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You have to install Service Pack 2 as it isn't included with Extension 2!
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You have to install Service Pack 2 as it isn't included with Extension 2!

Posted 2 December 2015 11:44 am by MaxStation on MaxStation

Software: Autodesk 3ds Max ,

Industry: Games , Film & TV , Design Visualization , Education ,

Installing the extension on it's own isn't enough.

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3ds Max 2016 Extension 2
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3ds Max 2016 Extension 2

Posted 1 December 2015 3:16 pm by eperlberg on The Max Makers

Software: Autodesk 3ds Max ,

Industry: Games , Film & TV , Design Visualization ,

3ds Max 2016 Extension 2 has arrived. With new features to MCG, to new Map types, to "one click" 3D Printing. There's a little something for everyone.

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A360 rendering doesn' t use hidden lights
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A360 rendering doesn' t use hidden lights

Posted 27 November 2015 10:30 am by MaxStation on MaxStation

Software: Autodesk 3ds Max ,

Industry: Games , Film & TV , Design Visualization , Education ,

Instead it'll use a default light

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A360 rendering fails without a explanation
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A360 rendering fails without a explanation

Posted 26 November 2015 2:10 pm by MaxStation on MaxStation

Software: Autodesk 3ds Max ,

Industry: Games , Film & TV , Design Visualization , Education ,

A possible explanation for this situation is related to what's hidden in the scene file.

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Physical camera and changing the focus for depth of field
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Physical camera and changing the focus for depth of field

Posted 25 November 2015 11:20 am by MaxStation on MaxStation

Software: Autodesk 3ds Max ,

Industry: Games , Film & TV , Design Visualization , Education ,

Causes possibly unwanted but realistic changes in field of view.

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Chris Landreth talks about facial animation, the early days of Maya and filmmaking
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Chris Landreth talks about facial animation, the early days of Maya and filmmaking

Posted 24 November 2015 11:57 am by Cory Mogk on Mr. Entertainment

Software: Autodesk Maya , Autodesk MotionBuilder , Autodesk Entertainment Creation Suite ,

Industry: Games , Film & TV , Design Visualization , Education ,

A great interview with Chris Landreth on his experiences in the animation industry

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Maya Monday - Parallel Rig Evaluation with Dynamics in Maya 2016 extension 1
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Maya Monday - Parallel Rig Evaluation with Dynamics in Maya 2016 extension 1

Posted 20 November 2015 12:16 am by dobert on The Desk

Software: Autodesk Maya ,

Industry: Games , Film & TV , Education ,

A quick demo on how to get nDynamics to work with Parallel Rig Evaluation for faster performance in

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Horns and Transforms
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Horns and Transforms

Posted 18 November 2015 10:07 pm by mcgblog on The Max Creation Graph Blog

Software: Autodesk 3ds Max ,

Industry: Games , Education ,

In this post, we look at how to use transformation matrices in MCG to create horns.

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Maya Monday - Parallel Rig Evaluation on a HP z840
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Maya Monday - Parallel Rig Evaluation on a HP z840

Posted 17 November 2015 11:31 pm by dobert on The Desk

Software: Autodesk Maya ,

Industry: Games , Film & TV , Design Visualization , Education ,

Got a super cool new workstation this week!!!! Check out the performance improvements I am getting on the HP z840 in Maya 2016.

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Tweetorials 9: XRef
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Tweetorials 9: XRef

Posted 5 November 2015 12:07 pm by MaxStation on MaxStation

Software: Autodesk 3ds Max ,

Industry: Games , Film & TV , Design Visualization , Education ,

Collaborate in 3ds Max 2016 more efficiently, XRef offers improved stability and non-destructive workflows

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