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3ds Max scene to Gmax..??...Yes you can

Started by Cali, September 29, 2011, 07:22:41 PM

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Cali

I Have found a neat little tool that will do just that.
http://www.scriptspot.com/bobo/darkmoon/bff/

it basically converts the scene into a max script file that can be ran by gmax and actually load the scene into gmax. I'll Explain with screenshots and stuff the best i can.It does come with instructions on how to install. I know it works with Max8, as far as the later editions,I'm not too sure.

Ok, First of all Download and install per instructions.
Then open 3ds max....


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Click Customize>User Interface> scroll down to BFF_Exporter>Click and drag to toolbar(just makes it easier to use)
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Cali

Second, Go to file>open> then choose a max scene file.
Then Click on Bff Exporter


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Click Export and Name your file and choose a location. DO NOT CHANGE THE SAVE AS TYPE.


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When it finishes Exporting it will create a log


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Afterward you can close out 3ds max.
Then open the Bat. Now go to Maxscript>click Runscript
Find the file you named...


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Click yes on reset and wait anywhere from a few seconds to a few minutes depending on the size of the scene.


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And there ya go :)


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Now I don't know alot about this, I've only tried it on a few scenes, but it's a pretty cool way to get the scene into Gmax. If it helps you then great. I take no credit for the program. I just wanted to share this with you guys :)-Jason



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