HCG Asset Browser PRO

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Author Name: 
Francisco Hermida

Ver 1.2 - Check the New Video

HCG Asset Browser now FREE!

Current version:1.3.2

Additional Info: 

FIXING .NET error:

  1. Right click the .ZIP file and click Properties
  2. Click unblock button in "General" tab.

Warning: There is no automated installation process, read the readme.txt inside the hcgab folder for more information  

  • Installation folder is now C:\Users\User\AppData\Local\Autodesk\3dsMax\2014 - 64bit\ENU\scripts
  • Settings file is now xml
  • When saving new models it will ask if you want to save the associated textures to a subfolder on the same folder were the model will be saved, the textures are renamed to "modelname - texturename" and reasigned to the respective bitmaps.

 v1.3.2 (2014-07-07):

  • Fixed incompatibility with 3ds max 2015

v1.3.1 (2013-12-17):

Know issues:

  • A few material features are broken at the moment.
  • The script will not import old settings.

  v1.2.5 (2012-10-31):

  • Fixed a bug with 3ds max 2013 product update 4

v1.2.4 (2010-11-07):

  • Fixed a bug when loading assets with invalid path.
  • Materials: Removed a error when trying to apply others types of items than materials like maps in the Materials categories.
  • Materials: Reorganized "UVW Set." Panel
  • Materials: Included support to save/apply VrayDisplacementMod with materials
    - At the moment it only save and load the bitmap path of the VrayDisplacementMod "Texmap' slot. "Use object mtl" to store complex Texmap


This script is Free to use


- See and generate thumbnails for your Models, Materials and Textures.
- With few clicks add Models, Materials and Textures to the scene.
- Paint geometry in the scene with a model in your Library.
- Apply materials with automatic UVWmap. The script save uvwmap information for future use.
- Replace models in your scene with another Model of your choice.
- Drag and drop textures to material maps.
- Clean and easy to use interface.
- Advanced options to fit your workflow.



  • Download installation file
  • Execute installation file
  • Start 3ds max
  • Go to Customize>Customize User Interface>Keyboard or Toolbars> Category "HCG"> command "HCG Asset Browser PRO"
  • Assign a shortcut
  • Activate the shortcut


Version Requirement: 
3ds Max 2014
Video URL: 
hcgab_1.3.2.zip2.79 MB


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bronius's picture

new library

How to create new library?

dori3d's picture

Great tool, thanks for

Great tool, thanks for sharing.

- I can't find the old "View Image" option for opening textures inside 3dsMax view Image window. Am I missing anything?

Works great on max2013 up5.

Jaked3d's picture

Works great now thanks

Works great now thanks

stealthx's picture

After update.

It work's in 3ds max Design 2013 Update 5 and Update 6.

Jaked3d's picture

I am getting the same error as stealthx

I am getting the same message as stealthx.. :(

stealthx's picture

Thank you!

It works again.

cecofuli's picture

Yes, with the new Update (but

Yes, with the new Update (but also the 3) this nince script not work :(

stealthx's picture

3ds max 2013 Update 5

It looks like it doesn't work in 3ds max Design 2013 Update 5 :(. I just started using it and after 3ds max update there is error message when I try to open it.

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bobmorane888's picture

Thank you !

Really usefull script ! Thank you very much for sharing it !

caogaiyu's picture

render thumbnail error

when i render thumbnail the error writing to file error come out, is there any way to solve it?

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