3D Studio MAX

Trial download - Autodesk3dsMax2009_ENU_TrialDownload.exe

Application Details:

Version: 2009
License: Demo
Votes: 2
Latest Rating: Silver
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.5.27

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Test Results

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What works


all basic functions,

rendering with mental ray

What does not

During first launch after installation startup window with some info freezed, Show This At Startup checkbox was unable to uncheck, application crashes.

Second and all next launches were success.

Trying to get Help crashes application.


What was not tested

Few basic functions, loading old max scenes and converting to obj, rendering a teapot with mental ray WERE tested, everything else, including activation, was not.

Hardware tested


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Additional Comments

Installation using /main/32bit/3dsMax2009_32-bit.msi. There were also installed with Winetricks graphic interface: dotnet30, d3dx9, and msxml6 before 3dsmax installation and vcrun2005 after 3dsmax installation (following by terminal output)

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Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
ShowMandriva 2011Apr 13 20131.5.27No, but has workaround Yes SilverPatrick 
ShowUbuntu 12.04 "Precise" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)May 16 20121.5.4Yes Yes Silvernockdown 
ShowUbuntu 11.10 "Oneiric" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Apr 24 20121.5.2Yes Yes Bronzenockdown 
CurrentUbuntu 10.04 "Lucid" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Apr 19 20121.4Yes Yes Silveran anonymous user 
ShowLinux Mint 8 "Helena"Mar 13 20101.1.40Yes No Garbagean anonymous user 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
12532 Multiple applications fail to install due to msi.dll MsiDatabaseGenerateTransformW stub (Autodesk True View 2009, 3D Studio Max 201X, AutoCAD 201X, Torch tool from WiX, Orca) NEW View

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Tested and bugs notated comfirmed.
by keith on Saturday March 18th 2017, 4:23
Tested with 3dsmax9 and 2009. bugs confirmed.

What still can not be installed is 3dsmax 2012, 3dsmax 2014+ onwards due to dot.net3/4/4.5
It still works with Wine 2.0
by David TECHER on Friday March 17th 2017, 20:06
Above recommendations are pretty to install this software.

Just a video to show that it still works with recent Wine version 2.X