It should be quite possible to convert 3ds Max graphics (.3ds) to Autodesk Kaydara format (.fbx). You have several possible options for this, but one of the most convenient one would be to download the free Autodesk FBX Converter that allows 3ds to fbx conversion among others. But you can find plenty of other 3D modeling tools / converters that should be also viable choices for this 3d model conversion.
Convert 3ds Max (3D Studio MAX) graphics to Autodesk Kaydara 3D data exchange format.
We found 9 software records in the database related to .3ds to .fbx file format conversion.
Microsoft Windows software - convert 3ds to fbx on Windows
A widely-used 3D animation application from Autodesk
Convert from 3ds file format
The tables with software actions are a good pointer for what a certain program does with various file types and often may give users a good hint how to perform certain file conversion, for example the above-mentioned 3ds to fbx. However, it is not perfect and sometimes can show results which are not really usable because of how certain programs work with files and the possible conversion is thus actually not possible at all.
An FBX convertor utility
A 3D model converter
A 3D CAD translation softwate
A 3D general-purpose modeling program
An application for the planning of spaces and furnishings
A graphics design tool for making 3D landscaping and animations
Apple macOS / Mac OS X software - convert 3ds to fbx on OS X
3D modeling and animation package for Mac.
On-line services software - convert 3ds to fbx on web
A web-based freemium 3D computer graphics software