Animation productivity (enhanced)
Get a more responsive animation process.
Text tool (enhanced)
Add data-driven information to your scenes.
Geodesic Voxel and Heatmap skinning
Create better skin weighting more quickly.
Max Creation Graph animation controllers
Create procedural animations with 3 new controllers.
Fast form hard surfaces
Quickly create hard surface forms
UV mapping (enhanced)
Up to 10x faster UV navigation and editing
Object tool (enhanced)
Easy to access tools for object work
Text and shape map
Create decals and text-based graphics using 2D objects.
Autodesk Raytracer Renderer (ART)
Create accurate images of architectural scenes.
Simple simulation data import
Animate simulation data in CFD, .CSV, or OpenVDB formats.
Quickly access all your 3D content
High DPI display support
Run 3ds Max on modern HDPI monitors and laptops.
Improved pipeline tools integration
Get an extended and improved Python/.NET toolset.
Seamlessly move from one renderer to another.
Easily transfer data into game engines.
Connect 3ds Max and the Stingray engine.
Better support for Stingray shaders
Gain better support for physically based shaders.
Integrated Creative Market 3D content store
Quickly search an online market of 3D assets.
Max Creation Graph (enhanced)
Use shapes and splines, and import simulation data.
Scene Explorer and Layer Manager (enhanced)
Work with complex scenes more easily.
Easily discover the main features of 3ds Max.
New startup configurations speed scene creation.
One-click Print Studio access
Launch Print Studio directly from 3ds Max.