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Convert 3d Max 4 files (*.max) to X files (*.x)

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Someone has this plugin ? Or any converter ??
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Question by:LexZEUS
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by:spilocke
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Well, I can't actually give you the converters but I can  direct you to some of them.

You can get a list of converters form here :
http://www.3dlinks.com/software_converters.cfm

Most of them supports 3D Max ASCII files .ase
However do take a look at :
http://www.animetix.com/products/gamutdxm.htm

You can export object with textures and animation intact.
Even supports character studio but it is not free.

You can try out the others in :
http://www.3dlinks.com/software_converters.cfm

Hope this helps.
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by:LexZEUS
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Before accepting your cmts as answr ...

Ok, there are too much product you gave to me ... can you mention one which is free ?? Or ... if there is no one which is free ... can you suggest which one is the best ? But if you are not so sure, then which one you currently use ?

thanks bro ..!!

Alex

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by:cybermike3d
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If you download the dx8 sdk from ms, it contains a program called conv3ds.exe.  Export your file as a .3ds format. Then run the converter. .x does not carry all the content of a .max file, but it does for a .3ds file. If u still have a problem ... email me (give me yr email address) , and I will email you the converter.
best reagrds
Cybermike3d

mike@cybermike3d.co.za

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by:spilocke
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Hi Alex,

I am currently using 3D Exploration that can be found at:
http://www.us.righthemisphere.com/3dexploration/product_information.htm
The features are the same registered or not registred.
Gives you the ability to convert files between lots of format. Unfortunately for 3D Studio Max, you will have to save it as (ASCII) .ase or (3D Studio DOS) .3ds before you are able to convert it to .x format.

Hope this helps.

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by:LexZEUS
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The problem is .... my 3D Max 4 only can save as *.max ... Is there any free plugin to export as *.3ds ?
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by:LexZEUS
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Or simple question .... how to save my project as 3ds ?
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by:spilocke
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Sorry. I forgot to inform about the 30 day trial period for the 3D Exploration.
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I thought you can save it .3ds format. I am not quite sure abour 3D Studio 4 but in the previous version, you can export it to different format. Try exporting it.
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by:LexZEUS
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AHA !!! THANKS !!! I GOT IT !!!
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No problem. Just remember the evaluation thing.
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by:LexZEUS
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No need ... I use 3D for Win ... it is free ... I just need the converter only ... not the veiwer ... as long as it can convert to *.x, then it's fine ...
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