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simon-s
08-13-2005, 02:55 PM
Hi all,

Does anyone know of a plugin to import 3DS models in LW? (.max files) If so, where can I get it from?

Thanks :)

telamon
08-13-2005, 03:00 PM
LW imports natively .3DS. Do load file and it opens (with a small popup dialog to rotate / scale the object).

simon-s
08-13-2005, 03:05 PM
Its the .max files that I'm having the problem with...any ideas?

Thanks.

MooseDog
08-13-2005, 03:08 PM
.max won't work. proprietary to discreet/autodesk. you'll have to somehow convert to .3ds.

simon-s
08-13-2005, 03:10 PM
OK....Thanks :)

samartin
08-13-2005, 03:24 PM
You might wanna try .OBJ instead, if you've UV'd the objct it should remember all this information and plus it keeps the mesh intact, I mean with .3DS when I've tried it before all objects imported were tripled which is pretty useless IMO...

EsHrA
08-13-2005, 03:31 PM
or you might wanna try .fbx which is becoming a standard quick.
http://www.alias.com/glb/eng/products-services/product_details.jsp?productId=1900004


mlon

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