facing a look at target