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3D VIZ or 3D Max export modulo for Gmax?

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costarica
Hi,
For some time now I've been working with 3D VIZ and 3DS Max, and I wounder if there is any modulo exporter to send this files to a Gmax format..or even better if once you create your scenery with VIZ or Max you can compile them to FSX ??
I would like to create all the scenery with VIZ and then, without having to export them (to avoid bugs) just compile it directly to FS
cheers
Rodrigo
 
Hi,

I don't think there is a way to export to the GMax format, but GMax can import 3DS files, so maybe that is an option.

If you are working for FsX you could also use the 3DS exporter tools that came with it. This means you can create your objects from 3D Studio, instead of GMax.
 
thanks Arno..WOW..that's a very quick response..great forum..
I'm planning to redisign my MROC scenry for FSX but I still have to buy FSX..so I didn't know that the new FSX comes with a 3DS export modulo...so it makes Gmax obsolete!!!
Sure I'll work directly with 3dsMax
Thank you once again..and merry Christmas
Cheers
Rodrigo
 
Don't count gMax or FSDS out quite yet. As long as MS provides a way to convert *.X files to FS models, any program that can export to X is usable. Even those that are capable of exporting to the *.3ds format are usable via 3dsconv.exe, if you know what you are doing. If you have the money to spend on 3dsMax, that is all well and good. But to the many people that see this as a hobby and not just a way to make money, the other programs are still viable options even for FS10.

Lou
 
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