Conversion of dxf files to 3ds file format

Any CAD software with support of 3ds Max formats (.max, .3ds etc.) should be capable of dxf to 3ds conversion, considering DXF is one of the most common CAD formats. Some of the programs that can be used to convert dxf to 3ds, or at least for some type of export, are listed below.

Open DXF file    Open 3DS file

Related software

3ds Max (3D Studio Max) icon

3ds Max (3D Studio Max)

A widely-used 3D animation application from Autodesk

AccuTrans 3D

A CAD 3D geometry translation software

Blender icon


A very popular free program used for work with 3D graphics

Bryce icon


A graphics design tool for making 3D landscaping and animations

Bryce for Mac icon

Bryce for Mac

3D modeling and animation package for Mac

FBX Converter

An FBX convertor utility from Autodesk

IronCAD icon


A 3D modelling application


A command line converter for 3D format

Online 3D Model Converter

A free online 3D model conversion service

pCon.planner icon


An application for the planning of spaces and furnishings


A 3D CAD translation software

SketchUp icon


A 3D general-purpose modeling program