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Autodesk - 3ds Max 2021

Autodesk - 3ds Max 2021


Autodesk 3ds Max 2021 is focused on modernization, performance, fit & finish. Introducing all-new experiences for Texture Baking and Install, major improvements to the Viewport, and key enhancements to Substance tools, ProSound and SketchUp import.

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News in Autodesk 3ds Max 2021

Autodesk 3ds Max 2021 comes with a range of new improvments making the workflow modern and streamlined. See more news here.

Bake to Texture

  • New tool for baking maps and surfaces offers faster performance in a new streamlined workflow
  • Extensive renderer support including Arnold
  • Support for OSL texture maps and Blended Box map

PBR Materials

  • New PBR materials make the interaction of light with surfaces physically accurate
  • The two types of maps, PBR Material (Metal/Rough) and PBR Material (Spec/Gloss), ensure compatibility with any real-time engine workflow

Weighted Normals Modifier

  • The Weighted Normals modifier improves the shading of models by altering the vertex normals to be perpendicular to larger flat polygons
  • Generates explicit normals for meshes better and faster than ever

Arnold default renderer

  • 3ds Max 2021 includes Arnold 6.0 as the default renderer, instead of the Scanline Renderer. This gives you a modern, high-end rendering experience.

New Substance2 Map

  • Substance2 map is faster than the legacy Substance map.
  • Utilizes updates to the latest Substance engine for native sbar loading. You no longer need to export maps from Substance Designer.

Additional Improvements

  • Saving scene files with a very large number of assets is now significantly faster.
  • Support added for 24-bit WAV files, 88.2kHz and 96kHz sample rates, as well as support for an unlimited numbers of audio clips
  • Editable Poly options such as Uniform, Radial, and Patch mitering types can now be set directly from the Chamfer modifier
  • The online and offline installation process has been overhauled for a simpler and faster experience
  • New SketchUp import options include ignoring hidden elements and preserving layer information. SketchUp 2020 file support NEW IN 2021.1
  • Over 80 defects that directly affect you were fixed in this release, as well as a large number of defects that affect internal processes
  • DefaultParamInterface: used with Maxscript to define and persist user-defined defaults for parameters in 3ds Max. See more here NEW IN 2021.1


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Software Specifications
Software type 3D visualization
Edition Commercial
License Type New license

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  • Product Code: 3ds-max
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Tags: 3ds Max, Autodesk 3ds Max, 3ds, 3D animation, Rendering, Modeling, Texturing, Simulation, 2021

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