Install TerrainAxe

System requirements

  1. Required 3ds max version:64 bit 3ds Max 9 ~2017,sp2 required for 3ds max 9 and 2012;

  2. Operating System:64 bit windows 7~windows 10;

  3. Browser:The same version of Microsoft® Internet Explorer® web browser as 3ds max required.


DON’T COPY the installation package into the root folder of 3dsmax or SYSTEM driver,you should place it in another individual place.

  1. Drag and Drop in the setup package directory into 3ds max, UIMan will auto run(Or click menu MaxScript->run script to choose the file ).

    UI Mannager

  2. In UIMan, press “TheAxePath” button ,choose “AxeRoot” directory of installation package ,then click “Install”, TerrainAxe panel will appear in the bottom of 3dsmax .

  3. Set hotkeys: Select “Customize->Customize user interface” from 3dsmax menu,in popped dialog switch tab to “Keyboard” ,choose “TheAxeTools” in Category to display tools list,then set keys for them.


For commercial versions of TerrainAxe,you need to active TerraineAxe.

  1. In order to activate the product you need to first register an account in,the email used to register must be that you use to buy TerrainAxe

  2. insure “License Type” is set to “Web”.

  3. Click “Active” button in UIMan, enter your email and password of your newly registered account. The product code is the one provided after your purchase. Complete fields and click “Active'”.If activation is completed without errors “activation completed,please close the dialog!” will be shown, close the activation window.

  4. Open MaxScript listener, the information below can prove that activation is successful.

    This information can prove that activation have been done

    The Listener window can also be opened by right-clicking in the Mini Listener in the 3ds Max status bar and choosing Open Listener Window; by choosing”MAXScript- > MAXScript Listener” in the 3ds Max menu; or by pressing F11.

If encounter errors on installing,please check options below:

  1. For 3ds max 9 and 2012,you need install sp2 .

  2. Don’t place TerrainAxe at a network location.

  3. If can’t click buttons on TerrainAxe UI,please change current theme of windows 7 to classic theme.

Install a license server program for TerrainAxe