HDR Light Studio for 3ds Max

Light 3ds Max scenes faster with HDR Light Studio. Unleash your creativity and raise image quality to the next level.

"If you want to get into higher level with your renderings and decrease the time spent on the lighting set-ups, HDR Light Studio is definitely THE SOLUTION!"

Piotr Kosinski

3D Artist

3D Artist

How does HDR Light Studio work with 3ds Max?

How does HDR Light Studio work with 3ds Max?

The model has materials assigned, the camera view is setup, you are now ready to light…

1.Start HDR Light Studio from the 3ds Max plug-in
2. Export the 3ds Max scene into HDR Light Studio’s live 3D view
3.Paint your shot with lights in HDR Light Studio (Lights are automatically created in 3ds Max as you light)
4. (Optional) Start ActiveShade in 3ds Max and see the results as you light
5. To finish, HDR Light Studio generates high-res HDRI images for your lights
6. The completed 3ds Max scene is now ready for rendering locally, or on a farm

Key Features

Our 3ds Max plug-in creates a live link with HDR Light Studio

Our 3ds Max plug-in creates a live link with HDR Light Studio

Export your scene into HDR Light Studio's live Render View

Export your scene into HDR Light Studio's live Render View

Click and drag on the Render View to position lights with live feedback

Click and drag on the Render View to position lights with live feedback

Create and edit HDRI maps in real-time

Create and edit HDRI maps in real-time

Create and position 3D HDRI Area Lights/Emitters in real-time

Create and position 3D HDRI Area Lights/Emitters in real-time

Light Types: Procedural, image based and procedural sky

Light Types: Procedural, image based and procedural sky

Includes a large library of HDRI light source captures

Includes a large library of HDRI light source captures

Lighting in 3ds Max is kept in sync with HDR Light Studio as you work

Lighting in 3ds Max is kept in sync with HDR Light Studio as you work

HDR Light Studio project is stored in the 3ds Max scene file

HDR Light Studio project is stored in the 3ds Max scene file

HDR Light Studio uses OpenColorIO Color Management

HDR Light Studio uses OpenColorIO Color Management

HDR Light Studio can be used Standalone: Loads Alembic and Collada scenes

HDR Light Studio can be used Standalone: Loads Alembic and Collada scenes

Ideal lighting solution for Physically Based Rendering - Photoreal Results

Ideal lighting solution for Physically Based Rendering - Photoreal Results

Requirements

Software delivery via internet download
Internet connection required for license activation
HDR Light Studio software requires approx. 200MB disc space
Preset light content requires approx. 6.2GB disc space
CPU based, no special graphics card required
Compatible with 3ds Max 2014-2018

HDR Light Studio for 3ds Max is compatible with these renderers:
V-Ray, Maxwell, Octane, Thea, Corona, ART Renderer, Arnold, Mental Ray, Iray