Install TerrainAxe


64 bit windows 7~windows 11 64 bit 3ds Max 9 ~2024,3ds max 9 and 2012 need their respective SP2s

  • DON'T COPY the installation package into the root folder of 3dsmax or SYSTEM driver,you should place it in a safer place.
  • The name of the folder for storing the package don't start with lowercase x ,n,t or r.
  • Don't delete the package after installing TerrainAxe.


  1. Drag and Drop in TerrainAxe package into 3ds max(Or click menu MaxScript->run script to choose the file ).

    Dialog UIMan

  2. Click"TheAxePath" button ,choose "AxeRoot" folder from the  package ,then click "Install" to complete installation.

  3. Set hotkeys Select"Customize->Customize user interface" command from 3dsmax menu , in the "Keyboard" tab , pick "TheAxeTools" from the "Category ",you will find all commands of TerrainAxe .


To use TerrainAxe,Both the Official and trial versions need to be activated .Before activation, you need to first register an account in official users,the email is required to be the  same one that  you used to buy TerrainAxe.
  1. Set "License Type" to "Web" for the official version ,to "trial" for the trial version

  2. Click "Active" button in UIMan, enter your email, password of your  account and the product code(for offical users), then  click "Activate" button  to complete activation, close the activation dialog.

    Activate Trial version

    Activate official Version

Fixing Errors

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