Import SolidWorks Files to 3ds Max

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- Supported on Windows

- No credit card needed

- 14 days Free (30 uses)

3ds Max 3ds Max


3ds Max 2010 - 2024


Corrections(Up Vector,Rotate by, Scaling Multiplier)


SolidWorks 2024 files and older

Materials Support

Import your models with their materials


3ds Max SolidWorks Importer

3ds Max

SolidWorks Importer

How to get it and use it?

  • Download the plugin and install it.
  • Run 3ds Max.
  • Go to SimLab Tab and find SolidWorks Importer Tab as shown in the image.
  • To obtain a trial license, open settings then follow the steps shown here.

How to get it and use SimLab SolidWorks Importer Revit


- What information is imported from the SolidWorks model to 3ds Max?

The plugin transfers geometries, materials, and textures.

- What versions of 3ds Max are supported?

The plugin supports 3ds Max 2024 and older, it works on Windows.

- What control do I have over the imported SolidWorks?

Defaults should work automatically for most of the models, the setting of the plugin still allows you to control the scale of the model, and the up vector to be used.

Subscription licenses:

- Will I be able to install the latest version while I have a subscription license?

Yes, a subscription license will make you always up to date with the latest version.

- What happens when my subscription ends?

You can renew your subscription ( auto renewal option is available ), or you can cancel it.

- How can I activate my license?

After buying a subscription you will get a key, follow the steps described on the licensing page.
If you face any problem, please send an email to

Trial licenses:

- How to request a trial license? and for how long it would be valid?

Check this page for step by step instructions on how to request and activate a trial license.
Trial licenses are valid for 14 days or 30 trials whichever comes first.