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MAXtoA 4.2.0 is a feature fix release, upgrading to Arnold

See the Release Notes.


  1. Download Arnold for 3ds Max.
  2. Follow the installation instructions.

Autodesk Network Licensing in Arnold 6 requires new license files with an updated 2020 version. Please follow the instructions on this page to generate your license file. More info about Arnold 6 licensing can be found here. 

Compatible 3ds Max Versions

  • 3ds Max 2019
  • 3ds Max 2020
  • 3ds Max 2021

System Requirements

  • Windows 7 or later, with the Visual Studio 2015 redistributable
  • CPUs need to support the SSE4.1 instruction set
  • Optix™ denoiser requires an NVidia GPU with CUDA™ Compute Capability 5.0 and above
  • Arnold GPU requires an NVIDIA GPU of the Turing, Volta, Pascal, or Maxwell architecture. We recommend using the 451.77 or higher drivers on Windows. See Getting Started with Arnold GPU for more information.
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