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Enhanced ShaderFX

Get more shading options and better shader interoperability between 3ds Max, Maya, and Maya LT.

Create a wider range of procedural materials with new node patterns, including wavelines, voronoi, simplex noise, and brick.

Create normal maps from 2D grayscale images with a new bump utility node.

Quickly access shaders through the searchable node browser.

Create and exchange advanced shaders more easily