.MS File Extension

2 file types use the .ms file extension.

Maxwell Script

Developer Next Limit
3.5  |  29 Votes

What is an MS file?

Script created using Maxwell Render, a program used for photorealistic image generation; contains JavaScript code and can use both the .JS and ".ms" file extensions; used for automating multi-step or logic-driven rendering jobs.

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Maxwell scripts can be edited directly within the Maxwell Render application. The Maxwell Render window provides syntax highlighting.

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3ds Max Script

Developer Autodesk
3.0  |  6 Votes

An MS file may also be a script saved in the Autodesk MAXScript (MS) format. It contains functions and instructions users can run, often to automate common processes, within the Autodesk 3ds Max 3D graphics program. Users may open an MS script with 3ds Max to edit its functions and instructions or execute it in 3ds Max to run its commands.

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3ds Max is a graphics application that can create 3D models, images, and animations. People commonly use the software to create models and scenes for video games, film, television, and the engineering and architecture industries.

MAXScripts allow 3ds Max users to automate common and complex tasks. For example, if a user is applying repeated edits to a model, they may create a script and save it in an MS file, then run it when they want to apply the edits to a model.

How to create a MAXScript MS file

To create a new script with 3ds Max, select Main Menu → MAXScript → New Script. The Scripting Editor that opens allows you to edit and save your script. 3ds Max saves the script in the following directory by default:

\​Autodesk\​3ds Max [version]\​Scripts

How to open an MS file

You can open MS files with Autodesk 3ds Max in Windows. To open an MS file to view and modify its commands, select Open Script in the MAXScript menu.

Additionally, to run an MS file in 3ds Max, select MAXScript in the main menu and click Run Script.

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