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Project Manager

594 votes
3rd version of Project Manager gains a lot of new features to manage 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, assign categories to materials.
 

Project Manager version 3.18.16

  • Better default settings for creating PBR materials from images and Substance SBSAR files
  • Adds support to CoronaPhysicalMtl for creating PBR materials from images and Substance SBSAR files
  • Adds an ability to customize masks for creating PBR materials from images
  • Adds an ability to flexibly customize PBR materials created from images
  • Adds an ability to bulk-change texture size for the created PBR materials
  • Adds an ability to change texture size for the created Substance map
  • Adds an ability to reuse categories from a replaced material to the new one in the material library
  • Fixes some minor issues with the Converting Images tool
  • Fixes an issue with converting models to Final Render proxies in 3ds Max 2022 and above
  • Fixes a bug with opening VRMAT library files

Project Manager version 3.17.46

  • Adds the ability to reuse models from a scene from previously merged files when importing/merging
  • Supports instancing for proxies and models
  • Speeds up converting complex scenes with a huge number of objects into proxies
  • Speeds up creating texturemaps/materials from bitmaps
  • Supports dragging to a specific slot in the Slate Material Editor
  • Displays a dialog box allowing one to specify the target slot for the sub-material/texturemap
  • Uses CoronaPhysicalMtl as default material for Corona 7
  • Creates PBR materials from TX image files
  • Fixes an issue with converting some image formats to JPG in versions 3.17.20-3.17.27
  • Fixes an issue with updating scene materials after replacing a material
  • Fixes an issue with rendering previews for some 3ds Max models
 

 

Update History for all versions.

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

Camera Studio

1 vote

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Camera Studio allows you to animate cameras much faster! You can create an orbit or spiral motion around selected objects with just 1 click and easily manipulate it. There is a number of other motion presets. Add shake to selected cameras when you need.
The motion path function allows you to create a seamless motion between several reference cameras (watch the video).

MaxCopyPaste

4 votes

MaxCopyPaste Poster

"Copy-paste on steroids" with some extra features such as clipboard history, drawing and placing objects on top of your geometry, and copying objects between 3Ds Max instances. You can choose whether to duplicate materials when you paste an object. Instancing is supported now. Return the missing functionality that makes your workflow intuitive and fast. Watch the video for more details.

UniAttach-Detacher

19 votes

v3.02 Redesigned, improved operation for attach objects

Using single hotkey for Attach/Detach
Используя единственную горячую кнопку для Attach/Detach

Mirza Link Manager

4 votes

Keep your 3dsmax scene ready to render the latest state of your BIM/CAD model.

Copy and Paste Objects

110 votes

It's always annoyed me that I couldn't copy objects from one instance of max and paste them into another - as I work with 2 or 3 instances of max up at a time. It's tedious to do a save selected / merge objects so this script does it for you. It's not a TRUE copy/paste via the windows clipboard - but it will let you very quickly copy objects from one file to another.

FilePathFinder Pro & Light versions

410 votes

Using the FilePathFinder you can be sure that you have 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 easily make an archive a 3ds Max scene.

Note that FilePathFinder supports the highest number of asset types of any plug-in.

 

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.


The new version of FilePathFinder is released with support to 3ds Max 2022

and many new features that simplify managing scene assets

FilePathFinder Pro version 4.00.00

  • Adds support to 3ds Max 2022
  • Adds an ability to convert and resize images [PRO version]
  • Ability to mass-rename links ( menu Tools => Mass Rename Tool )

Batch Render&Relink [PRO version]

  • Adds the "Fast mode" for relinking 3ds Max files and material libraries in the batch mode
  • Adds an ability to Find & Replace part of paths in batch mode
  • Adds an ability to specify output filename on rendering previews for models
  • Setup multiple custom studios for rendering 3d models and material libraries
  • Adds an ability to specify pivot point on rendering preview for models
  • Adds a new BatchModes to 'Batch Render&Relink' API - #RelinkPreSave, #RelinkPostSave

AutoMZP Maker

0 votes


AutoMZP Maker it's the perfect tool when you're in a hurry and just need to package your script.

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RappaTools3

34 votes

RappaTools3 is an advanced toolbox that comes with a great variety of tools for the artist working in 3ds Max. The main focus is to speed up the workflow and to reduce the click count. It offers a wide variety of tools, everything from selection tools to rendering tools. It can help you through the entire process of creating a 3D art piece.
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Quick Collapse

34 votes

QuickCollapse is a maxscript Struct with a few functions to speed up collapsing large numbers of objects, it provides feedback in the listener window so you can see progress as it goes.

Run script will trigger ‘CollapseSelected’ on your current selection. there isn’t much Error Checking involved, so filter your selection for meshes, and remeber that it SHUTS UNDO OFF for the collapse so that we dont have RAM overruns on large objectsets, so save/hold first eh?

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