Well that is'nt entirely true. If you use the 'sucky' .3ds export method you
can still use the scene in any previous versions of max. Provided that you
collapse the stack and don't have IK controllers etc.
> Nope, doesn't work. The files that you create in a newer version are not
> backward compatible with the older versions.
> > hey
> > I am trying to load my 3ds max 4 files in my old max 3 but when i go to
> > them it does nothing and just stays on the file i was working on before
> > how do i do this?? surely they are the same file type almost.. i cant
> > an export option and i dont want to use .3ds files as they are sucky
> > thanks,Alistair