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      3D modeling and rendering software for design visualization, games, and animation

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      Overview

      Model your vision down to the last detail

      3ds Max offers a rich and flexible toolset to create premium designs with full artistic control.

      • Create massive worlds in games
      • Visualize high-quality architectural renderings
      • Model finely detailed interiors and objects
      • Bring characters and features to life with animation and VFX

      Render high-quality scenes

      Rendering animation of deep-sea anglerfish luring in a small fish with its bioluminescent beacon, created in 3ds Max Arnold

      The built-in Arnold renderer provides a rich experience and can handle your more complex characters, scenes, and effects.

      • Save time with centralized creative tools for interactive light mixing, color correction, and lens effects on the rendered image
      • Work faster with an artist-friendly user experience and intuitive controls
      • Iterate and produce high quality renders and variations faster

      Work faster and meet deadlines with 3ds Max

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      3ds Max lets you scale your workflow with automation, allowing you to spend more time on creativity.

      • Use 3ds Max as a compute engine to scale content production
      • Extend built-in workflows with accessible APIs
      • Accelerate manual steps to boost productivity

      Use cases

      • 3ds Max Product Visualization

        Real-time rendering for product design

        See how to set up the scene and the 3ds Max viewport for optimal visualization quality.

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        Creating a 3D baby velociraptor

        Guga Baraldi, 3D generalist artist, breaks down his sweet-as-pie Pet Birthday render.

      • 3D reconstruction of the tomb of Nefertari featuring Egyptian imagery and hieroglyphic writing

        Create detailed 3D walkthroughs

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