Get new support for vector maps. (video: 0:47 min.)
Efficiently create parametric and organic objects.
Use texture mapping, baking and layering.
Accelerate shading and material design. (video: 02.12 min.)
Generate believable human motion. (video: 1:10 min.)
Create believable characters.
Get a range of keyframe and procedural tools.
Add life to creatures and simulate fluidic effects.
Create better physical simulations in less time. (video: 01:11 min.)
Create simulations with unified simulation solvers.
Create water, fire, spray and snow effects.
Create strand-derived effects like hair and grass.
Get better interactive and playback performance.(video: 1:08 min.)
3ds Max now supports DirectX 11 shaders.
Use NVIDIA® iray® rendering technology.
Segment scenes for downstream compositing.
Iterate more effectively with interactive rendering.
Accelerate your workflow with Nitrous.
Wire together composites in Slate.
Place CG elements into photo backgrounds. (video: 1:05 min.)
2D pan and zoom doesn't affect camera position. (video: 1:19 min.)
Access multiple views with tabbed layouts. (video: 2.44 min.)
Get efficient 2D/3D data exchange.
Get single-step data transfer with 3ds Max.
Choose from several compositing options in 3ds Max. (video: 4.16 min.)
Use containers to override object properties.
Extend and customise 3ds Max with the SDK.
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