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3ds Max Design

3ds Max Design

3ds Max Design

Current version: 2014



Autodesk 3ds Max Design provides a comprehensive, integrated rendering, 3D modeling, and animation solution for architects, designers, civil engineers, and visualization specialists to help tell the story behind their designs.



Core Features

3D Modeling

  • Vector map support - Load vector graphics as texture maps.
  • Polygon, spline, and NURBS-based modeling - This toolset offers spline and 2D modeling tools.
  • Painting, mapping and materials - Explore texture painting, mapping and layering.

UI, workflow, and pipeline

  • 2D pan and zoom - Pan and zoom without affecting camera position.
  • DirectConnect support - 3ds Max Design offers DirectConnect support.
  • AutoCAD and Revit interoperability - Import Revit files directly into 3ds Max Design.
  • Civil View feature set - Turn civil design geometry into precise 3D design.
  • After Effects/Photoshop interoperability - Use 3ds Max Design with Adobe® After Effects®

3D Rendering

  • Perspective matching tools - Place CG elements into photo backgrounds. 
  • New DX 11 viewport rendering support - Quickly create and edit high-quality assets.
  • Render pass system - Use with Smoke, After Effects, Photoshop.
  • ActiveShade interactive iray rendering - Use an interactive process to finalize renderings.
  • Nitrous viewport performance and quality - Better simulate light and shadow.
  • Slate compositing editor - Wire together layers, passes, compositing nodes.
  • Compositing integration - Use a high-performance composite toolset.

Lighting analysis and simulation

  • Exposure lighting simulation and analysis - Simulate and analyze sun, sky, and artificial lighting. 
  • Dynamics, effects, and simulation - Create dynamics and effects with toolsets.
  • MassFX - Add realistic physics simulations to your scene.

System Requirements

System requirements for Autodesk® 3ds Max® 2014 and Autodesk® 3ds Max® Design 2014

3ds Max 2014 is supported on the following 64-bit operating systems and at a minimum requires a system with the following 64-bit specifications:

  •     Windows® 8 or Windows® 7 64-bit Professional operating system
  •     64-bit Intel or AMD multi core processor
  •     4 GB RAM minimum (8 GB recommended)
  •     4.5 GB free disk space for installation
  •     3-button mouse
  •     Latest version of Microsoft® Internet Explorer®, Apple® Safari®, or Mozilla® Firefox® web browser
  •     Refer to the Recommended Hardware Wizard for a complete list of recommended systems and graphics cards

Autodesk is not responsible for errors or failures of Autodesk software arising from the installation of updates, extensions or new releases issued by third-party hardware or software vendors for the qualified software or hardware identified in this document (or for any other third party software or hardware that you may use in connection with Autodesk products).

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