Currently only from Material Manager to viewport and material slots in compact material editor – NEW: Added macroscript to open manager directly – NEW: Added help buttons, menu and about window – NEW: Added support for Arnold renderer – NEW: Added an indicator to the user library icon to indicate when a user is logged in – NEW: Added new licensing system with perpetual and subscription options – CHANGE: the selected objects section in the save materials list will not show duplicate materials – CHANGE: Material Manager will warn about missing maps when trying to save a preset – CHANGE: Exporting and uploading of presets with missing maps is no longer possible – CHANGE: Changed macroscript icons – CHANGE: Changed the look of the user library updates counter – CHANGE: Updated Maxwell thumbanil scene – FIX: some issue caused when trying to download many presets at once – FIX: Improved performance of the save materials list – FIX: Clicking download button when preset is selected would start preset rename instead of download – FIX: Crash when dragging from the preset name field while in preset name editing mode – FIX: “Uploading” text was cropped when uploading preset Version 184.108.40.206 (October 29, 2016) – FIX: Preset list would not update after importing materials – [PRO] CHANGE: Beta expiration extended to end of November Version 220.127.116.11 (September 30, 2016) – FIX: Improved performance of UI while performing background operations (import/export/download/upload) – FIX: Downloading a few presets at the same time would often fail (a fail message would appear) – FIX: Typing in text fields would sometime perform the 3ds Max actions associated with those keyborad keys instaed of actually typing – FIX: Saving Automaterial Corona preset would show as an Automap preset – [PRO] CHANGE: Beta expiration extended to end of October Version 18.104.22.168 (September 01, 2016) – [PRO] CHANGE: Beta expiration extended to end of September – CHANGE: Made some performance optimization related to the database access – FIX: Imported presets are marked as online presets – FIX: Material Manager would freeze when selecting/deselecting an attribute in some cases – FIX: Max crash when opening Material Manager in some cases – [INSTALLER] FIX: after installing for current user only, when installing Material Manager for a second plugin, the library files were always being copied to the default location, ignoring custom library path – [INSTALLER] FIX: Canceling folder selection for custom library path would put “error” in the path Version 22.214.171.124 (July 27, 2016) * [PRO] CHANGE: Beta expiration extended to end of August * FIX: A maxscript error in some cases related to getting maps and materials from SME Version 126.96.36.199 (June 29, 2016) * [PRO] CHANGE: Beta expiration extended to end of July * NEW: Maxscript API Documentation * NEW: Added support for ART renderer (Max 2017 only) * CHANGE: Thumbnail render settings are now set using files * FIX: Some issues with thumbnail rendering * FIX: Update User Rating directly after submitting vote * FIX: importing from XML didn’t import multiple previews, just the main thumbnail * FIX: Wrong Preset Thumbnail Size * FIX: Dark render due to exposure control settings * FIX: Temporary render quality settings would not be restored when thumbnail render is done * FIX: Trying to render a thumbnail using Octane would cause a crash * FIX: VP Logo Strip Missing in Corona Thumbnail Scene * FIX: Assigning Omnitiles map to slots in slate material editor using Material Manager Creates Empty Copy * KNOWN ISSUE: This fix for Omnitiles maps assigned in slate material editor works only in max 2014 and later Version 188.8.131.52 (May 31, 2016) * NEW [PRO]: 20 User attributes – define and edit your own attributes * NEW: Added more attributes: Fabric, Soil, Rock, Plaster, Sharp, Furry, Scratched, Painted, Simple, Worn, Orange, Violet, ART, Arnold * NEW: Right-Click on PLUGIN type will deselect others (solo function) * CHANGE: Beta expiration extended to end of June * CHANGE: Increased attribute area by 2 rows each column * CHANGE: Updated application icon to the new installer icon * FIX: Multi previews not exported with mmp export * FIX: Cannot import libraries with 184.108.40.206 * FIX: Removed progress bar animation while importing 3Ds Max material library to improve performance * KNOWN ISSUE: Missing thumbnail scenes for new renderer additions ART and Arnold Version 220.127.116.11 (May 25, 2016) * CHANGE: Beta expiration extended to end of June * NEW: Support for 3Ds Max 2017 Version 1.1.8 (April 26, 2016) * CHANGE: Beta expiration extended to end of May * NEW: Support for team work – sharing a single database and library between multiple users * NEW: Material Manager now stores user preferences per user * NEW: Import libraries * NEW: Export and Import presets directly from MM in proprietary “.mmp” format for better exchange * NEW: Re-Render thumbnail previews * NEW: Updated render settings for V-Ray and Scanline * NEW: Remember last sort by setting * FIX: Attached attributes are now updated when setting/unsetting attributes for selected presets * FIX: Limit minimum columns width in List view * FIX: Mouse over hint wrong on import button Version 1.1.7 (March 08, 2016) * NEW: Option to add multiple previews per preset * NEW: Cloth thumbnails for fabric materials (separate download) * NEW: Video tutorial on how to create custom thumbnails Version 1.1.6 (February 25, 2016) * CHANGED: Beta expiration extended to end of March * NEW: Support for Octane Render, THEA, Maxwell Render and Redshift * NEW: Optimized shaderball that supports translucent materials * NEW: Option to use custom thumbnail scene files * NEW: Use custom thumbnail scene files for each renderer * NEW: Check for minimum requirements before uploading (attributes, thumbnail) * NEW: Animate blur effect when opening preference window * NEW: Three quality settings for thumbnail preview rendering (Fast, Good, High) * NEW: Add message about updates when clicking „CHECK NOW“ button * NEW: Support for non-square thumbnail previews (display is cropped in gallery and inspector) * FIX: Wrong gamma thumbnail previews * FIX: Cannot save material presets from Slate material editor * FIX: Expiration date check * FIX: Crash in some situations caused by trying to write to the error log file while it is locked * KNOWN ISSUE: Saving an Octane preset will always create black thumbnail (can be replaced manually) * KNOWN ISSUE: Thea render doesn’t seem to stop rendering the thumbnail.* KNOWN ISSUE: Render quality settings are currently only implemented for VRay and Corona Version 1.1.5 (February 11, 2016) * FIX: Slowdown (max appears to be frozen for a long time) when loading presets, experienced by some users * ENHANCEMENT: Changed type “General” to “Generic” (Pro version only) Version 1.1.4 (January 13, 2016) * NEW: Implemented option to save a preset without a thumbnail (Currently only when saving using the macroscript tool) * NEW: Implemented option to replace a preset’s thumbnail – Available by right-clicking a preset (bottom option in the menu) * FIX: A preset with no thumbnail will now show the default VP logo in gallery and list views * FIX: Updating the online library would fail in MM LE * FIX: Email address with hyphen (-) in it would not allow to click the send button in the bug report dialog (Pro version only).* ENHANCEMENT: VPMM-85 – Default window size too small * ENHANCEMENT: VPMM-68 – (temporarily) disable BORDER on set attributes * FIX: deactivated blur value set to 0.01 on creation of plugin * FIX: compatibility with version 1.4 of crossmap * FIX: corona setting progressive_time Limit * CHANGE: disabled turning off gamma setting when rendering thumbnail This video shows how to install and use Material Manager Pro (public beta).You´ll see how to create a macro button to open Material Manager in general mode, you´ll see how to load and save basic presets, how to define and filter by attributes and how to submit feedback for the Pro beta version.This way you don´t have to bother creating a new material or re-assigning a material to an object, just load a different preset and watch the result.If you are looking for a material or map preset, you don´t want to waste time searching through several material libraries.You now have to select at least 5 attributes that are not user attributes to be able to upload.Version 1.2.2 (December 13, 2016) – FIX: Preset online information not showing for uploaded presets only for downloaded ones – FIX: Some drag and drop related issues – CHANGE: Clicking preset thumbanil will not start preset rename, only clikcing the preset name – [PRO] FIX: Fixed handling of UNC database path in team work mode Version 1.2.1 (November 29, 2016) – FIX: Download wouldn’t start when a message box with information about download limit is shown – CHANGE: The “Online” tab in preferences has been renamed to “User Library” – [PRO] CHANGE: Made the message when license has expired more user friendly Version 1.2.0 (November 21, 2016) – NEW: added drag and drop support.
Just select the combination of attributes and the preset manager will show you the materials that fit these attributes. Besides this new way of finding and loading presets, the MATERIAL MANAGER also manages bitmaps in a completely new way.Every approved preset will earn you between 5-15 Euros which will be added to your Loyalty Rewards balance for future purchases.More about VP Loyalty Rewards More details in Terms of Service The Lite Edition is a FREE add-on for all VIZ Plugins and includes material presets specifically made for our plugins.You can import 3Ds Max libraries and automatically render thumbnails for each of the presets.You can also export self-contained presets including the bitmaps for better exchange with colleagues or other artists.