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Overview

The Tools package includes the CryExporter plugins for 3ds Max as well as CryMaxTools.
The CryExporter enables you directly export engine ready assets from within 3ds Max.

 

Important Note

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CryMaxtools are provided 'as is' - we do not provide documentation on functionality at this point. However, we are reworking the tools and might potentially distribute an updated version together with documentation.

 

 

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Installation via CryToolsInstaller

We recommend using the CryToolsInstaller to install all DCC tool packages, including 3dsMax. If you need to manually install the CryToolsInstaller, then follow the instructions in the Manual Install section below.

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Before the installation of any plugins via CryToolsInstaller make sure to have setup your build information via the Settings Manager tool.

Manual Installation CryExporter

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Plugin files can be found in the <root>\Tools\3dsmax\plugins\ folder. Copy the relevant plugin files (see list below) to the ...\plugins directory in the matching 3dsMax install folder (do not put it into the Stdplugs Folder).

 

Version

File


3dsMax 2010

32 Bit

CryExport12.dlu

64 Bit

CryExport12_64.dlu


3dsMax 2011

32 Bit

CryExport13.dlu

64 Bit

CryExport13_64.dlu


3dsMax 2012

32 Bit

CryExport14.dlu

64 Bit

CryExport14_64.dlu


3dsMax 2013

32 Bit

CryExport15.dlu

64 Bit

CryExport15_64.dlu

3dsMax 2014

64 Bit

CryExport16_64.dlu

3dsMax 2015

64 Bit

CryExport17_64.dlu

3dsMax 201664 BitCryExport18_64.dlu

Manual Installation CryMaxTools

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The CryMaxTools Maxscripts is a collection of tools coded in MAXScript for helping artists, modeling and animation staff to speed up their workflow.

The tools are separated into Animation, Artist, Morph and Rigging packages with user interface, menu entries and shortcuts.

CryMaxTools MAXScripts are available for the most recent versions of 3dsMax and will automatically choose the right version to load.

The script files can be found in the \Tools\CryMaxTools folder. The tools can be installed by copying the tools loader (LoadCryMaxTools.ms) into \Scripts\Startup of the 3dsMax root directory. After restarting 3dsMax the tools should load automatically.

To uninstall the tools, delete the "LoadCryMaxTools.ms" file located in the \Scripts\Startup folder of the 3ds Max directory.