Autodesk Material Libraries


The Autodesk Material Libraries are shared libraries installed with Autodesk products such as Inventor, AutoCAD, Revit and 3ds Max. These three items are selected for install by default when you install 3ds Max. If one of the other applications is already installed, the material libraries might be installed already.

WarningIf you uninstall or remove a library, the library is no longer available for any products. Uninstalling also means you will be unable to view or display scenes that have Autodesk Materials currently in them.

The Autodesk Material Library consists of three sub-libraries:

NoteTo reinstall the material libraries, run the corresponding MSI:
  • Autodesk Material Library 2014: \Content\ADSKMaterials\2014\CM\MaterialLibrary2014.msi
  • Autodesk Material Library 2014 Base Image Library: \Content\ADSKMaterials\2014\ILB\BaseImageLibrary.msi
  • Autodesk Material Library 2014 Medium Image Library: \Content\ADSKMaterials\2014\ILM\MediumImageLibrary.msi