Autodesk 3ds Max 2017

Autodesk 3ds Max 2017, 3D design software for modelling, animation and rendering. Bringing characters and environments to life in less time with 3ds Max 2017. Use the 3D customisable, collaborative software to connect and share projects with 3dsMax 2017. Get new, user-requested features and enhancements built for entertainment and design professionals.

Purchasing Options

Customers can now choose quarterly, annual, 2-years or 3-year plans.

In response to growing customer demand, Autodesk® is introducing software rental license plans, which allow you to use Autodesk software for a specified period of time— quarterly, or annually—with the option to renew.

Benefits of Autodesk rental plans

  • Pay-as-you-go access
  • Scalable licensing
  • Access to the latest tools

Features

Overview video

3ds Max 2017

3ds Max 2017

With New tools, new workflows and feature enhancements.

3D animation

Animation productivity (enhanced)

Animation productivity (enhanced)

Get a more responsive animation process.

Text tool (enhanced)

Text tool (enhanced)

Add data-driven information to your scenes.

Geodesic Voxel and Heatmap skinning

Geodesic Voxel and Heatmap skinning

Create better skin weighting more quickly.

Max Creation Graph animation controllers

Max Creation Graph animation controllers

Create procedural animations with 3 new controllers.

3D modelling and texturing

Fast form hard surfaces

Fast form hard surfaces

Quickly create hard surface forms

UV mapping (enhanced)

UV mapping (enhanced)

Up to 10x faster UV navigation and editing

Object tool (enhanced)

Object tool (enhanced)

Easy to access tools for object work

Text and shape map

Text and shape map

Create decals and text-based graphics using 2D objects.

3D rendering

Autodesk Raytracer Renderer (ART)

Autodesk Raytracer Renderer (ART)

Create accurate images of architectural scenes.

Dynamics & effects

Dynamics & effects

Simple simulation data import
Animate simulation data in CFD, .CSV or OpenVDB formats.

UI, workflow & pipeline

Asset Library

Asset Library

Quickly access all your 3D content

High DPI display support

High DPI display support

Run 3ds Max on modern HDPI monitors and laptops

Improved pipeline tools integration

Improved pipeline tools integration

Improved pipeline tools integration, extended Python and .NET to

Scene converter

Scene converter

Seamlessly move from one renderer to another.

Game exporter

Game exporter

Easily transfer data into game engines.

Live link

Live link

Connect 3ds Max and the Stingray engine.

Better support for Stingray shaders

Better support for Stingray shaders

Gain better support for physically based shaders

Integrated Creative Market 3D content store

Integrated Creative Market 3D content store

Quickly search an online market of 3D assets.

Max Creation Graph (enhanced)

Max Creation Graph (enhanced)

Use shapes and splines and import simulation data.

Scene Explorer and Layer Manager (enhanced)

Scene Explorer and Layer Manager (enhanced)

Work with complex scenes more easily.

Design Workspace

Design Workspace

Easily discover the main features of 3ds Max.

Template system

Template system

New startup configurations speed scene creation.

One-click Print Studio access

One-click Print Studio access

Launch Print Studio directly from 3ds Max.

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