.DLU File Extension

3ds Max Utility Plug-in File

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What is a DLU file?

Plug-in used by 3ds Max, a program used for creating and animating 3D models; contains a utility for the software, such as a file format importer or exporter; may be a Standard MAX plug-in included with the software, or an Additional MAX plug-in added to the software; used for extending 3ds Max with new capabilities.

More Information

DLU plug-ins can be viewed in 3ds Max by selecting Customize → Plug-in Manager.... Standard MAX plug-ins are located in the \​stdplugs\​ directory of a 3ds Max installation, while Additional MAX plug-ins are stored in the \​PlugIns\​ directory.

Some examples of Standard MAX plug-ins include:

  • FBXMAX.DLU: .FBX File Importer/Exporter
  • POLYGONCOUNT.DLU: Polygon Count Utility
  • BATCHRENDERUTIL.DLU: Batch Render Manager
  • CBROWSER.DLU: Asset Browser Utility
  • CURVECONTROL.DLU: Custom Curve Control tool
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