Help with exporting and importing files



  • THE POST BELOW IS MORE THAN 5 YEARS OLD. RELATED SUPPORT INFORMATION MIGHT BE OUTDATED OR DEPRECATED

    On 21/04/2008 at 13:44, xxxxxxxx wrote:

    Hi,
    I was wondering if there may be a plugin for c4d so that I can import 3ds max scene files directly.Can someone help me ,I'm a newbe



  • THE POST BELOW IS MORE THAN 5 YEARS OLD. RELATED SUPPORT INFORMATION MIGHT BE OUTDATED OR DEPRECATED

    On 22/04/2008 at 08:58, xxxxxxxx wrote:

    Never happen unless Maxon decides it is worth the time/effort/finances. .3ds is a proprietary file format and you have to pay large lumps of cash to AutoDesk in order to license its use for import/export. You'll also not find any applications that support .c4d past v5 or LightWave3D past some old version (and so forth).

    Applications like Deep Exploration support .3ds among others for format interchange. Check out their site at www.righthemisphere.com.

    The only real alternative here is to use FBX or Wavefront OBJ formats for the exchange.



  • THE POST BELOW IS MORE THAN 5 YEARS OLD. RELATED SUPPORT INFORMATION MIGHT BE OUTDATED OR DEPRECATED

    On 23/04/2008 at 00:57, xxxxxxxx wrote:

    There is no native .max file support in Cinema4D. Deep exploration actually onyl supports .3ds which is alos supported by Cinema4D. The only conversion tool that I am aware of that can load .max is PolyTrans but you need an installed 3D Max on your system to load the .max files. You may be able to exchange .max files through PolyTrans and the Cinema4D Engeneering bundle but I have not checked it yet.

    cheers,
    Matthias



  • THE POST BELOW IS MORE THAN 5 YEARS OLD. RELATED SUPPORT INFORMATION MIGHT BE OUTDATED OR DEPRECATED

    On 23/04/2008 at 14:43, xxxxxxxx wrote:

    Sorry about that. Of course, I meant .max and not the interchange format .3ds. Deep Exploration supports .max but requires 3DSMax and DCOM plugin be installed.


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