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Getting Started in 3D with 3ds Max by Ted Boardman

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If you are using 3dsMax Design

Autodesk® offers users two, somewhat different, programs: 3ds Max and 3ds Max Design. The concepts and workflows presented in this book are very useful for both versions of the software. The author has used 3ds Max exclusively for consistency throughout the figures and exercises.

Let’s begin this discussion by investigating the differences between 3ds Max and 3ds Max Design.

  • 3ds Max: 3ds Max ships with a set of programming tools called SDK (software developers kit) that allows companies to develop their own commands and routines using C++ programming language. 3ds Max is generally used by gaming companies and the film industry, for example.
  • 3ds Max Design: 3ds Max Design ships with specialized tools (Daylight ...

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