Tagged 'Slate Material Editor'

Project Manager

592 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.
 
Customers of 2nd version can upgrade to 3rd version with discount
 
 

Project Manager version 3.07.71

 
  • Adds support to the latest version of Octane
  • Adds support to the latest version of Redshift
  • Updates design for default Material Studio
  • Updates supported version of .NET Framework to version 4.5.2
  • Current version extends supported versions of MySQL Server from 5.6 to 8.0 version
  • Hidden objects categories remain as hidden when merging objects which categories are hidden
  • Adds a new API mode "BeforeOpen" for Batch Render&Relink
  • Adds an ability to migrate MySQL databases from SQL backup files for Models and Materials Managers
  • Fixes an issue with restoring MySQL database from SQL files for 2nd version
  • Fixes some issues with generating a preview for SBSAR files
  • Fixes some issues with generating a preview for SBSAR files
  • Fixes some potential issues with colorizing nodes
  • Fixes a bug with starting plugin on some computers
  • Fixes some issues with refreshing a treeview in the team-work mode
  • Fixes a bug with opening the dialog "Render Thumbnail Preferences" in 3ds Max 2016 and below
  • Fixes some issues with rendering previews
  • Fixes some minor issues with user interface
  • Fixes a bug with saving materials to Material Library in 3ds Max 2017 and below
  • Fixes some important issues with plugin's settings
  • Fixes an issue with the option "Use Delete Key"
  • Fixes some minor issues with installation
  • Fixes an issue with selecting multiple nodes in tree
  • Fixes an issue with generating PDF
  • Fixes a bug with backup settings
 
Asset Browser for 3ds Max
 
 

Update History for all versions.

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

Slate Connector

3 votes

SlateConnector

SlateConnector - Makes the everyday task of exposing nodes and adjusting material parameters easier and faster! New version (0.59a) with lots of impromevents!

Show Materials for selected. Just 1 click!

5 votes

A very simple but EXTREMLY USEFUL script you will use all the time!

With just one click it opens the Slate Material Editor and displays all the materials for the selected objects well organized in a clean view.

Forget about the annoying material picker tool. Add this simple button to your toolbar and every time you want to see the material/s for your current selected object/s just click the button and... Voila!

It will save you a lot of time!

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.

Purge Unused Materials

2 votes

A simple macroscript to delete all unused materials from the Compact Editor Material Slots AND the Slate Material Editor Views.
The Compact Editor Code is from the existing Macro found under the Compact Material Editor "Utilities" menu.
I have added the code to also purge the SME at the same time.

You might want to check out the "Purge Empty Layers" macroscript as well. There are some awesome scene management tools out there but these are both small, simple tools without a lot of overhead for doing a little housekeeping before saving your file.

Select By Material

6 votes

'SELECT BY MATERIAL'


LATEST KEY FEATURES:

- Select multiple node/s in SME.

- Unhides and hides objects on scripts second run.


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Script which allows easy selection of materials inside Slate Material Editor and Compact Material Editor over 3ds max standard method.

Benefits over maxes built in way:

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