Autodesk software (AutoCAD, Inventor, 3ds Max etc.) generally accept models saved in 3D ACIS models and can re-save / convert them to a many other similar formats, including .3ds format used by 3ds Max. Alternative would be to use some intermediate conversion if you do not have access to Autodesk programs.
Convert 3D ACIS model file to 3D Studio Max 3D ASCII scene.
We have found 3 software records in our database eligible for .sat to .asc file format conversion.
Microsoft Windows software - convert sat to asc on Windows
A widely-used 3D animation application from Autodesk
Convert from sat file format
|Yes, 3ds Max (3D Studio Max) supports asc file conversion as a target file type.||Yes||Yes||asc editor||Yes||No||No||No|
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 sat to asc. 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.
Leading 2D and 3D CAD development software from Autodesk
Apple macOS / Mac OS X software - convert sat to asc on OS X
Mac version of popular Autodesk AutoCAD software