Both the 3DS format from 3D Studio MAX and the IGES/IGS Exchange format are fairly common and well supported in various CAD/3D modelling programs so it is likely that many programs can convert 3DS to IGES in one form or another.
Convert 3ds Max (3D Studio MAX) graphics to IGES 3D exchange format.
We have found 8 software records in our database eligible for .3ds to .iges file format conversion.
Microsoft Windows software - convert 3ds to iges on Windows
A CAD designing software with the powerful, flexible features. It is a CAD development platform that provides tools to build custom AutoCAD-based software products for specific markets. The default file formats using by AutoCAD are: DWG and DXF.
Convert from 3ds file
to iges 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 iges. 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.
3D Object Converter is a powerful 3D polygon model translation and interactive viewing shareware tool that allows arbitrary 3D model data to be imported from external sources, exported to various industry standard 3D file formats with great accuracy and quality.
AnyCAD Exchange3D is the free 3D model converter utility.
A popular 3D animation software, 3ds Max (previously known as 3D Studio Max) is used by professional to create stunning 3D content. It contains modeling capabilities, flexible plug-in architecture, scripting language, etc. It is mostly used by computer game developers. It is also used to create movie visual effects. 3ds Max is only for Microsoft Windows.
A dedicated CAD converter for Windows, Autoconverter supports transformation of several 3D formats between different formats.
A software suite used for 3D CAD/DCC + Animation/Model/NURBS/Skinning translation, optimization and viewing.
A dedicated CAD viewer for Catia, Pro/E, and Inventor-files and for STEP, IGS, VDA, SAT, Parasolid, STL, VRML, and many other 3D and 2D CAD-file formats.
Apple macOS / Mac OS X software - convert 3ds to iges on OS X
AutoCAD® for Mac® software—it’s AutoCAD, for the Mac, bringing robust 3D free-form design tools and powerful drafting capabilities to your platform of choice. It takes full advantage of the Mac OS® X platform, with an intuitive, graphical user interface that makes it easy to bring your ideas to life.