Tagged 'modifier'

InsetFix Modifier

8 votes

An inset-by-SG type modifier that works similar to Chamfer modifier when set to zero tension. However, the max chamfer modifier is highly topology dependent and doesn't work well with diagonal and unconnected edges. This modifier fixes that behavior:

The insetFixChamferStack scripted modifier automates the process of using the InsetSGFix modifier with a Chamfer modifier for a quick and clean rounded edges effect.

Inset by Smoothing Group

6 votes

As the mcg installation process was pretty convoluted, I decided to redo the InsetBySmoothingGroup modifier in maxscript - the speed is the same and you don't have to care about different versions of max behaving different, connecting disconnected nodes and all that stuff. Now it's just one .ms file, and there's no vertex weld needed either.

Create Holes

9 votes

Modifier for creating holes from selected vertices with additional features.

Available Lite version.

DeformByProjecting Utility

4 votes

DeformByProjecting is a scripted utility for 3dsmax that allows deform one or more objects by projecting mesh verticies on the surface of another object (preform). The basic idea is similar to Conform (Compound Object), but functionality DeformByProjecting utility has differences and features:

Collapse To Morpher

0 votes

This script allows you to collapse changes to an object but maintain the morpher modifiers with its data intact.

Its idea is to activate every single target 100% ,copy the mesh ,collapse then finally add all targets again, it also work with progressive morph targets.

Works on single objects and only one morpher modifier.

Advanced Sweep

4 votes

A WIP curve-controlled scripted sweep modifier. Both the Interpolation and Profile animation rollout UI items are not to be used yet and mostly work as placeholders for future options. But first I would like to solve the garbage collect issues that can result in system exception and max crash in the long run. Now it's more of a proof of concept than anything else.

Tyre Tire

12 votes

NOTE: Requires VRay (Uses VRay Displacement modifier).

This is intended as a 'head start' when creating Tyres (Tires), for vehicle wheels.
Still experimental and very much open to suggestions.

ModifierControl

8 votes

Using this script, you can turn on, turn off, or delete certain modifier simultaneously within all objects that contain such modifier (or only within the selected objects). The list of modifiers attend only those used in the scene. You can find the script in "IllusionBoxStudio" category (Customize/Customize User Interface/IllusionBoxStudio)

Delete Modifier Utility

4 votes

This small utility allows to delete any modifier in a selection. First, it captures the modifiers in the selection. The group of selected objects can be of different types (geometry, shape...). Then select which modifier you want to delete and click on "delete".

Delete Faces Modifier

0 votes

The DeleteFaces modifier allows you to delete faces on a mesh without having to add topology dependent modifiers like Poly Select.

V2 is now a compiled C++ plugin for Max 2015-2017.

Changelog:

V2:

* Adds new options for how to handle smoothing groups: match any, match all, match none.

* Adds new option for how to handle materials: match material IDs, exclude material IDs

* Converted to C++.

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