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Autodesk 3ds Max 2013 SDK

What is Autodesk 3ds Max 2013 SDK?  (from Autodesk)

The 3ds Max SDK Programmer's Guide describes how to use the 3ds Max Software Development Kit (SDK) to extend the features, functionality, and interface of 3ds Max primarily using C++. For extending 3ds Max with the MAXScript scripting language see the MAXScript documentation included with the 3ds Max documentation.


Autodesk 3ds Max 2013 SDK is a program developed by Autodesk. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The software installer includes 296 files. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 40% of users of Autodesk 3ds Max 2013 SDK come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.autodesk.com/products/autodesk-3ds-max
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Autodesk\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{5EFDD281-7B3A-46D7-8EF5-70E73BD29E7E}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Autodesk 3ds Max 2013 SDK

  • ACADVerChecker.dll - Autodesk® Storm and Sanitary Analysis Stand-Alone 2012 (Version validator)
  • StormSanitary.exe - Autodesk® Storm and Sanitary Analysis 2013
  • 3dGraphics.dll - 3dGraphics Dynamic Link Library (3dGraphics)
  • AcPointCloudEngine.dll - Autodesk Point Cloud Engine (Point Cloud Engine Library)
  • AdApplicationFrame.dll - Autodesk Windows Components (Autodesk Application Framework DLL)
  • AdFlashVideoPlayer.exe - Autodesk Toolclip Flash Player
  • AdWindows.dll - AdWindows
  • AdSpatialReference.dll - Autodesk Spatial Reference (Autodesk Spatial Reference component)
  • acdb18enures.dll - Autodesk, Inc. ObjectDBX (acdb18dres.dll)
  • acge18.dll - acge18d.dll
  • acge19.dll - acge19d.dll
  • acge20.dll - acge20d.dll
  • acgex18.dll - acgex18d.dll
  • acgex19.dll - acgex19d.dll
  • acgex20.dll - acgex20d.dll
  • AdCoreUnits-3_0.dll - Autodesk Core Components (Autodesk Core Units DLL)
  • AdCoreUnitsUI-3_0.dll - Autodesk Core Units UI DLL
  • AMxBomSrv.dll - Autodesk, Inc. AMxBomSrv (AMxBomSrv)
  • acge218I.dll - Autodesk Inventor GeLib (Geometry Library)
  • acgex218I.dll - Geometry Library X
  • AcIOLite.dll - Autodesk, Inc. aciolite (aciolite)
  • ApiFSrv.dll - Autodesk, Inc. ApiFSrv (ApiFSrv)
  • adp_io_plugin-3_0.dll - Protein ADP IO Plugin
  • ASMAHL217A.dll - Autodesk ShapeManager (ASM Autodesk Hidden Line Manager)
  • ASMAHL218A.dll
  • ASMAHL218I.dll
  • ASMAHL219A.dll
  • ASMBASE217A.dll - ASM Base
  • ASMBASE218A.dll
  • ASMBASE218I.dll
  • ASMBASE219A.dll
  • ASMBLND217A.dll - ASM Blend
  • ASMBLND218A.dll
  • ASMBLND218I.dll
  • ASMBLND219A.dll
  • ASMBOOL217A.dll - ASM Boolean
  • ASMBOOL218A.dll
  • ASMBOOL218I.dll
  • ASMBOOL219A.dll
  • ASMCOVR217A.dll - ASM Cover
  • ASMCOVR218A.dll
  • ASMCOVR218I.dll
  • ASMCOVR219A.dll
  • ASMCSTR217A.dll - ASM Construction
  • ASMCSTR218A.dll
  • ASMCSTR218I.dll
  • ASMCSTR219A.dll
  • ASMCT217A.dll - ASM Cellular Topology
  • ASMCT218A.dll
  • ASMCT218I.dll
  • ASMDatax217A.dll - ASM Data Exchange Tools
  • ASMDatax218A.dll
  • ASMDATAX218I.dll
  • ASMDEFM217A.DLL - ASM Deform
  • ASMdefm218I.dll
  • ASMEULR217A.dll - ASM Euler
  • ASMEULR218A.dll
  • ASMEULR218I.dll
  • ASMFCT217A.dll - ASM Faceter
  • ASMFCT218I.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

4 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • server.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Autodesk\Backburner\server.exe'.
  • monitor.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Autodesk\Backburner\monitor.exe'.
  • manager.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Autodesk\Backburner\manager.exe'.
  • 3dsmax.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Autodesk\3ds Max 2013\3dsmax.exe'.

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  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
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Win 7 (SP1) 52%
Win 7 2%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.31%
Windows 8 32.69%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 33.33%
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.49%
Windows 8.1 Pro 9.80%
Windows 7 Professional 3.92%
Windows 8 3.92%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 3.92%

Distribution by countryGeography

40.32% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 40.32%
  France 6.45%
  Canada 4.84%
  Iran 4.84%
  BD 3.23%
  Italy 3.23%
  JO 3.23%
  Mexico 3.23%
  Netherlands 3.23%
  Saudi Arabia 3.23%
  Turkey 3.23%
  AM 1.61%
  Australia 1.61%
  Brazil 1.61%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 27.50%
Hewlett-Packard 22.50%
Dell 10.00%
Sony 7.50%
Toshiba 5.00%
Samsung 5.00%
Lenovo 5.00%
Acer 5.00%
Intel 2.50%
American Megatrends 2.50%
Common models
Sony SVF1521C4E 5.56%
Dell Inspiron N5110 5.56%
TOSHIBA Satellite P755 2.78%
TOSHIBA Satellite L855 2.78%
Sony VPCSB4T9E 2.78%
Sony VPCF11Z1EI 2.78%

About Autodesk

Autodesk focuses on 3D design application for use in the architecture, engineering, construction, manufacturing, media and entertainment industries.
Publisher URL: www.autodesk.com


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