Last Updated on 29/01/2016

version 1.0.3
MuscleSelect – 3dsmax MAXscript boost productivity during work with muscle objects. This script support muscle plugins: CAT, ACT, SkinFX, Hercules. MuscleSelect maxscript at work



MuscleSelect maxscript UI Select All Muscle – Select 3 parts of muscle system.
Select Muscle – Select base muscle object.
Select Start – Select start helper object (for ACT Proximal).
Select Start Handle – Select start handle helper object (CAT Muscle Strand only).
Select End – Select end helper object (for ACT Distal).
Select End Handle – Select end handle helper object (CAT Muscle Strand only).
– Indicate currently selected part of the muscle system.
SHIFT + Select Start – Select Start and End helper objects.
SHIFT + Select End – Select End and Start helper objects.For use the script you must select any ONE part of muscle system.


Installation Instructions:

Macroscripts (.mcr) should be placed in maxroot\UI\Macroscripts, and are then accessed through the “Customize User Interface” menu in 3dsmax. You can then assign the script to a keystroke, or a button. All macroscripts will appear under the “” category in the drop-down.



  • muscleSelect v1.0.3
    for 3dsmax 2008-2016
    Date added: 13/05/2015 12:04 File size: 3 KB Downloads: 2320

Version History

v1.0.3 (11.11.2012) – Added “Select All Controls” which select all controls of muscle object.
– Now with SHIFT + “Select Start Handle” or SHIFT + “Select End Handle” selects both Handle objects.
v1.0.2 (25.11.2008) – Now “Select All Muscle” and “Select Muscle” of Muscle Strand(CAT) are fully support. AVG extension is needed for 3dsmax < 2008.
– Now with SHIFT + “Select Start” or SHIFT + “Select End” selects both Start and End muscle parts.
v1.0.1 (30.09.2008) – Fixed bug when non muscle part object selected. – “Select All Muscle” now selects and _Up node of SkinFX muscle.
v1.0.0 (08.02.2008) – Initial release for MAX 2008.
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