Arnold for 3ds Max 2017 SP2


Arnold for 3ds Max is provided by the MAXtoA plug-in. More information about Arnold for 3ds Max can be found in the Arnold for 3DS Max User Guide 5.


Release Date

November 15, 2016

This version uses the Arnold core


MAXtoA Features and Known Issues

This  release of the Arnold for 3ds Max (MAXtoA) plugin does not include support for all Arnold or 3ds Max features. See the online documentation for further details. 3ds Max 2017 Service Pack 2 is required, and provided in the MAXtoA installation.

  • Support for 3ds Max Photometric lights.
  • New Volume object supporting OpenVDB files.
  • Hair & Fur Support
  • Light Filter modifiers for Arnold lights.
  • General Arnold light improvements.
  • UI improvements for AOVs and Shaders.
  • Texture options.
  • Path, Diagnostics, and Override options.
  • Stability and miscellaneous improvements
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