Spotmask is an incredibly effective render element plugin for

NVIDIA’s Mental Ray in Autodesk 3dsMax.


– Render element plugin for World-Position, Normal and UV Pass Output
– Special advanced MentalRay output for Velocity Pass (Motion Blur)
– High Quality Curvature and Thickness elements
– Easy, customizable and reliable render output for efficient compositing work


Our Spotmask plugin comes with step-by-step tutorials and supplemental materials. Videos help you to easy understand the principles of rendering and composting using WPP, UV and normal render passes when post-processing images.

Try & Buy

Spotmask is an affordable plugin for complex video and composting productions. Download our trial version and test it with your 3dsMax and post-processing image software. You will see how easy it is to manipulate rendered images afterward!

Create original compositing looks in Photoshop

This tutorial shows how to use render layers in order to enhance your visual artwork. The work focuses on rapid compositing using Spotmask exported passes (Curvature & Thickness) and mix them to create own look&style in 2D. The advantage is obvious - instead of tuning...

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Spotmask is ready for Autodesk 3ds Max 2018!

Spotmask is ready for 3ds Max 2018! Spotmask special render elements are now fully integrated into Autodesk 3ds Max 2018 and work perfectly with the new NVIDIA Mental Ray v 19.00.00. Check out our Demo here! (Remember to install Mental Ray...

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Spotmask Curvature: case study

Spotmask Curvature: case study Spotmask 1.10 comes with a highly superior curvature render pass. Our plugin will render the curvature of your image by giving you incredibly precise convex and concave pixel information in both directions: the red channel saves convex,...

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Spotmask 1.10 released

3d-io is happy to announce the next version of Spotmask! Version 1.10 comes with two new and amazing render pass elements: Curvature and Thickness. Finally, you can create high quality outputs for video and image compositing in Autodesk 3ds Max and mental ray. Both...

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Spotmask 1.01 Update (3ds Max 2015 support)

Press Release: Spotmask 1.01 Update – supporting 3ds Max 2015 Simultaneously with the release of Autodesk 3ds Max 2015, we have updated our plugin products. Spotmask has been updated to the version 1.01, becoming compatible to the Autodesk 3ds Max 2010, 2011, 2012,...

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Spotmask Review at CG-Channel

CG Channel has bring a very nice review and description of functionality and advantages of Spotmask. Please read the full CG Channel Story at: 3d-io has released Spotmask: a new 3ds Max plugin that...

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Render elements
for Mental Ray in 3ds Max


Automatic UV packing
for 3ds Max


Organic skinning
for 3ds Max and Maya


Full scene texture baking
for 3ds Max


Automatic unwrapping
for 3ds Max


Free OpenEXR tool
for Photoshop

Enrich your visual development!

Download a Demo Version and experience first-hand how Spotmask improves your workflow.