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Scene rendering run from Windows Explorer context menu.

A - answer Using the commandline version of 3ds Max you can invoke rendering of the selected scene right from the context menu after you right-click on a .max file.

The command version of 3ds Max - 3dsmaxcmd.exe - can be run with various parameters and with the scene name (see tip 6825). You can add the call of this program to this context menu for .max files - either directly in the Windows Explorer or in another file manager (e.g. Total Commander). Use the following command for context-aware calls:

"C:\Program Files\Autodesk\3ds Max Design 2014\3dsmaxcmd.exe" "%1"

You can add this context function to your Explorer for .MAX file by opening (running) the following .REG file:

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\3dsmax\Shell\Render]
@="Render with 3ds Max"

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\3dsmax\Shell\Render\Command]
@="\"C:\\Program Files\\Autodesk\\3ds Max Design 2014\\3dsmaxcmd.exe\" \"%1\""

The scene will be rendered with default settings. The output file can be redirected by adding the parameter -o:outputfile.png.

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See also:
Tip 11721:A handy calculator - expression evaluator in 3ds Max.
Tip 10321:How to save a 3ds Max scene to an older format?
Tip 9200:Launching Autodesk 3ds Max 2014 in another language.
Tip 8595:Cannot run program - 3d3dx9_43.dll is missing
Tip 8427:How to set the size of camera and light icons in 3ds Max?


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