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Can the ASUS Nexus 7 be used as an input device for 3ds Max?

I just got a Nexus 7. Since I'm currently learning 3ds Max, I was wondering, can I use this tablet as an input device for 3ds Max? I would like to be able to use it with a pen to draw and animate my ...
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3ds Max Rendering

Hey I render 36 frames from different angles to PNG files on 3Ds Max 2013 but now I want to hide a model and make it so all the parts its blocking to also become transparent. If you don't understand ...
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How do I troubleshoot a 3DS Max crash during rendering?

When I'm rendering in 3ds Max, it starts to suddenly crashes and produces 3dsmax_minidump.dmp. I tried every patch, upgrade drivers etc. I'm using a Corsair Force 3 SSD ATA with 60GB, but there is ...
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How to measure the render time of 3ds max?

How do I measure the render time of 3ds max? I would like a solution that doesn't involve me sitting glued to the computer during the render time! It also has to be sort of accurate. My specific ...
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Why are some tasks (even simple ones like web browsing) really slow and sluggish when I am running a 3DS Max render?

Not only does 3DS Max take very long to render the image, it's making even simple tasks like browsing extremely sluggish while it renders... Why does this happen, and is there any way to make my ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 - what role for Backburner Manager?

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 which I use as Remote Desktop Host. users log onto it and work on it. Now, additionally to that, I'd also like to run a simple server application on it which is ...
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Is there any free way to convert 3DS Max (*.max) to *.3ds or *.obj?

I found many nice free 3D objects on the web - for example on 3DXtras.com. However, some of them are only in *.max format. Is there any free way to convert at least the basic structure to some more ...
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Is it possible to use backburner on the student edition of 3ds max?

I've got a couple of good quad core machines, am using the student edition of 3ds max, and I'd like to be able to farm the rendering out to both machines, if possible. Anyone know if the student ...
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Making the architecture library of models in 3ds max

I am learning 3ds max with respect to architecture building design. Its my first week of course. I just wanted to is it possible that i can collect various small models of furnitures , utensils , ...
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What are the minimum system requirements for animation and rendering in 3DS Max?

I am learning 3DS Max and I think I need to do lot of animation and rendering. I wanted to know how much (minimum) RAM and what CPU I need.
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How come transparency in textures appears as white in 3ds Max?

I have downloaded a free tree palm model that came with textures and a preview image. In the preview image the tree looks fine, but when I have deployed the textures to my scene, the leaves look green ...
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Simple Computer Aided Design [closed]

I need to create a design mockup something very similar to this: However, I don't have weeks to learn AutoCAD or 3dsmax or Sketchup (time consuming). Is there any easier solution? I've heard that ...
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Is it possible to create SolidWorks files from Autodesk 3Ds Max?

Is it possible to create SolidWorks files (i.e. *.stl, *.sldasm, *.sldprt, *.stp) from Autodesk 3Ds Max?
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What limitations does the trial version of 3DS Max have

Does anyone know what limitations the 30-day trial version of 3D Studio Max has? Is it just that it expires after 30 days, or are there additional limitations during the 30 days such as a watermark ...
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Programs that import 3ds max files

What programs (other than 3ds max itself) can import and render a 3ds max file? I'd prefer a program that is free or open source if it exists.
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3ds max “flatten”/group move vertices

How can I move selection of vertices to a specific point/line. I have a diagonal line of vertices, however I'd like to make them flat ( parallel to the x axis) if I select the group of vertices and ...
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Good Blender tutorial for 3D Studio MAX users

Is there a good tutorial which should how to do things in Blender for ones who knows to to do the same things in 3D Max? May be in form of the table: 3D Max sequence of actions: | Blender sequence of ...
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3d Studio Max and 2+CPUs - Core limit?

I am scouting for parts to put in a new machine, and in the process, while looking at different benchmarks I stumbled upon this benchmark and it got me a bit worried. Quote form it: Noticably ...
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Professional graphics cards a “must” for rendering static environments?

I'm not sure if the title is clear but with more words what I want to say is: I'm building a PC for a decorator who's main work is to render photorealistic images of house interiors. For that she uses ...
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What's a good 3D modelling editor, other than Blender, that can be used within Unity 3D?

Unity 3D is an amazing tool for quickly creating good-looking, fun games. Unfortunately, its not intended to be used for actually designing your characters or complex levels. Blender is the general ...
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Adobe Software and 3D Studio Max on Windows 7 Home

Is windows 7 home edition sufficient for running adobe's software (Illustrator, Photoshop) and 3D Studio max, or do I need the pro or ultimate editions?
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Does 3ds Max 2009 support mulitple cores?

I have been asked to put a machine together of a friend who needs to do 3D rendering in AutoDesk 3ds Max. I have not been able to determine if the product support multi-threading and would benefit ...