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Old 31-12-2002, 08:55 AM   #1
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Does anyone know what export plugins there are. I mainly want to be able to export to 3DS format, and ideally a free one if there is one.
Otherwise any info on this would be helpful. Thanks..
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Well, in your plugin manager, there are a few highly-supported export plugins that are NOT enabled by default.

Check them out

Windows/settings and preferences/plugin manager

Check ON BOTH checkboxes for the, obj, and vrml plugins at least

Right now, there is no free .3ds exporter that I know of.

However, Max will understand the .obj format
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Thanks for that! The obj. format should do the trick. I've got other 3D software that recognises obj files and can export to 3DS that way.
Its a little long winded but still the same result.
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