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Features

Computer animation and character rigging

Create intelligent, believable 3D characters and high-quality animations with the sophisticated 3ds Max® toolset.

3D animation

  • New

    Animation productivity (enhanced)

    Get a more responsive animation process.

  • New

    Text tool (enhanced)

    Add data-driven information to your scenes.

  • New

    Geodesic Voxel and Heatmap skinning

    Create better skin weighting more quickly.

  • New

    Max Creation Graph animation controllers

    Create procedural animations with 3 new controllers.

  • Camera Sequencer

    Tell great stories with high-quality animation.

  • Dual Quaternion skinning

    Create better skinned characters in less time.

  • Populate crowd animation

    Generate believable human motion. (video: 1:10 min.)

  • Populate enhancements

    Create more convincing crowds. (video: 1:36 min.)

  • Character animation and rigging tools

    Create believable characters with realistic motion.

  • General animation tools

    Work with keyframe, Dopesheet, and procedural tools.

  • Animated deformers

    Add life to creatures and simulate fluidic effects.