Tagged 'Tools'

Modifier Modifier Zorb

281 votes

v 2.9.03, Added property dialog filters. Save Property window position and size, Changed "coorinates" prop to "coords" to fixes Vray HDRI map

v 2.9.02: Added Octane and extra Final Render Lights to On/Off and Multiply Right click Menu

v 2.9.01: Added Multiply option to ALL modify properties window. Can now multiply existing values by a chosen value

v 2.8.03 Fixed Save preset bug (for plugins like ky_trails)

v 2.8.02 Fixed ini file bug stopping wondow for opening a 2nd time

v 2.8.00 Added Exclude text field for filtering by name. Editing Refrence targets Tab now working!!! This means you can mass edit FumeFX object settings such as speed multipliers and other FumeFX and TP properties that were previously impossible to edit!

Edit ALL modifiers, ALL objects, ALL Materials, All Controllers, ALL Shadow types and ALL atmospherics/Render Effects. Work in max from a "Class-centric" way rather than a per object way. Edit thousands of object's parameters, randomize thousands of seeds, enable thousands of modifiers and more with a few clicks!

General Features (applies to all modifiers, controllers, materails, shadows, atmos and render effects):

MASS EDIT: Mass edit one property on all nodes at once, You can specify an absolute value, a relative value, apply an absolute value to modify, or multiply a value

MASS RANDOMIZE: Randomize one property on all nodes at once

SELECT/DELETE BY CLASS: Select all objects with a meshsmooth, or all spheres or all objects with a path constraint etc

FULL INSTANCE/REFRENCE TOOLS: Make all objects/modifiers of a class or selection instances. Make Base object refrences. replace base objects with another obj (eg make all selected boxes an instance of a vrax proxie.) Available for Modifiers and Base objects only ATM.

LOAD/SAVE PRESETS: Load and save presets in xml format for modifiers, objects, etc.

Specific Features (Can be done to All or selected):

Modifiers: Enable, Disable, Enable in viewport, Disable in viewport.

PointCache Modifiers: Set ranges, Set path, Flush path, Reload, Record.

FumeFX: Simulate, Load settings

Lights: Turn all, selected, selected classes on or off. Multiply all light vlaues.

Xref Object: Merge object

Materials: Show/Hide In Viewport:  Shows the material in the viewport. Doesnt work with texture maps yet.

Bitmap Gamma: Mass edit the bitmap load gamma settings. Choose auto or an overide value. Max 2014+

Spring Controller: Modifyspring controller settings (Needs its own section as springs are controlled differently with maxscript).

Merge Xref Controller:  Merges All/Selected controllers

santex Toolbox

1 vote

santexToolbox

 (Pic. - tools used: 1.gold_nice, 2.Random scale, 3.Deselect + Random scale)

Pivot & Align Tools

8 votes

Pivot & Align Tools (PAT) are a set of macros bundled into a quad menu (or a single quad list) that allow you to perform various object alignment, pivot alignment and object snapping functions, among others. Most of the functions can operate on a selection of multiple objects at once.

There's a PDF guide available in the Help menu item and also attached below.

Two pre-configured styles available...

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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3-Point-Align

44 votes

Macroscript that allows you to precisely align an object by aligning three points on the object to any another three points in space.

New: Modeless dialog; support for groups; automatic snap

TexTools: Toolbox for the texture artist

237 votes

Documentation: http://www.renderhjs.net/textools/

Smart Collapse

5 votes

Here's a script that avoids many of the shortcomings of the standard - shipping Collapse Utility. Hope you find it useful.

SolidRocks

568 votes

SolidRocks V2.3 is out !!  Support for V-Ray NEXT (update 2.1) and  MAX 2013-2020 ! Rebus Farm/RANCH Computing interoperability

SolidRocks adjusts and optimise all needed Vray parameters to reach the best rendertime/quality ratio.

Learn Vray progressively, see in realtime changes made by SolidRocks when you change resolution/quality.

SpeedoMeter

7 votes

Shows the Local or Average Speed of an animated object in a multitude of formats. FIXED BUG that prevented the script from running. Added Selection Monitoring.

batcher

8 votes

(it's a badger - get it?) one of the most important features of photoshop is to batch process a whole bunch of files at once with a pre-made action.

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