Asset LibraryQuickly access all your 3D content
High DPI display supportRun 3ds Max on modern HDPI monitors and laptops.
Improved pipeline tools integrationGet an extended and improved Python/.NET toolset.
Scene converterSeamlessly move from one renderer to another.
Game exporterEasily transfer data into game engines.
Live linkConnect 3ds Max and the Stingray engine.
Better support for Stingray shadersGain better support for physically based shaders.
Integrated Creative Market 3D content storeQuickly search an online market of 3D assets.
Max Creation Graph (enhanced)Use shapes and splines, and import simulation data.
XRef renovationsNew support for nondestructive animation worfklows.
Scene Explorer and Layer Manager (enhanced)Work with complex scenes more easily.
Design WorkspaceEasily discover the main features of 3ds Max.
Easier Revit and SketchUp workflowsImport data from Revit up to 10 times faster.
Template systemNew startup configurations speed scene creation.
Alembic supportView massive data sets in the Nitrous viewport.
Autodesk Translation FrameworkExchange data with SolidWorks, other file formats.
Multitouch supportEnjoy more freedom when interacting with 3D content.
Small user-requested features (SURFs)Small feature requests from the User Voice forum.
Enhanced scene managementNew nested layers in Scene Explorers.
Configurable user interfaceAccess multiple views with tabbed layouts.
Flexible camera matchingPlace CG elements into photo backgrounds.
Data transfer and pipeline integrationGet single-step data transfer with 3ds Max.
Compositing integrationChoose from compositing options in 3ds Max.
Collaborative workflows with ContainersUse containers to override object properties.
Comprehensive 3ds Max SDKExtend and customize 3ds Max with the SDK.
Python scriptingEmploy the Python scripting language.
Civil View feature setTurn civil design geometry into precise 3D design.
AutoCAD and Revit interoperabilityImport Revit files directly into 3ds Max.
DirectConnect supportExchange industrial design data with engineers.
One-click Print Studio accessLaunch Print Studio directly from 3ds Max.