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Autodesk Delivers 3ds Max 7.5 to Subscription Customers

Autodesk has begun deploying Autodesk 3ds Max 7.5 software to its base of subscription customers. Significant enhancements range from a robust integrated hair and fur system and the most current version of mental ray 3.4 together with eight satellite render node licenses to a new design toolset that combines the feature sets of 3ds Max and Autodesk VIZ software. 3ds Max 7.5 files are completely cross compatible with the current 3ds Max version 7 software.

Our feature film clients are always looking for effects that haven't been seen before, said Chris Bond, president, Frantic Films. "We rely on 3ds Max to help us achieve the unknown and as a subscription customer, we get access to the latest, greatest upgrades like todays 3ds Max 7.5.

The 3ds Max 7.5 software subscription update is available now to customers in the 3ds Max Subscription Program a group that has grown to include more than 40,000 3D artists worldwide. Subscription customers can be eligible to benefit from early access to the latest 3ds Max features, product extensions and self-paced training options available through Autodesk Media and Ent. 3ds Max software sells for $3,495; customers can opt to join the Autodesk subscription program for an additional $440.

The Autodesk Subscription program was developed to provide its customers a distinct value-added competitive advantage, with planned access to the latest product feature updates as they become available. This program offers all Autodesk customers the most cost-effective way to keep their 3ds Max software investment up to date.

Founded in 1982, Autodesk Inc. ( is headquartered in San Rafael, California. The company recently renamed Discreet to Autodesk Media and Ent. The division best known for 3ds max and other digital imaging software will continue to service the film, video, gaming and related media and entertainment markets. This renaming ensures that the creative toolset from Autodesk Media and Ent. will stay on the leading edge of product innovation.

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