SmartRefs is a new advanced external reference plugin for Autodesk 3ds max. With this tool you can Reference external files but having the ability to modify and animate the objects from that reference, in a similar way of the references of Autodesk Maya, but even more advanced.
SmartRefs is more flexible and robust than the classic XRef tool, even with the improvements made in 3ds max 2016. This tool is designed for artists and teams of any size, to allow them to have a better pipeline where big scenes could be splitted in several smaller scenes working as a whole in a seamless environment.
In a nutshell, SmartRefs makes 3ds max production ready.
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