Besides the tutorials
found in this collection, a number of other resources are available
to help you learn 3ds Max. In particular, consider the online
Help file an important adjunct to the tutorials; if you encounter
a feature you'd like to learn more about, look it up in the 3ds Max Help.
There you'll find general descriptions, detailed descriptions of
all the controls, usage notes and tips, and procedures for accomplishing
Autodesk 3ds Max 2010 Documentation Set
3ds Max on the Web
Links to the following
Web sites are available from the Help > 3ds Max on the Web menu
within 3ds Max. These pages provide access to a wide range of
product information and support resources: searchable Knowledgebase,
FAQs, technical bulletins, tested hardware information, and product
- Online Support
Autodesk Training Information
- Learning Path: Autodesk provides
you with a single access point to an interface overview, discussion
groups, essential skills movies, technical support, training resources and
more. To access the this site, go to: http://www.autodesk.com/3dsmax-learningpath.
- Training Resources on the
Web: You’ll find other training resources for 3ds Max at http://www.autodesk.com/3dsmax-training.
- Other Resources: There
is a wealth of information written about using 3ds Max. There
are third-party books that specialize in teaching the software for
various industries. There are magazines devoted to 3D design and
animation, as well as user groups and mail lists. Communities of
users trade secrets daily, and if you ask a question, you're likely
to get answers from experts all around the world.
Some of the above programs
or contact details might not be available or applicable in your
country. Please check with your local Autodesk Authorized Reseller
or Autodesk office for details.