3DPDF Exporter For Autodesk® 3ds Max®

3DPDF Exporter For Autodesk® 3ds Max®

Win32 and 64, English

ProtoTech Solutions
3DPDF Exporter For Autodesk® 3ds Max® exports your model to secured and encrypted 3D PDF file.

General Usage Instructions

Download and install 3DPDF Exporter plugin for 3DS Max.

Run 3DS Max and Load a model.

There’s a new menu named as 'Prototech 3DPDF'. It contains following three menu items as shown in the image 5 below.


A) Export

After clicking Export, a “Secure PDF” dialog will display on your screen as shown in image 2 below. You can encrypt and secure your PDF document by assigning a password to it. This is a user password and will be needed to open the document.


B) Preferences

It contains following options as shown in the image 1 below.

  • Precision : You can control how accurately your model needs to be exported. If you need fine representation of the model, just check the “use Precision” check box and the slider will be enabled. You can slide and select the values from 1 to 15. Higher is the value, finer is the representation you will get and larger is the file size.
    Default is full precision.

  • Tessellation : You can choose from Body level and face level.

  • Export Normals : You can select whether you want to export normals or not.

  • Security : You can encrypt and secure your PDF document by assigning a password to it.


C) About

It displays the information about product. It provides facility to activate your product license at any time from this control.




The installer that ran when you downloaded this plug-in from Autodesk Exchange Apps has already installed the plug-in. You may need to restart the Autodesk product to activate the plug-in.

To uninstall this plug-in, click Control Panel > Programs > Programs and Features (Windows 7 / 8 / 8.1/10) or Control Panel > Add or Remove Programs, and uninstall as you would any other application from your system.

Additional Information

Known Issues


Company Name: ProtoTech Solutions

Author/Company Information

ProtoTech Solutions

Support Information

Version History

Version Number Version Description

Enhancement: Autodesk® 3ds Max® 2017 and 2018 are now supported

1. Greatly simplified license activation process. 

    Please note: Existing customers who have already activated the product will have to contact our support to request for a key for reactivation after installing this update.

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