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3ds Max® professional 3D modeling, rendering, and animation software enables you to create expansive worlds and premium designs.
Breathe life into environments and landscapes with robust modeling tools.
Create finely detailed designs and props with intuitive texturing and shading tools.
Iterate and produce professional-grade renders with full artistic control.
3ds Max powers your creativity with easy-to-use tools for worldbuilding and asset creation.
3ds Max automates repetitive and time-consuming tasks so you can meet deadlines.
Stay in the artistic flow with creative tools in an artist-friendly UI.
Whether you’re building expansive worlds for games or visualizing intricate architectural designs, 3ds Max has the modeling toolset you need to bring your 3D assets to life.
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Tutorials of all levels to help you learn 3ds Max.
The learning hub on AREA has free tutorials for software used by VFX professionals, from beginner to advanced levels.
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3ds Max is used to model, animate, and render detailed 3D characters, photorealistic designs, and complex scenes for film and TV, games, and design visualization projects.
3ds Max is used by 3D modelers, animators, and lighting artists for game development, film and TV productions, and design visualization projects.
Your 3ds Max subscription gives you access to install and use the 3 previous versions. Available downloads are listed in your Autodesk Account after subscribing. See also previous releases available for subscribers.
Autodesk provides download and install instructions for individuals and administrators. Your available downloads appear in Autodesk Account. Find your product, select a version, platform, language, and download method. For more information, visit the Autodesk Knowledge Network.
With a subscription to 3ds Max software, you can install it on up to 3 computers or other devices. However, only the named user can sign in and use that software on a single computer at any given time. Please refer to the Software License Agreement (US Site) for more information.
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Bring breathtaking scenes and characters to life for film, TV, and games.
All of the creative tools you need to build a powerful and scalable 3D animation pipeline for complex simulations, effects, and rendering.