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This 3ds Max blog is a team effort by Nicolas Holst, Lee Montgomery, Vishnu Ramdass and Anil Choudhary.

Distributed Bucket Rendering in 3ds Max 2015
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Distributed Bucket Rendering in 3ds Max 2015

Posted 21 May 2014 1:35 pm by MaxStation on MaxStation

Software: Autodesk 3ds Max ,

Industry: Games , Film, TV and VFX , Design Visualization ,

There have been a couple of changes with regards to Distributed Bucket Rendering in the 2015 release.

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Speeding up service pack installation
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Speeding up service pack installation

Posted 15 May 2014 2:28 pm by MaxStation on MaxStation

Software: Autodesk 3ds Max ,

Industry: Games , Film, TV and VFX , Design Visualization ,

For when you use the .msp file to install a service pack

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Baking populate characters - tips and tricks
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Baking populate characters - tips and tricks

Posted 6 May 2014 2:11 pm by MaxStation on MaxStation

Software: Autodesk 3ds Max ,

Industry: Games , Film, TV and VFX , Design Visualization ,

A couple of tips and tricks to make it easier to bake populate characters by creating a button for it and to reduce the number of keys so it's easier to tweak the animation afterwards

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Service Pack 1 and Security Fix for 3ds Max 2015 & 3ds Max Design 2015 is available
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Service Pack 1 and Security Fix for 3ds Max 2015 & 3ds Max Design 2015 is available

Posted 2 May 2014 2:14 pm by MaxStation on MaxStation

Software: Autodesk 3ds Max ,

Industry: Games , Film, TV and VFX , Design Visualization ,

This service pack contains both fixes for 3ds Max 2015 & 3ds Max Design 2015 and also addresses the Heartbleed vulnerability.

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Customizing populate characters with accessories
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Customizing populate characters with accessories

Posted 2 May 2014 10:46 am by MaxStation on MaxStation

Software: Autodesk 3ds Max ,

Industry: Games , Film, TV and VFX , Design Visualization ,

You can bake selected populate characters so you can add accessories like hats, glasses, mobile phones etc.

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Mixing 3ds Max and 3ds Max Design jobs on a Backburner render farm
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Mixing 3ds Max and 3ds Max Design jobs on a Backburner render farm

Posted 24 April 2014 11:53 am by MaxStation on MaxStation

Software: Autodesk 3ds Max ,

Industry: Games , Film, TV and VFX , Design Visualization ,

In the past we've always said that you'd had to have both 3ds Max and 3ds Max Design installed on your render farm machines.

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Backburner 2015 is available on the Autodesk Exchange
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Backburner 2015 is available on the Autodesk Exchange

Posted 16 April 2014 9:53 am by MaxStation on MaxStation

Software: Autodesk 3ds Max ,

Industry: Games , Film, TV and VFX , Design Visualization ,

This is the same version that ships with 3ds Max 2015/3ds Max Design 2015

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3ds Max 2015 and 3ds Max Design are now available
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3ds Max 2015 and 3ds Max Design are now available

Posted 15 April 2014 11:22 am by MaxStation on MaxStation

Software: Autodesk 3ds Max ,

Industry: Games , Film, TV and VFX , Design Visualization ,

Get it from Subscription Center or download the 2015 trial versions.

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Getting feedback on missing files in network locations
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Getting feedback on missing files in network locations

Posted 14 April 2014 2:25 pm by MaxStation on MaxStation

Software: Autodesk 3ds Max ,

Industry: Games , Film, TV and VFX , Design Visualization ,

By default Asset Tracking will not show the status for files on network drives.

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Tips for speeding up 3ds Max / 3ds-Max Design
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Tips for speeding up 3ds Max / 3ds-Max Design

Posted 11 April 2014 8:32 am by MaxStation on MaxStation

Software: Autodesk 3ds Max ,

Industry: Games , Film, TV and VFX , Design Visualization ,

A collection of tips for speeding up 3ds Max /3ds-Max Design

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