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A MASSIVE Autodesk gripe....
show user profile  HANZZ
Apparently, Autodesk not only doesn't have the decency to offer a standard trial, they are only allowing a credit/debit card "connected" trial, which you have to then try and cancel if after 30 days you DON'T want to be repeatedly billed (for a program I use for fun, it's bullshit). Additionally, the student version download link requires you to name your university (unless I'm just missing something) and I have no university as I'm not an active student. Nor do I goddamn want to try and make money from max. I just love making 3d, and have therefore used 3ds max for my entire time in the graphics world.


Bastards. I refuse to jump ship to a lesser program like Cinema 4D, and still want to leverage my knowledge of 3D Studio max (20 years or so) but this takes the damn cake (the cake is a lie, I know, but if there was one, this would take it). They no longer want to allow a student version that ANYONE can download (am I wrong??) and they have BOUGHT UP all their competition, which, to my knowledge, is a monopoly, and therefore illegal. If anyone has any resolutions (on any level!) to this, let me know.

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3/16/2017 1:28:07 AM (last edit: 3/16/2017 1:28:07 AM)
show user profile  ijzerman
Wow, again they fuck up big time.
I was kinda loyal to 3dsmax but they make it harder every week.


Pushing buttons since "86
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3/16/2017 9:07:38 AM (last edit: 3/16/2017 9:07:38 AM)
show user profile  Nik Clark
Screw Autodesk.


People are loving it.

Also Blender, but that takes a bit of patience and luck and a lowering of expectations.

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3/16/2017 10:30:30 AM (last edit: 3/16/2017 10:30:30 AM)
show user profile  ijzerman
Heavily using 3dsmax here with vray.
Happy with chaosgroup but the pain AD gives us managing licenses/payment etc whatever gets more and more a pain. Houdini seems to me the way to go.
Any thoughts on modo?

Pushing buttons since "86
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3/16/2017 2:19:57 PM (last edit: 3/16/2017 2:19:57 PM)
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