Updates on GM Licensee Announcement

In order to provide artists some extra time to understand the agreement and make any needed changes to assets, we’re delaying the customer-facing announcement of the GM agreement until November 15th.  If you have GM content, make sure to take advantage of this time or your models will go offline.

CheckMate Update

Thank you for your excellent feedback regarding poles in the CheckMate Specifications. After listening to what you have to say on the issue, we reviewed common fail points for models being submitted to CheckMate, and we discussed the issues at-length with the CheckMate Advisory Board. As a result, we have elected to make the following modifications to the CheckMate Specification …

Announcement: TurboSquid and General Motors

We are excited to announce that TurboSquid is now an official General Motors licensee! We’re letting our artists know first, and we’ll be announcing to customers in a few weeks. Like our arrangement with Ford, TurboSquid is now the only authorized 3D marketplace for General Motors 3D content. This includes General Motors brands like Chevrolet, GMC, Buick, and more. We …

Autodesk protection tool for Maxscript infections

As we reported in an earlier blog post, we were made aware of several MaxScript infections by Autodesk that could result in the corruption of your 3ds Max scene, environment, files, and software settings. These issues were designated as ALC, CRP and ADSL and each causes their own set of problems for users who encounter them. For those of you …

Update: StemCell

This week we released a significant update to the StemCell process that adds support for both OBJ and FBX (both metallic and specular) formats, and also includes an automated process to spot hard fails that need to be addressed before a model can be submitted to an Inspector. During the submission process, prior to an Inspector opening a model, an …