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.MAX File Extension

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File Type3ds Max Scene File
DeveloperAutodesk
Popularity
5.0 (3 Votes) Thanks for voting!
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Category3D Image Files
File Format Description

Three-dimensional scene file created by 3ds Max, a 3D modeling, animation, and rendering application; may contain multiple models that include wireframes, textures, lighting effects, shading, animation, and other 3D design elements; used for developing professional graphics for games, film, and television.

MAX files can be exported to many different formats in 3ds Max, including .FBX, .AI, .DWG, .DXF, .IGS, .SAT, .STL, and many others.

NOTE: 3ds Max was previously known as 3D Studio MAX, which also saved scenes using the ".max" extension. You can still export scenes to .3DS files in the latest version of the 3ds Max software.

Program(s) that open .MAX files
Updated 8/20/2010

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File TypeOmniPage Scanned Document
DeveloperNuance Communications
Popularity
3.0 (1 Vote) Thanks for voting!
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CategoryPage Layout Files
File Format Description

Scanned image or text document saved by OmniPage scanning software; recognizes characters and words and detects page layout information using OCR software.

OmniPage was previously developed by ScanSoft, which was acquired by Nuance Communications, Inc.

Program(s) that open .MAX files
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Linux
Icon MaxviewExternal Link
Updated 5/15/2008

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File TypePaperPort Scanned Document
DeveloperNuance Communications
Popularity
2.5 (2 Votes) Thanks for voting!
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CategoryRaster Image Files
File Format Description

Image imported via scanner or created by ScanSoft PaperPort scanning software; saved in a proprietary format used by ScanSoft software.

ScanSoft is now part of Nuance Communications, Inc.

Program(s) that open .MAX files
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Linux
Icon MaxviewExternal Link
Updated 9/5/2009

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File TypeAction Replay Max Save File
DeveloperDatel
Popularity
2.0 (1 Vote) Thanks for voting!
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CategoryGame Files
File Format Description

Saved file created by Datel's Action Replay MAX, a PlayStation 2 (PS2) program used for applying cheats to PS2 games and creating PS2 saves; contains the saved state of a PS2 video game; can be saved to a hard drive or transferred to a PC using a USB flash drive.

MAX files can be opened directly on the PlayStation 2 using the Memory Manager on the PS2 Action Replay MAX disc.

Program(s) that open .MAX files
Updated 11/14/2007