You can import 3DS format to Blender and after export the file to the default BLEND file type.
Convert 3ds Max (3D Studio MAX) graphics to Blender 3D data.
We have found 3 software records in our database eligible for .3ds to .blend file format conversion.
Microsoft Windows software - convert 3ds to blend on Windows
Blender is a free and open-source 3D computer graphics software product used for creating animated films, visual effects, interactive 3D applications or video games. Blender's features include 3D modeling, UV unwrapping, texturing, rigging and skinning, fluid and smoke simulation, particle simulation, animating, rendering, video editing and compositing.
It is available in versions for Windows, Mac OS X, Linux and FreeBSD.
Convert from 3ds file
to blend file
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 blend. 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.
Apple macOS / Mac OS X software - convert 3ds to blend on OS X
Blender for Mac is popular free 3D modeling application. It can be used for modeling, UV unwrapping, texturing, rigging, water and smoke simulations, skinning, animating, rendering, particle and other simulations, non-linear editing, compositing, and creating interactive 3D applications, including video games, animated film, or visual effects.
Linux/Unix software - convert 3ds to blend on Linux
Blender for Linux is free easy-to-use 3D modeling utility. It is used for 3D modeling, texturing, water and smoke simulations, animating, rendering, compositing, and creating interactive 3D applications.