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What’s new in 3ds Max 2024
See how 3ds Max has evolved.
3DS Max has brought top-quality updates over the years to help you work faster and more efficiently. We continue to focus on bringing you powerful solutions across disciplines to enhance the artist experience. Drop jaws, not quality with robust tools in 3ds Max 3ds Max brings new capabilities and improvements to modeling, animation, and rendering tools so you can focus on being creative. The new Boolean modifier offers a modern and intuitive way to produce clean geometry while updates to Array enable you to create beautiful nature-like scenes procedurally. You can also confidently rely on Color Management to see colors consistently across the pipeline – from Viewport to final render. 3ds Max continues to add animation improvements to help you bring characters to life.
Color Management
Boolean Modifier
Boolean Modifier: OpenVDB
Array Modifier Distribution Method Phyllotaxis
Array Modifier: Material ID assignment
Array Modifier: Progressive Transforms
Transform List Controllers
Material Switcher
Updated Motion Paths
Compound Nodes
Slate Material Editor
New Modifier List search filter
Model your vision down to the last detail
Bifrost makes it possible to create physically accurate simulations in a single visual programming environment.
3ds Max showreel (video: 1:51 min.)
Render high-quality scenes
Bifrost in Maya (video: 4:48 min.)
The built-in Arnold renderer provides a rich experience and can handle your more complex characters, scenes, and effects.
Render your most complex projects with Arnold
The built-in Arnold renderer provides a rich experience and can handle your more complex characters, scenes, and effects.
Rendering with Arnold in Maya
Use cases
Real-time rendering for product design
See how to set up the scene and the 3ds Max viewport for optimal visualization quality.
Making a photorealistic 3D ostrich
Guga Baraldi, 3D generalist artist, breaks down his sweet-as-pie Pet Birthday render.
Create detailed 3D walkthroughs
Learn how to use 3ds Max to create immersive 3D walkthroughs with Andrey Plaksin.
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3ds Max in action


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Image courtesy of CGI Furniture


The future of design visualization

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Behind the scenes of Game of Thrones

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Image courtesy of RealtimeUK
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