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Project Manager

593 votes
3rd version of Project Manager gains a lot of new features for management 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, add materials to favorites.
 

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Project Manager version 3.11.45

  • Adds an ability to convert and resize images
  • Adds support to VRay 5
  • Adds support to TX image format
  • Adds support to ambient occlusion map used with V-Ray and Corona when creating PBR materials from multiple textures
  • Speed-up opening Favorites folder
  • Speeds up opening the "Favorites" dialog
  • Speeds up adding files to Favorites using the "Favorites" dialog
  • Various other memory and speed optimizations
  • Fixes a minor issue with creating PBR materials from multiple textures.
  • Fixes an issue with saving the models selected from a scene as separate files when the "Save Assets" option is off
  • Fixes an issue with saving the materials from a scene to the material library when the "SaveCopy with Bitmaps" option is off.
  • Fixes a bug with opening Mass Rename Tool in versions 3.10.27-3.10.33.
  • Fixes an issue with searching by materials

Project Manager version 3.10.27

  • Ability to create PBR (Physically Based Rendering) materials when dragging multiple bitmaps.
  • Adds an ability to change item's preview size in the list using CTRL with mouse wheel
  • Adds buttons to the toolbar on the Textures tab for creating materials from selected bitmaps
  • Adds a new BatchModes to 'Batch Render&Relink' API - #RelinkPreSave, #RelinkPostSave. See an example in file "presetsAPI examplesBatch Script Example.ms"
  • Fixes an issue with display search result when searching in comments is on
  • Fixes a bug with merging models when Corona Interactive rendering is running
  • Fixes an issue with placing materials to Slate Material Editor when option "Convert file paths to UNC" is turned on
  • Fixes an issue with creating PBR materials from SBSAR files in 3ds Max 2017 and below
  • Fixes an issue with getting information about bitmaps from the cache

 
 

Update History for all versions.

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

FilePathFinder Pro & Light versions

410 votes

Using the FilePathFinder you can be sure that you have complete control over external links into your scenes.

Asset tracking features include support for XREF files and easy linking with external files.

Using the FilePathFinder (and Batch Render&Relink), you can search for missing assets and relink external files.

In addition, files that are linked to selected objects are displayed in Interactive Mode, and bitmap textures can be toggled and placed within the Material Editor.

Also with this tool, you can easily make an archive a 3ds Max scene.

Note that FilePathFinder supports the highest number of asset types of any plug-in.

 

For example, FilePathFinder is the only plugin that can display and relink Vray Lens effects, even with missing bitmaps. In addition, scenes may be archived and easily sent to render services such as RebusFarm.

The Batch Render&Relink tool helps manage your asset files into the 3D model and material libraries in Batch Mode.

BR&R is capable of rendering thumbnails for 3D models, materials, and IES photometric files.

Batch Mode makes for an easy way to gather and compile many assets at once.


New Features & Fixes for FilePathFinder Pro

  • Adds support to ArchVision RPC. Display native preview.
  • Adds support to ".MC" files in Point Cache modifier
  • Adds an ability to rendering previews using Corona Frame Buffer. [Batch Render&Relink]
  • Drops support to 3ds Max 2013
  • The methods of generation preview for Substance and additional 3ds Max image formats (such as vrimg and etc.) was rewritten.
  • Move plugin to directory and category "Kstudio"
  • Fixes a bug with relinking scenes that contain IES files using Batch Render&Relink tool[Batch Render&Relink]
  • Fixes an issue with correct display the maximized plugin window on some monitors
  • Fixes an issue with the ability to refresh the listview using the F5 key
  • Fixes some minor issues with the interface
  • Fixes a bug with Asset Management scenes which contains Containers
  • Fixes other minor issues and performance improvements

ZOA Path Editor

39 votes

Simple Path relinker application for maps, ies, hdri corona proxy and vrayproxy objects. Features are: path text replacing and copy functions. The two text fields below each section are for "original" and for "future" paths. $ stand for string. Use it to copy a map path of a selected map to the desired text field.

User interface for the maps section. Others look the same.

VrayIES Presets

5 votes

This is my own script, it help lighting with vray ies more easy and faster.

Key features:

- Quick assigned 30 nice IES to vray light.
- IES folder browser and quickly assign to vray light.
- Change VrayIES and Vraylight settings as a group or individually.
- Fast create VrayIES light use geometry shape.
- Create VrayPhysical Camera from Perpective view.

Hope you guys enjoy, I'm still using it and it help me alot!

Install: Extract & copy all file to Script folder. Run script VrayIES_Presets.ms or just drag and drop it to max viewport.

IES from Caustics Generator

4 votes

The script for easy render of the caustic from the lamps. Calculation of caustic takes a long time.

I have decided that you can bake a caustic in IES-files and thus make the caustic effect it deceptive for a large number of fixtures in the scene.

Relink Assets

37 votes

Hi this is my version of a tool for relinking (missing) bitmaps which can not be found for whatever reasons (changed paths, moved files etc.). It is pretty straightforward and works with almost any type of asset (maps, HDRIs, IES files) as long as it can be referenced and seen in the asset browser. Due to copyright restrictions I can not publish the code right now but I hope that it can help you anyways until max itself has a better management for assets.

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