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3D modeling, animation, and rendering software

3ds Max® 3D modeling and rendering software lets you create massive worlds in games, stunning scenes for design visualization, and engaging virtual reality (VR) experiences.

Scenes courtesy of Square Enix, Ltc. / Eidos Montreal* & Urban Simulations S.L.

Why 3ds Max?

What's new

  • 3ds Max Interactive

    Build immersive architectural visualizations with the combined power of 3ds Max and a virtual reality engine in one place.

  • Arnold for 3ds Max

    The MAXtoA plug-in is integrated into 3ds Max, giving you access to Arnold's latest features.

  • 3ds Max Fluids

    Create realistic liquid behaviors directly in 3ds Max.

  • Spline workflows

    Create and animate geometry in several intuitive ways with new and enhanced spline tools.

See 3ds Max in action

Building environments, worlds, and everything in between

Eidos Montréal can now quickly customize an environment. The company built a contextual modeling tool that takes a snapshot of a scene in the engine and reloads it in context in 3ds Max.

From visualization to virtual reality

Gaspard Giroud, co-founder of Piranha NYC discusses their journey from creating 3D visualizations to developing immersive architectural VR experiences.

Ubisoft: A decade of Assassin’s Creed

Ubisoft Montreal creates the ever-evolving world of the Assassin’s Creed franchise with the help of 3ds Max software.

Use 3ds Max with Revit

stingray

See content in real-time environment

3ds Max + Stingray

Easily import 3ds Max assets and scenes into the Stingray engine for real-time exploration.

revit

Produce high-end renderings

3ds Max + Revit

Model your design and layout in Revit and use 3ds Max to add final details. 3ds Max preserves model geometry, lights, materials, and other metadata from Revit projects.

Produce high-end renderings

3ds Max + Revit

Model your design and layout in Revit and use 3ds Max to add final details. 3ds Max preserves model geometry, lights, materials, and other metadata from Revit projects.