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Should I remove Autodesk 3ds Max Design 2014?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #12,407
United States Rank #14,495
Reach 0.0258%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 85.04 days
392.20 days >
Average installed length: 206.07 days


VersionDistribution 4.92% 0.39% 11.42%
16.2.475.0 11.81% 0.20%
16.0.420.0 71.26%

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Autodesk 3ds Max Design 2014

What is Autodesk 3ds Max Design 2014?  (from Autodesk)

Autodesk 3ds Max Design software provides a comprehensive 3D modeling, animation, and rendering solution used by architects, designers, civil engineers, and visualization specialists. Validate and sell designs before they are built, and get rapid iteration of designs, accurate daylight analysis, and high-impact visuals...  Read more


Autodesk 3ds Max Design 2014 is a software program developed by Autodesk. The most common release is 16.0.420.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). 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 setup package generally installs about 58 files and is usually about 615.18 KB (629,941 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 34% of users of Autodesk 3ds Max Design 2014 come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.autodesk.com/products/autodesk-3ds-max-design
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Autodesk\3ds Max Design 2014\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Autodesk\3ds Max Design 2014\Setup\Setup.exe /P {52B37EC7-D836-0409-0164-3C24BCED2010} /M MAX /LANG en-us
Estimated size: 615.18 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Autodesk 3ds Max Design 2014

  • adskasset2mr-4_0.dll - Asset To MentalRay Converter
  • AdApplicationFrame.dll - Autodesk Windows Components (Autodesk Application Framework DLL)
  • AdCoreUnits-4_0.dll - Autodesk Core Units DLL
  • AdCoreUnitsUI-4_0.dll - Autodesk Core Units UI DLL
  • AdFlashVideoPlayer.exe - Autodesk Toolclip Flash Player
  • acge19.dll - Autodesk, Inc. ObjectDBX (acge19d.dll)
  • acgex19.dll - acgex19d.dll
  • AdCoreUnits-3_0.dll - Autodesk Core Components
  • AdCoreUnitsUI-3_0.dll
  • adp_application-1_0-vc90-x64-wt.dll - Autodesk ADP Toolkit (ADP Toolkit)
  • adp_core-1_0-vc90-x64-wt.dll
  • adp_core-3_0.dll
  • adp_core-4_0.dll
  • adp_csharp-1_0-vc90-wt.dll
  • adp_data-3_0.dll
  • adp_data-4_0.dll
  • adp_service_opczip-1_0-vc90-x64-wt.dll
  • adp_service_opczip-4_0.dll
  • adp_service_reporting-1_0-vc90-x64-wt.dll
  • adp_toolkit-4_0.dll
  • adskassetapi_new-4_0.dll - Protein Asset API
  • AcGradient19.dll - AcGradient DLL
  • AdskRealityStudioBaseAPI.dll - Autodesk ReCap (Autodesk ReCap SDK BaseAPI)
  • AdskRealityStudioCommon.dll - Autodesk ReCap SDK Common
  • AdskRealityStudioEngine.dll - Autodesk ReCap SDK Engine
  • AdskRealityStudioFeatureExtraction.dll - Autodesk ReCap SDK Feature Extraction
  • 3dsmax.branding.dll - 3ds Max
  • 3dsmax.exe - 3ds Max application
  • 3dsmaxcmd.exe - command line renderer
  • ac1st19.dll - AutoCAD (AutoCAD component)
  • acap.dll - Call attributed profiler
  • acdb19.dll
  • acdbmgd.dll
  • acdbmgdbrep.dll
  • AcDs.dll
  • acETransmit.dll
  • AcInetEngine19.dll
  • AcInetEngineps19.dll
  • AcMPolygon19enures.dll
  • AcMPolygonCom.dll
  • AcMPolygonMGD.dll
  • AcMPolygonObj19enuRes.dll
  • AcPersSubentNaming19.dll - AcPersSubentNaming DLL Application
  • AcSignCore16.dll
  • AcSmComponents.dll
  • AcUt.dll
  • ad19asm218.dll
  • ad19asm219.dll
  • AdaptiveDegradation.dll - 3ds max Adaptive Degradation Utility
  • AdIntImgServices.dll
  • AdPointCloudIndexer.exe
  • adlmact.dll - ADLM (Autodesk component)
  • adlmint.dll
  • AdImaging.dll - AdImaging Module
  • adlmint_libFNP.dll (by Flexera Software) - FlexNet Publisher (64 bit) (FLEXnet Secure Activation Module)
  • AddFlow4.ocx (by Lassalle Technologies) - AddFlow (AddFlow ActiveX Control version 4.2)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • 3dsmax.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{2105665B-93EB-4EB2-8FAF-12CA0E2DD501}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • 3dsmax.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Autodesk\3ds Max Design 2013\3dsmax.exe'.

How do I remove Autodesk 3ds Max Design 2014?

You can uninstall Autodesk 3ds Max Design 2014 from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  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:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Autodesk 3ds Max Design 2014, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Autodesk 3ds Max Design 2014.

Win 7 (SP1) 59%
Win 7 2%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.02%
Windows 10 38.98%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 26.63%
Windows 7 Ultimate 21.10%
Windows 8.1 10.06%
Windows 7 Home Premium 9.86%
Windows 8.1 Pro 9.07%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 4.14%

Distribution by countryGeography

34.24% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 34.24%
  Italy 7.43%
  Canada 3.26%
  United Kingdom 3.26%
  France 3.08%
  Australia 2.90%
  Germany 2.54%
  Brazil 2.17%
  Spain 1.99%
  India 1.81%
  Netherlands 1.81%
  Russia 1.63%
  Mexico 1.63%
  Egypt 1.63%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 27.11%
Hewlett-Packard 20.78%
ASUS 16.27%
Acer 8.43%
Lenovo 7.23%
Toshiba 4.22%
Samsung 2.71%
Apple 1.81%
Intel 1.81%
Alienware 0.90%
MSI 0.90%
Common models
ASUS All Series 7.96%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.48%
Dell Precision WorkStatio... 2.99%
Dell Precision WorkStatio... 2.99%
HP ENVY dv6 Notebook PC 2.49%
HP EliteBook 8760w 2.49%

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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