Autodesk has released 3dsMax 2018 from the mid-april with modeling, animation, rendering and workflow updates:

Motion Paths allow to manipulate animations directly in the viewport and get direct feedback when making adjustments in the scene.


Arnold 5 for 3ds Max is now integrated into 3ds Max and has substituted Mental Ray (read more about Arnold Renderer in 3dsMax here)

Smart asset packaging allows to create, share, and update portable assets that are flexible, connected, and react to changes in design data


Customizable workspaces permit work with a more responsive, modern, and customizable user experience.

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