You probably can use JPEG pictures (.jpg, .jpeg) and turn them in 3ds Max models, but that's something for experienced user, someone who knows thing or two about 3D modelling. So you most likely won't find a "one-click" converter capable of jpg to 3ds conversion.
Convert JPEG bitmap image format to 3ds Max (3D Studio MAX) graphics.
We have found 4 software records in our database eligible for .jpg to .3ds file format conversion.
Microsoft Windows software - convert jpg to 3ds on Windows
A 3D CAD translation softwate
Convert from jpg file format
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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 jpg to 3ds. 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.
A 3D general-purpose modeling program
An application for the planning of spaces and furnishings
Apple macOS / Mac OS X software - convert jpg to 3ds on OS X
3D modeling and animation package for Mac.