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AXIS

0 votes

I have released axis which is a screen space direction to world space orientation modeling tool set. It let's you work with selections without having to check the orientation of your objects/sub-objects. But check the video instead. It's better to watch it. :)

Link to Axis: https://rapidmxs.com/axis/

The tool I'm using to operate with Axis is called Octopus:

Advanced Fragmenter

19 votes

Script for artistic fragmenting and flexible control of cutter object.

Mesh Surface

12 votes

Creates surface defined by four splines. The order of picking the splines matters - they should form a closed loop. If you get a weird looking mesh, try once again starting with another of the four splines:

Note that if any of the splines are animated, the resulting mesh is animated, too.

V-RayMtl Converter

162 votes

V-RayMtl Converter 3 - the useful tool for automating such a time-consuming process as converting different types of materials (currently supported: Standard, Raytrace, Autodesk Material, Architectural (Revit), mrArch&Design, Corona Renderer, NVIDIA iray (unofficial), fr-Advanced, Brazil Advanced) to V-Ray materials, as well as reverse conversion V-Ray materials to Standard materials (which is very useful for game developers, modelers etc.)

View full list of currently supported materials and maps.

v3.4 update:

  • add support for 3ds Max 2019
  • added set "Glossy Fresnel" option to "On" for all V-Ray Materials in "Advanced Fix" section
  • added clear "Effect ID" override for all V-Ray Materials in "Advanced Fix" section
  • added set VRayFastSSS2 multiple scattering to "Raytraced" in "Advanced Fix" section
  • improved and speedup work "Fix Normal bitmap textures to VRayNormalMap" option in "Advanced Fix" section
  • changed licensing system for use in offline mode
  • more optimized code and improving for conversions

View full changelog

V-RayMtl Converter 3.0

ScriptRun

19 votes

•••ScriptRun is a free maxscript tool that allow you to easy search through your script
collections inside different directories, run selected script, open in the MaxScriptEditor
if you need to make some changes or make the favorites list for latter use.
Also there is a quickRun method for the "Last Used Script"
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Material ID Condense

13 votes

What it does:
Condenses material ID's Based on the texture name or material name.

How to use it:
Under Utilities Tab, hit the MAXScript button
then push run script, locate CondenseMaterialIDs.mcr and hit open.
Now in the Utilities drop down, choose Condense material ID's.

Here you may choose to
A:
condense it from the material name i use a script i found on Scriptspot called "OS3D_SetMaterialName_v01.ms" i cant seem to locate it again but it sets all material names to the Image names.

B:
Condense by the diffuse texture name eg Image1.jpg

AE Transfer

8 votes

AE Transfer is the script that allows you to easily export objects and its parameters to Adobe After Effects.

Features:

- Export multiple objects data using the generated .jsx script;
- Export parameters of a single object via Windows clipboard;
- Global Scale parameter;
- High precision of exported values;
- Automatic detection of animation length and whether an object is static;
- An export range may link to render or animation range;
- Real-time updated Object list;

create stairs

17 votes


 

Animators Tool Kit (ATK)

21 votes

*NEW* Utilities in ATK 1.174
VIDEO 'Flippin' Flaps': One click animate the unfolding of your mesh faces.
VIDEO 'PathRig': Generate paths that are guided by target nodes, these paths can act as trajectories, path deforms or both.
TreeLinker': Link objects together by distance from an object to the next object.

Click the GIF for demos:

BIPPY

64 votes

Bippy is a tool for converting FBX bone data onto a 3ds Max Biped and offeres serveral tools to help optimize this conversion pipline.
Its perfect for motion capture data when the client needs the data in a biped format.

The script in action:

The script in action

 

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