ProtoTech's Solid Edge Importer for 3ds Max®-Trial

ProtoTech's Solid Edge Importer for 3ds Max®-Trial

Win64, English

ProtoTech Solutions and Services Pvt. Ltd
Solid Edge importer for Autodesk® 3ds Max® imports the Solid Edge model into 3ds Max platform.

General Usage Instructions

  1. Download and install the app.
  2. Launch 3ds Max application.
  3. There’s a 'Menu' on the menu bar. It has the menu "ProtoTech SOLIDEDGE" and after calling on that menu you can see menu items like: 'Import', 'Preferences, and 'About us'.
  4. Click on the ‘Import’ button to import the solid edge model in 3ds Max.
  5. This will launch a file open dialog in which you can select the file you want to import in 3ds Max.
  6. From preferences, you can set the options for the input file. The options are as follows:-
    • Transfer attributes - By default, This is checked. Check to transfer attributes such as color.
    • Read Free Points - check to read in free points.
    • Read Free Edges - Check to read in free edges (Wireframes)
    • Read Hidden Entities - Check to read hidden entities.
    • Read suppressed Entities - Check to read suppressed entities in assembly.
    • Read free surfaces: By default, this is checked. Check to read in free surfaces. 
    • Reset Defaults - Click this button to reset to default settings for Solid Edge.

7. About Us' button displays information about the company, product, and license details.




To work this plugin with 3ds Max, it is mandatory to have the Prototech Plugin Engine installed on your system machine. The installer of SolidEdgeImporterForMax will install plug-in engine if it is not installed and further it will install SolidEdgeImporterForMax.

To uninstall this plug-in, Click Control Panel > Programs > Programs and Features (Windows 7/8.1/10/11) and uninstall as you would any other application from your system.

Note:- Uninstallation of the Plugin Engine is done separately

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Version History

Version Number Version Description


1. Supports 3ds Max 2023.


1.Colors are supported in the imported model.
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