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      Models Manager v.2.01.01

      • Adds an ability to include/exclude search by asset’s name
      • Better search preview thumbnails using a fuzzy search method in the Auto-Assign preview tool
      • Ability to open 3Ds Max files in the 3ds Max Material Browser
      • Adds an ability to specify a directory to save assets on Save/Export selected objects
      • Fixes an issue with saving selected objects in 3ds Max 2014
      • Fixes some minor issues with Asset View dialog
      • Fixes a bug with opening plugin on scenes that contained Anima objects
      • Fixes an issue with overwriting gamma after rendering preview and the option “Overwrite output gamma” is on
      • Fixes an issue with applying an activation key

      Models Manager v.2.00.00

      • Adds support to 3ds Max 2022
      • Import/Export

      • Speeds up merging models
      • Adds an ability to batch export 3d files to 3ds Max file format
      • Supports to specify 3ds Max version on export 3d files to 3ds Max file format
      • Adds an ability to export proxy files to other formats ( currently supported to Corona, Final Render, FStorm, Octane and VRay Proxy)
      • Adds an ability to export files to vrscene ( menu “Export to:” => vrscene )
      • Adds an ability to merge models to the active layer (Look for in Preferences, Miscellaneous tab)
      • TreeView

      • Rename “Favorites” to “Categories” and move to a separate panel
      • Customer can hide directories from tree-view by a full path, by name or mask using the symbol “*”
      • Ability to select multiple directories
      • Ability to specify the Color for folders (including Categories )
      • Adds an ability to display items in sub-categories (lookout in the tree settings panel )
      • Adds an ability to select and display items from several Categories
      • Adds an ability to sort Categories alphabetically ( lookout in the tree settings panel )
      • Ability to remove, hide, drag and etc for several directories at once
      • Auto-update opened directory when changing files outside plugin
      • Interactive synchronization folders tree when working in team mode.
      • Gallery

      • Ability to link files with each other (just drag and drop file(s) onto an item)
      • Ability to set your own previews to the items
      • Drag&Drop items to 3ds Max directly from Gallery
      • Rendering

      • Setup multiple custom studios for rendering 3d models
      • Adds an ability to specify pivot point on rendering preview for models
      • Rendered images are automatically added to Gallery
      • Status bar

      • Display additional information about a selected file in the status bar
      • Now you can open the asset management form for max files from the status bar
      • Ability to assign categories directly from the status bar
      • Proxy

      • Customers can specify a path to Proxy. It can be full or relative. (see Preferences dialog )
      • Files that are converted to Proxy now automatically linked to a source file and added to his gallery
      • Miscellaneous

      • New Auto-Assign Preview tool for assigning previews for assets in the auto mode
      • Ability to mass-rename files ( menu Tools => Mass Rename Tool )
      • Extends ability to customize interface: now customer can add some menu-items to toolbar
      • Adds an ability to assign shortcuts to some menu-items from the menu ( supported to CTRL, ALT + letters or numbers )
      • Adds an ability to set hotkeys for programs in the “Open with…” menu items list
      • ArchVision RPC animation preview
      • Ability to view asset in a separate window ( Find related option in the menu or use the hotkey SPACEBAR )
      • User comments to files are now stored in the database (and also in the files themselves, that supports storing comments )
      • Address box with advanced navigation capabilities like Windows Explorer
      • Adds an ability to mass change paths in Database ( dialog Preferences => Database => Convert Paths )
      • Adds an ability to optimize database from the Preferences dialog

      Models Manager v.1.80.05

      • Adds an ability to paint over xRef objects
      • Speeds up merging 3d models
      • Speeds up merging 3d models as xRef
      • Fixes an issue with converting some objects to proxy
      • Fixes some minor issues with ProxSi
      • Fixes an issue when monitor screen DPI uses a scale of more than 100%
      • Fixes an issue with removing atmospherics on rendering previews
      • Fixes an issue with isolated nodes when rendering previews
      • Fixes a bug that occurs in some files on opening “Manage Asset” dialog
      • Fixes an issue with rendering some scenes with Corona 6
      • Fixes some minor issues

      Models Manager v.1.78.12

      • Adds support to 3ds Max 2020 Update 1
      • Drops support to 3ds Max 2013
      • Updates supported version of .NET Framework to version 4.5.2
      • Current version extends supported versions of MySQL Server from 5.6 to 8.0 version
      • Move plugin to directory and category “Kstudio”
      • Adds support to ArchVision RPC. Display native preview. Drag&Drop to viewport.
      • Adds an ability to create Arnold Proxy in 3ds Max 2020.
      • Adds an ability to specify the number of points for preview Arnold Proxy
      • Speeds up merging models to complex scenes
      • Adds an ability to set relative paths when exporting selected nodes
      • Adds support to latests versions of Redshift
      • Adds an ability to use Database in read-only mode (this is a beta-function *)
      • The “Save Selected” now saves the nodes without materials in Slate Material Editor only if the option “Clear Unused Assets” is checked
      • Adds an ability to rendering previews using Corona Frame Buffer
      • Hidden categories remain as hidden when merging models which categories are hidden
      • Fixes a some minor issues when rendering previews using Corona Renderer
      • Fixes an issue with clearing paths in exported model when save selection to file in some special situations
      • Fixes a potential issues with compatibility to other plugins that uses the SQLite library.
      • Fixes other minor issues and performance improvements.
      • Fixes a bug with compatibility with the latest version of VP Materials Manager
      • Fixes an issue with clearing paths in exported model when save selection to file in some special situations
      • Fixes an issue with correct display the maximized plugin window on some monitors
      • Fixes an issue with ability to refresh the listview using the F5 key
      • Fixes issues when merging animated model using standard 3Ds Max dialog ( menu ‘Merge’ => ‘Merge with Default 3Ds Max Dialog’ )
      • Fixes an issue with rendering scenes which contains Containers
      • Fixes some minor issues with API
      • Fixes an issue with duplicate material dialog when merge models as xRef.
      • Fixes other minor issues and performance improvements

      Models Manager v.1.77.00

      • Adds support to 3ds Max 2020.
      • Drops support to 3ds Max 2012.
      • The “Save Selected” now saves without materials in Slate Material Editor. .
      • Adds the option to reset rotations and set the position to origin for selected geometry before exporting using the “Save/Export Selected” option.
      • Adds an ability to re-link external links on fly for imported models of additional formats (FBX, OBJ, 3DS, etc.)
      • Adds an ability to re-link external links on fly on exporting models
      • Fixes some issues with optimization when generating PDF
      • Fixes a some issues with rendering previews
      • Fixes an issue with slow placing objects in 3ds Max 2012-2016 using the ‘Object Place&Paint’ tool with “Paint on Nodes” option
      • Fixes an issue with exporting 3D files to another formats through menu-item “Export to:”
      • Fixes an issue with annoying message of Archvision RPC plugin at start
      • Fixes a potential bug with filtering of files
      • Fixes an issue with copying files from windows explorer to Manager through clipboard
      • Fixes some issues with compatibility with Materials Manager
      • Fixes a minor issue with generating bug-reports
      • Fixes a potential bug with saving/restoring MYSQL database

      Proxy

      • More clever method for set the pivot for meshes when exporting to a proxy
      • Some changes for saving a Proxy with material
      • Adds support to GrowFX: preview embedded thumbnail, drag into viewport, convert to Proxy
      • Adds an ability to display more information such as Faces, Frames and Bounding box about proxies ( V-Ray, Fstorm, Mental-Ray and Octane )
      • Convert to Vray Proxy now uses optimisation for instances. Re-create your vray proxies in case if you have issues with rendering speed or cancellation/ending of rendering is slowly.
      • Fixes an issue with converting to Proxy with latests versions of FStorm
      • Fixes an issue with converting to Proxy with latests versions of Redshift

      API

      • Adds a new API method – MakeProxyFromFile. See the example in the file “AddToForest.ms” in the directory “presets”
      • Adds new callback – #preFileExport. This callback is called when adding a model from the scene to the library or exporting 3D files to other formats via the menu item “Export to:”.
      • Changes for API: integrates new PmCallbacks struct which allows to use callback events. For details see a file “PostFileMerge Example.ms” in ‘presets’ directory
      • The API method ‘PMpostFileMerge’ is deprecated
      • Read More about API at https://3d-kstudio.com/faq-cat/maxscript-api/
      • Fixes an issue with API method “ConvertToProxy”

      Interface

      • Adds an ability to use active URLS in Comment’s textbox
      • Adds an ability to save excluded from merging classes to presets
      • Adds an ability to export 3ds Max files to material library files ( menu-item “Export to:” => “Material Library”)
      • Image which show with 3ds Max VFB now display in center of active screen
      • Fixes a some issues with copy/move directories
      • Fixes some minor issues with renaming items in the listview

      Models Manager v.1.74.82

      Merging

      • Adds support to Alembic ( .ABC ) files. Now you can create Alembic Object from ABC files.
      • Adds capability to export selected objects to several file-types.
      • Fixes an issue with viewport when merge some models.

      Rendering

      • Adds capability to render in batch mode using Maxwell Renderer
      • Fixes a bug whith rendering some 3d models.
      • Fixes an issue with using Vray Frame Buffer for rendering thumbnails in Vray Next.
      • Fixes a bug when rendering preview works very slowly when Vray material contains displacement

      Interface

      • Fixes a minor issue with dragging some directories in treeView.
      • Fixes an issue with copy a Favorities directories with files.
      • Fixes an issue with renaming a directory with same name to different case.
      • Fixes an issue with dragging some files between directories.
      • Fixes a bug when sometimes selecting some .max files into listview can slow down 3ds Max.

      Other

      • Simplifying Deployment. New capability for installation plugin and creation the identification files in silent mode.
      • Fixes an issue with opening file with associated application in Windows 7.
      • Fixes a potential issue with generating bug-reports.
      • Fixes some potential issues with compatibility with other 3ds Max plugins.
      • Fixes some minor issues with backup database

      Models Manager v.1.73.05

      • Adds support to 3ds Max 2019
      • Adds Revit as default file format for 3d files
      • Native preview for Revit files (.RVT)
      • Display native description for Corona Proxy Files
      • Adds an ability to turn off the ‘Object Place&Paint’ dialog when merge a model(s)
      • Changes for merging models by double-click: Keeps object original position and doesn’t create a group
      • Fixes an issue with merging xRef objects when the xRef option “Tracks” is set to “xRef”
      • Fixes an issue with resetting object’s scale when “Place mode” is set to “Default”
      • Fixes an issue with renaming files
      • Fixes a bug with freezing the Command panel after rendering previews
      • Adds support to Indigo Renderer 4 – now converting mesh to Proxy is supported
      • Fixes an issue with flickering toolTips in Windows 7
      • Fixes other some minor interface issues

      Models Manager v.1.72.04

      • New default render-presets. Adds default presets to Final Render, Octane, Redshift, Fstorm and Arnold renderers
      • Adds an ability to set 3ds Max version for save models from scene to library
      • Merge as xRef objects now uses settings from 3ds Max for merging models (such as merge materials, modifiers, tracks and etc. )
      • Adds an ability to change view of painted models between “Display as Box” and default view (active viewport display mode)
      • Adds an ability to merge models as SmartRefs
      • Now placing on HomeGrid always allowed
      • More accurate fitting of objects to the view when rendering previews
      • Adds an option “Fit to Dummy” to render setting
      • Adds an ability to Interactive Render of BVH animation files
      • Adds an ability to create Biped from .CSM files
      • Adds support to Final Render trueHybrid
      • Native preview for Final Render proxy files (.fpx)
      • Adds an ability to paint using merged nodes
      • New capabilities with placing merged objects in scene: place on selection, on all scene objects or home grid
      • Adds an ability to rendering previews using Vray Frame Buffer ( available for Vray 3.20.02 and above )
      • Fixes a problem with creating a Proxy when both renderers are installed simultaneously – Redshift and Octane
      • Fixes an issues with display the version of 3ds Max for some 3ds Max files
      • Fixes an issues with add/remove custom extensions to display files
      • Fixes an issue with set custom view for rendering previews defined into drop-down “View”
      • Fixes a bug in FStorm Render when 3Ds Max crashed on trying to access Bitmap FStorm properties
      • Fixes an issue with rendering preview for models without studio
      • Fixes a bug with extremely slow placing objects using the ‘Object Place&Paint’ tool
      • Fixes a scaling for BVH files when interactive rendering
      • Fixes a bug with crashing the 3Ds Max if studio doesn’t contain the ‘SceneDummy’ object
      • Fixes an issue with placing merged objects on scene objects
      • Fixes an issue when user can place a merged objects too far from the origin
      • Fixes an issue with display some image files in the listview when running different Kstudio’s plugins at same time
      • Fixes an issue with scaling objects on rendering a preview when an option “Fit view to nodes” turned off
      • Fixes a bug with missing IES files into “Favorities” folders
      • Fixes an issue with opening user scripts for edit from “Manage Custom Menus” dialog
      • Fixes an issue with using a full and demo version of different Kstudio’s plugins at same time
      • Fixes a compatibility with plugins which use a old version of NLog library
      • Fixes an issue with slowdown of loading directories when complex scene is open into 3Ds Max
      • Fixes a bug when in some situations window not drawn properly
      • Fixes the bug for 3Ds Max 2018 with crashing the 3Ds Max when user try delete some files
      • Fixes an issue for version 1.65.40 with fitting a camera view to nodes when camera has invalid target
      • Fixes the issue with rendering preview for .BIP and .BVH files
      • Fixes the issue with rendering preview when using the custom studio with VRayPhysical camera
      • Fixes the issue with found compatible renderer for some models
      • Other some changes and speed improvements
      • Supports only to x64-bit system

      Models Manager v.1.65.35

      • Fixes an issue with preview for some SketchUp files.
      • Fixes an issue with network paths in Folder Browser dialog.
      • Fixes an issue with saving models with maps.
      • Fixes the bug with “Render Thumbnails Preferences” dialog.
      • Fixes an issue with redrawing some items after changing the thumbnails size for listview.

      Models Manager v.1.65.17

      • Adds support to RedShift Renderer – merging Proxy and creating IES
      • Adds support to Arnold Renderer – merging Proxy and creating IES
      • Adds support to SiNi ProxSi
      • Adds “.BHV” and “.SKP” files as default formats for 3d files
      • Native preview for SketchUp files (.SKP)
      • Adds the ability to create Biped from .BHV files
      • Adds the ability to adding buttons for custom scripts to toolbar
      • Adds the ability to save comments and tags by pressing CTRL+ENTER
      • Adds the ability to rendering previews for models using all cameras present in rendered scene
      • Adds the ability to set custom path for cache folder
      • New option “Fit view to nodes” – to disable/enable fitting view to objects in rendered scene
      • Fixes an issues with rendering previews: now studio scaled to nodes instead previously used method for scaling nodes for fitting to studio
      • Fixes a bug when merging objects with hierarchy ( for example animated nodes )
      • Fixes a minor issues with merging xRef
      • Some interface changes and speed improvements
      • Fixes the bug with filtering items in Demo mode
      • Fixes the bug with crash of 3Ds max when Corona interactive rendering is active

      Models Manager v.1.60.00

      • Redesign the interface.
      • Increase the size of thumbnails up to 512px
      • Adds support to different screen dpi settings.
      • Displays more information about files.
      • Adds the ability to working with assets of 3ds Max files directly from “Explorer” tab without opening file.
      • Adds support to FStormRender – merging Proxy, creating IES and FStorm materials.
      • Adds a “VRmesh Viewer” to list of “Programs” on toolbar.
      • Increase speed of merging models with missing network maps.
      • Keeps original names for objects after merging.
      • Adds the ability to select into delete dialog which dependent files will be removed with main asset.
      • Updates the SQLite and MySQL libraries to latest version.
      • Minor optimisations and speed improvements for searching files.
      • Fixes an issue with creating an Octane Proxy with Octane Renderer 3.xx.
      • Fixes a minor issue with sorting items into listview.
      • Fixes an issue with auto detecting the Corona as default renderer for scenes.
      • Fixes a bug with crashing 3ds Max when adding a model to a library in some specific situations.
      • Fixes a bug for 3ds Max 2016-2017 when merging files as “Xref Objects”.

      Models Manager v.1.08.17

      • Now a max file what merged as xRef scene will be bind to a dummy.
      • Change a default extension for Corona Proxy from .cproxy to .cgeo.
      • Adds an option for setup number of level for searching files in subfolders (menu item ‘Show files in subfolders’).
      • Adds an ability for select items by typing them names on the keyboard.
      • Now by default a transformation of objects doesn’t reset after merging.*
      • Now by default empty objects (with 0 faces) don’t excluded from merging.*
      • Some minor interface changes.
      • Fixes a bug with searching directories in the version 1.08.16.
      • Fixes a bug with exporting a mesh to Mental Ray Proxy what occurs in some files.
      • Fixed a bug with updating what occurs on some computers.
      • Fixed a bug with converting models to Proxy in the version 1.08.10.
      • Fixed an issue with merging Itoo Forest objects.
      • Fixed a minor issue with sorting items in the listview.

      Models Manager v.1.08.00

      • Increase speed of loading directories with big number of files.
      • Fixed a bug what occurs on some computers when opening the ‘Folder Browser’ dialog.
      • Fixed a issue with setting a pivot for objects what converted to Proxy.
      • Fixed another issues and bugs.

      Models Manager v.1.07.00

      • Add the ability to import 3d models as Octane Proxy.
      • Add support to Octane renderer version 2.XX
      • Fixed issue with renaming a Catalogs.
      • Fixed other some minor issues.

      Models Manager v.1.06.14

      • Adds the ability to export models to different file formats.
      • Change a database type from XML to SQL format (you can use a SQLite or MySQL* database).
      • Adds the ability for translating a paths in database from local to network and back
      • Adds the ability to add custom file formats for file filter.
      • Removed the OBJ file format from list of formats which compatible with the Corona Proxy.
      • Fixed a minor issue when merging a model as Corona proxy.

      Models Manager v.1.05.07

      • Adds the ability to export models to different file formats.
      • Fixed a bug with using the plugin with ‘Batch Render&Relink’ and ‘Materials Manager’.
      • Fixed a minor issue with removing a folders.

      Models Manager v.1.05.00

      • Adds support to Thea Renderer.
      • Adds support to Final Render.
      • Adds support to Indigo Render.
      • Fixed a minor issue with saving the settings for render-presets.
      • Fixed a issue with interactive filtering of items when showing all files from subdirectories.

      Models Manager v.1.04.05

      • Adds the ability to display all files from subdirectories.
      • Adds the ability to store selected items in the history navigation.
      • Fixes a minor issue with displaying the items when search.


      Models Manager v.1.02.23

      • Fixed the issue with slowly applying the material or merging the model at first time after starting the utility.
      • Fixed the minor specific issues when user renames or deletes the directory.
      • Fixed a some minor issues with updating the plugin.
      • Fixed a issue with using a custom menus.
      • Fixed a issue with freezing a interface when searching files.
      • Fixed an issue with adding a directory to favorites from menu.
      • Fixed a issue with lost a settings for modifier "Attribute Holder" on merging.
      • Adds the ability to rotate the objects by moving a mouse.
      • (Hold SHIFT+CTRL and move mouse for free rotation)
      • Little redesign for "Object Place" tool.
      • Fixes the issue with starting on the x32 system.

      Models Manager v.1.02.00

      • Adds support to Maxwell renderer
      • Fixed the issue with rendering the preview for Proxy

      Models Manager v.1.01.20

      • Adds support to release version of the Corona renderer
      • Fixed the some issues with Favorites.
      • Fixed the issues with merging XRef objects and Proxy.
      • Fixed the issue with cut operation for files and folders.
      • Fixed the issue with duplicate the search result for files which contains description.

      Models Manager v.1.01.00

      • Fixed a bug that occurs when merge some objects.
      • Fixed the some issues with merging the animated objects.
      • Fixed the issues with merging the CAT objects.
      • Now the object hierarchy is not destroyed.
      • Fixed the issues with Copy/Move the directories on the Favorites.
      • Add the ability to Copy/Move the Catalogs to the Favorites.
      • Fixed the bug with generation the bug-report.

      Models Manager v.1.00.37

      • Fixed the potential issues with merging the models.
      • Fixed the issue with merging the models in the 3ds max 2010-2014.
      • Fixed the potential issue with merging the model as Proxy.
      • Fixed the minor issues with saving the Favorities folders.
      • Fixed the some minor issues with saving the models.
      • Fixed the some minor issues with checking for update the utility.
      • Fixed the issue with setting the size of thumbnails when rendering the preview.
      • Fixed the some issues and bugs when the system use the text with size greater than 100%.
      • Fixed the conflict with unknown plug-in.
      • Fixed the issue with hiding the Vray VFB window.
      • Fixed the issue with blocking 3ds max hotkeys after opening the address combobox.
      • Add the ability to start searching by pressing the ENTER key.
      • Fixed the issue with filtering files after searching.
      • Fixed a bug that occurs on some machines when opening the address combobox.
      • Fixed the issue with merging the LinkComposite objects.
      • Now the treeView sort the system directories same as in Windows Explorer.
      • Fixed the some issues with interface.
      • Fixed a some minor issues.

      Models Manager v.1.00.0
      December 29, 2014

      • First Release

      Read about the Latest Version

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