Tagged 'pipeline'

FilePathFinder Pro & Light versions

410 votes

Using the FilePathFinder you can be sure that you have a 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 easy 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 3ds Max 2020.
  • Speeds up the relinking of asset files for complex scenes up to 5 times.
  • The option "Remove unused materials" now supports the Slate Material Editor. [3ds Max 2014 and above]
  • Fixes some minor issues with renaming items in the listview.
  • Fixes some minor issues with comparing external files with same name but different content
  • Fixes an issue with annoying message of Archvision RPC plugin at start
  • Fixes an issue with selecting Vray Proxies by file-name.

Project Manager

590 votes

Project Manager - Asset Browser for 3ds Max

  • Easy to organize and use 3ds Max Models, Materials, Textures and IES Photometric Lights.
  • Merge Models, Materials, Bitmaps and IES using Drag& Drop.
  • Store/Create Proxy with materials.
  • Interactive rendering previews for Materials, IES Photometric, BVH Motion capture, FBX, OBJ, 3DS and other such 3d files.
  • Show native previews for 3ds Max files, GrowFx, Revit, Substance, BIP motion, SketchUp, Revit, HDRI & etc.
  • Support to Substance textures
  • Search files by tags and file-names.
  • Power Asset Tracking Management.
  • Support to most used renderers like V-Ray, Corona, Octane, Mental Ray, Maxwell & etc.

Changes for Project Manager v.2.95.20:

  • Adds support to 3ds Max 2020.
  • A smarter method for setting up the pivot for meshes when exporting to a proxy.
  • Some changes for saving a Proxy with material.
  • Adds a new API method - MakeProxyFromFile. See the example in the file "AddToForest.ms" in the "presets" directory.
  • Fixes an issue with API method "ConvertToProxy".
  • Fixes an issue with creating the Final Render Proxy.
  • Fixes an issue with creating the RedShift Proxy.
  • Fixes some minor issues with renaming items in the listview.
  • Fixes some issues with optimization when generating PDF.
  • Fixes some minor issues with comparing external files with the same name but different content.
  • Fixes some other minor issues.
 

Changes for Project Manager v.2.94.12:

Project Manager version 2.94.12 receives a great capability to interactive rendering of FBX, OBJ, 3DS and other such 3d files.
Now there is no need to render previews for such files –
when opening a folder with this type of 3D content, previews will be automatically generated for them.
If you need to consider the model in more detail, you can open it in a separate 3D viewport of Project Manager.

Project Manager v.2.92.00

This version of Project Manager receives an ability to work with GrowFX - plant modelling system.
Now you can see native embedded thumbnail, create GrowFX objects by dragging the .GFX files into viewport and convert them to Proxy on the fly.

Update History for all versions.

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

Interactive Universal Renamer

14 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!

GTVFX_Toolbox

11 votes

 

 

 Updates:

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08/16/2014:

v2.34

Some minor bug fixes to the Toolbox. Added additional tools to the system menu.

05/23/2014:

v2.32

Fixed a bug that prevented the system menu from generating.

 

04/20/2014:

v2.31

Patanouk

5 votes

 

 

WizardMeet Online Project Management

1 vote

It is a project management tool that let’s you focus on the right task at the right time by the right person, and WizPro offers you all the features you’ll ever need in a compact and easy to use application that’s always online, needs no setup cost, and doesn’t take away your valuable time to do the management, instead let’s you work on your highest priority task right away.

PRT Updater/Manager

2 votes

A tool I wrote to manage multiple PRT Loaders in a scene. It was especially useful for updating files when I was using one cache for multiple loaders with an offset, since Instancing wasn't an option. Aside from that, there are simple controls to update some of the main PRT Loader attributes quickly and on multiple loaders.

Here's a quick demonstration video of the tool >>> https://vimeo.com/130000485

Cheers!

Model Quality Checker

5 votes

Designed for 3ds max 2012 and up, the 3ds Max Model Quality Check is a tool to help the user while modeling in 3ds Max. This tool contains two elements: Scene Info and a Model Quality check.

duberPython

0 votes

A first public release of duberPython, a dotNET plugin that bridges MAXScript and Python scripting, is finally available.

A battle tested plugin used by such as Pixomondo or Orbit Studio, can be yours!

The main purpose for this plugin is the ability to communicate with Python APIs, such as Shotgun (for which there is also a wrapper that I wrote, available on request) or Tactic, or your Python tools of choice!

The plugin takes care of all the necessary data type conversions so that strings in MAXScript are strings in Python, booleans in MAXScript are booleans in Python etc...

AutoBack File Loader Zorb

52 votes

*v1.31 - Bug fixes, removed error on opening on some max versions
*v1.30 - Now supports displaying 133 different date formats!! (Use the "Change Date Format" option in the right click menu)
*v1.21 - Updated for 2010 and added thumbnail support!

Tired of navigating to the autoback dir, selecting view as detail then sorting by date to find your latest autobak file. then comparing it to your last good saved file? This script will make it easy for you. Brings up a list of max files in your autobak dir, max hold files and your last opened file, sortable by date, size and name. Double clicking will load the file, right clicking will give you a delete option.Sort settings and files displayed are saved between sessions

Unzip to your Max root dir, will be available in macroscripts under "Zorb Tools", or run it as a script from the scrips directory

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