Color Edge

Color Edge

Win64, English

iToo Software
ColorEdge is a procedural texture map for Autodesk® 3ds Max® that allows you to create a two-color gradient along any visible edge of an object

General Usage Instructions




The installer that ran when you downloaded this app/plug-in from the Autodesk App Store will start installing the app/plug-in. OR, simply double-click the downloaded installer to install the app/plugin. You may need to restart the Autodesk product to activate the app/plug-in. To uninstall this plug-in, exit the Autodesk product if you are currently running it, simply rerun the installer, and select the "Uninstall" button. OR, click Control Panel > Programs > Programs and Features (Windows 7/8.1/10/11) and uninstall as you would any other application from your system.

Additional Information

There is no automatic installer application 2013 and lower versions, so you will need to install Color Edge manually by following these steps:

  1. Extract the downloaded ZIP.
  2. Once extracted you will find a folder for each supported version of 3ds Max. Open the appropriate plugin folder and select ColorEdge.dtl
  3. Copy ColorEdge.dtl to the 3ds Maxs plugin directory, usually located at C:\Program Files\Autodesk\3ds Max ####\Plugins.

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Version History

Version Number Version Description


- Official support for 3ds Max 2020 to 2025 - Unofficial support for 3ds Max 2014 - 2019 - Create two colour gradients on a surface's visible edges. - Fully procedural. - Easily define edges visibility using the built-in Edit Mesh tools in 3ds Max - Define sizes for the gradients ramp up and ramp down distance. - Define an offset distance from a visible edge. - Add procedural noise to the gradient.
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