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Project Manager

594 votes
3rd version of Project Manager gains a lot of new features to manage 3D Assets. 
There is most unique from them – the ability to assign custom previews to materials, associate files with materials, and create a gallery of files associated with any type of assets including materials. 
You can also write a description for material and, of course, assign categories to materials.
 

Project Manager version 3.18.72

  • Adds support to relink relative paths to external links on merging models and materials
  • Extremely speeds-up collection files on batch relink [Batch Render&Relink]
  • Adds an ability to include/exclude search by asset’s name
  • Fixes some issues with HiDPI screens
  • Fixes a bug with running the plugin on some systems
  • Fixes an issue with drag&drop materials to sub-material slots
  • Fixes an issue with dragging materials to Material Editor
  • Fixes a bug with dragging multiple textures to the Material Editor in 3ds Max 2023 by holding the SHIFT key
  • Fixes an issue with creating materials on drag&drop bitmaps
  • Fixes an issue with display preview thumbnails
  • Fixes an issue with searching assets in subfolders
  • Fixes a bug with the option “Show files in subfolders”
  • Fixes an issue with rendering preview for files with missing assets using VRay with some specific settings
  • Fixes an issue with storing some settings on relinking
  • Fixes a minor issue with "Auto-Assign" preview tool
  • Fixes an issue with showing assets from hidden directories
  • Fixes an issue with resizing images using a percentage value
  • Fixes some minor issues with "Asset View" dialog
  • Fixes some other issues and speed improvements
  • Better default settings for creating PBR materials from images and Substance SBSAR files
  • Adds support to CoronaPhysicalMtl for creating PBR materials from images and Substance SBSAR files
  • Adds an ability to customize masks for creating PBR materials from images
  • Adds an ability to flexibly customize PBR materials created from images
  • Adds an ability to bulk-change texture size for the created PBR materials
  • Adds an ability to change texture size for the created Substance map
  • Adds an ability to reuse categories from a replaced material to the new one in the material library
  • Fixes some minor issues with the Converting Images tool
  • Fixes an issue with converting models to Final Render proxies in 3ds Max 2022 and above
  • Fixes a bug with opening VRMAT library files

 

Update History for all versions.

Models 3D Models Browser
Materials Materials Browser
 
Textures Textures Browser
IES IES Photometric Browser
Asset Files Asset Tracking

Relink Bitmaps

501 votes

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.

Features:

[*] 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:

https://colinsenner.com/relink-bitmaps/

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

miauu's Script Pack vol.1

14 votes

miauu's Script Pack is a set of scripts that will help you to make faster and easier some of the tedious task when you use 3ds Max.

miauu's Script Pack include:

Auto-save

11 votes

Unzip the files into your scripts/startup directory.

OutFiler file browser

7 votes

Now it's free.

The OutFiler is a simple but powerful file browser inside 3dsmax that completely replaces standard save/load/save selected/merge/import/export dialogs. I believe folder tree much more comfortable and transparent.

The OutFilers provides the ability to quickly find the necessary folders, save the history of movements along them with back/next buttons and recent list and the favorite paths for quick access to working scenes.

rp_CameraRig

1 vote

Interactive Universal Renamer

17 votes

NEW VERSION: Asset Paths + Sorting + Filtering + Multiselection

Make sure to select items in the list to see the renaming preview and do the actual renaming!

incrementalSave

57 votes

This macroscript is a replacement for the save function. It saves incremental file versions while keeping the name of the latest - most-up-to-date version always the same as the original file. This is good for XRef'ing because the filename does not change. Just add it to your File menu and/or define Ctrl+S as shortcut.
New: Old file versions will now be saved to a subdirectory
v0.61 update: Bug fix to handle non-standard number prefixes; small improvements to the UI and error messages

Maxfiles Browser

2 votes

A multi-method browser used to quickly find and display maxfiles using one of four methods from which you can Open or Merge from.

# HISTORY method: Displays maxfiles most recently accessed, as well as a dropdown list of recently accessed paths. Dynamically updates as files are opened to reflect the most recent history file and paths order.

VersionControl

11 votes

VersionControl integrates the Perforce version control system into the Max UI. As an artist uses the standard Max file Open/Save routines VersionControl checks the file against the source archive and checks the scene and

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