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LionelC18 asked virtuali commented

3ds Max 2023 Support

Hi,

Is there going to have a support for 3ds Max 2023 in the next SDK update?
For the SDK plugins.

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WombiiActual answered WombiiActual edited

I was able to install it for the 2023 trial version by downloading it from Asobo's github and editing the .bat file in notepad to include 2023.

GitHub - AsoboStudio/FlightSim-3dsMax-tools: Microsoft Flight Simulator tools for 3ds Max

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LionelC18 answered virtuali commented

Thanks for the tip.
I played it safe and installed 3ds Max 2022.3
Works fine but looks like there is an issue with transparency.
Everything seems to be transparency.
To correct that I had to turn of "Transparency" in the viewport.

I was able to see the transparency on the png decals but not on the shader transparency (eg. glass).
I tried on 2 different computers and the results is the same.

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Try High quality on viewport.
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LionelC18 avatar image LionelC18 Alessandro_Simultech ·

Yes it it is working with "High quality ", but why it is not working with Standard?
Having a huge 3ds max file and activate High quality can slow down a bit the viewport.
I guess it is the only solution for now.

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Since Max 2021, both MSFS and P3D plugins require "High quality", otherwise they'll have issues with z-buffering, fact it happens with both plugins, seems to indicate some kind of common problem ( or a change ) in the basic Max rendering from 2020 to 2021. Can't see much difference in speed here, but I'm on a 3090...
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