Creating objects - spheres boxes etc Loading and saving models materials rendering Software OpenGL Direct X modeling tools in general
What does not
menu items "Customize" + "Render" remain open and frozen once clicked and require that they be closed via the icon at the bottom of the screen. (right-click 3DS Max icon) several dotnet error windows appear and must be clicked shut.
What was not tested
animation texturing plugins
requires native directx + dotnet 3.5 winetricks
|Operating system||Test date||Wine version||Installs?||Runs?||Used|
|Show||Ubuntu 15.04 "Vivid" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)||Dec 17 2015||1.7.54||Yes||No||Garbage||keith|
|Show||Ubuntu 15.04 "Vivid" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)||Dec 17 2015||1.6.2||Yes||Yes||Silver||keith|
|Show||Ubuntu 11.04 "Natty" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)||Jul 23 2013||1.6||Yes||Yes||Platinum||keith|
|Show||Ubuntu 11.04 "Natty" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)||Dec 23 2012||1.5.20||Yes||No||Garbage||keith|
|Show||Ubuntu 11.04 "Natty" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)||Nov 27 2012||1.5.18||Yes||No||Garbage||keith|
|Bug #||Description||Status||Resolution||Other apps affected|
|30129||Screen in 3d Studio Max v9 refresh badly||UNCONFIRMED||View|
|31434||Menu is activated by alt key while mouse button is down||UNCONFIRMED||View|
|32316||3dsmax 9 32bit||NEEDINFO||View|
|32317||3dsmax 9 32bit - Registration window||UNCONFIRMED||View|
Autodesk no longer support download links for 3dsmax9 so I will provide the links from my archive, contact me and I will send you a link to a trail version.
To get 3dsmax working and running.
If running from 64bit do
WINEARCH=win32 WINEPREFIX=~/.wine32 winecfg
Do not install any winetricks repos the first time around with a clean wine prefix as with some versions max will install first time.
winetricks msxml3 msxml6 dotnet20 cc580 vcrun2003
env WINEARCH=win32 WINEPREFIX=~/.wine32 winetricks msxml3 msxml6 dotnet20 cc580 vcrun2003
When running the 3dsmax.exe installer de-select metal-ray satellite and continue as normal with the install process.
This works for wine version 1.6.2 with Ubuntu 15.04 32/64bit
Use the license import utility to transfer your windows 3dsmax9 license.
If 3dsMax9 doesn't work try this.
Fix: Use OpenGL as graphics mode.
1) Save a new .reg file with these informations:
2) Type "wine regedit" in a shell window and "import" the .reg file previously saved.
3) Type "winecfg" in a shell window and check "Emulate a virtual desktop".
4) Type "wine 3dsmax.exe -h" and
choose OpenGL as graphics mode.
first time running of max will show a tutorial window; make sure you check the box "Don't show this again".
Keith (X-Seti) if your still having problems do a search for me on google.