Join Steve Nelle for an in-depth discussion in this video Saving files in a previous format, part of 3ds Max 2011 New Features.
Up until the new 2011 version of 3ds Max, wanting to take a wireframe scene…file saved in the current version of the software back to a previous release…of the application required not saving but exporting your file.…Taking it away from the standard .max file extension and instead choosing…something like the 3ds or FBX formats in order to both be able to open and work on your file.…Unfortunately, those other formats would many times lose or leave something out…during the transition backwards.…Missing mapping coordinates or abnormalities in the geometry were typically two…of the problematic areas.…
It just seemed like there was always something that you'd have to go back…and fix and repair.…Chances are pretty good you know exactly what I am talking about.…Max 2011 has a brand new Save As Previous feature that you can now use when…wanting to take a file back to 3ds Max 2010.…Here's how it works.…This is a file named Save As Previous.…Let's go ahead and first try saving this out in the usual manner, using the Save…
- Using Caddies
- Slate Material Editor Overview
- Building a node-based shader
- Understanding the CAT (Character Animation Tools) plug-in
- Building and animating CATRigs
- Using the Viewport Canvas
- Rendering with the Quicksilver Hardware renderer
- Using the SketchUp importer
Skill Level Intermediate
3ds Max 2011 Essential Trainingwith Aaron F. Ross10h 4m Beginner
Textures and Materials in 3ds Maxwith Steve Nelle7h 44m Intermediate
1. Modeling Improvements
Using Caddies6m 29s
2. Texture and Material Enhancements
3. The CAT Character Animation System
4. Scene Management Enhancements
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