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Installation

System requirements

Corona Material Presets Pro for 3ds Max v.2.x.x is compatible with 3ds Max 2013 or later | 64 bit.
You can download the latest official version of CMPPmax from Your Account > Purchase History > Your order or Site menu Downloads > CMPPmax.
If you experience any problems, please check the “Troubleshooting” section. If you are still having problems please contact our support.

Installation of the plugin will default to the 3ds Max root directory: \bin\assemblies\
Additional files will placed in the directory C:\CMPPmax\ (this directory is required and can’t be moved to the other location).
The installer also includes required additional Siger Studio’s plug-ins. If they aren’t installed or outdated versions are installed – the latest versions will also be installed to the 3ds Max root directory: \plugins\

Installation Process

Download archives of an installer (CMPPmaxSetup2xx.zip) and additional files (scenes2xx and maps2xx).
Unpack archives to any convenient place.

If running any 3ds Max instance – close software.
1. Run the Installer (CMPPmaxSetup4xx.exe).
Note: If you are using User Account Control (UAC), a security prompt will open – you will need to confirm that the installer can continue.

2. Carefully read and click “accept” if you agree to the Terms and Conditions.

3. Installer will automatically look for installed compatible host applications.
Please select 3ds Max plugins to install.
If you didn’t install CMPPmax on one of yours 3ds Max, you shan’t execute the Installer. Simple copy file from 3ds Max root\bin\assemblies\CmppMax2_xxxx.dll (where is installed CMPPmax at first) to corresponding directory other 3ds Max version. Please note: minimum 3ds Max version is supported – 2013! 3ds Max 2017 requires CmppMax2_2017.dll file (CmppMax2 _2013.dll compatible with 3ds Max 2013-2016).

4. Copy the unpacked directory “maps2” in C:\CMPPmax\ or any other place.
If the directory “maps2” is moved to other place, than by default, it needs to be specified in settings “CMPP Maps Directory Location“.

5. Copy the unpacked archive “scenes2xx.zip” content to C:\CMPPmax\scenes2\scenes folder.
These files can’t be moved to other place.

6. Run the host application (any instance 3ds Max where is installed CMPPmax) and create access to CMPPmax.
How to licensing.

Minor Version Upgrade

If running any 3ds Max instance – close software.
Download the newest setup.
1. Backup the file cmppmax2Config.xml (from C:\CMPPmax) to any place or rename it.
Important! Create the backup file before installation of the new version.

2. Run the installer.

Same installation procedure as new installation. Installer will automatically remove previous installation. This will allow you to seamlessly upgrade from one minor version to another.

3. Open the Settings tab.
Click “Import Settings…” and select the “cmppmax2Config.xml” backup/renamed file. All your settings will be automatically added to the new file of a configuration.

If other steps are required, then it will be described in the file included in archive of installation. If there is no additional file, more nothing is required.

CMPPmax version 1.x.x Upgrade

CMPPmax2 can be installed together with old version. Versions don’t conflict and uses different license key files. Upgrade procedure the same as new installation.