Tagged 'Path'

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)

Strip Paths from Bitmaps

3 votes

Removes current paths from all bitmaps in the scene. Primarily for getting rid of irrelevant paths on files recieved from users on other systems.

This functions in a similar way to stripping paths manually in asset tracking, but when doing that I've found that it can lag a lot and sometimes fail to strip some of the paths until you do it multiple times.

Bad paths can cause lag when Max tries to search for the missing textures, especially when they're pointing to a nonexistent network location.

Strip Paths

0 votes

A FAST Script for Stripping All Paths (Bitmaps, IES, Proxies ....) Without Changing Render Paths .

ProTrajectoryHandles

24 votes

ProTrajectoryHandles (PTH) creates in-viewport handles on trajectories. Now freeware!

Trajectory Tracker

3 votes

 

This simple script was created in 3ds max 2013.

I do hope it will work with previous versions... 

What it simply does is to map out the trajectory of an animated object... 

USAGE:

Run the script -> Select the Moving Object & Click on "Track Selected"...

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.

ProjectPath - 3dsMax

0 votes

This script is used for switch between projects quickly

TronoTools: Animated Gravity Helper / Projection Path

0 votes

How would your object be projected with gravity? Nothing is more annoying than to see basic physics being broken!

This little helper creates a help path for your object to show you the most realistic path it will follow when falling from it's initial path. Keep your objects to the right scale and speed, and this script should be 99% correct for almost any object. (Feathers excluded ;))

Tetrahedral Spline

10 votes

Tetrahedral mesh primitive primitive traced along a picked spline path. The starting direction is controlled by the Seed parameter, after that new tetrahedrons are added in directions resulting to the closest match to the original path. When turbosmoothed, the result is a uniform organic-looking surface.

Tetrahedron Spline

Animate street moving and racetracks in 3ds Max

0 votes

Trajectory

The script "Trajectory" animates a single vehicle on the street or racetrack.
It updates the bodie's z_rotation, front weels' z_rotation, wheels' y_rotation and
car's position.
Supports acceleration (acceleration control), time control, creation of custom car rigs,shortest distance or higher speed moving path, engine audio.
The audio need to be tuned and maybe improved in next editions.
In newer versions of 3ds Max you need to click 2 times in the viewport, when you create the 1 st vertex of the shapes (arcs and lines - watch the video).

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