I think it's time to bring Maxigo out of beta.
If there are no major bugs found, then I can upload it to the main 3ds Max download page.
One of the new features in this release is material presets. You can now create some basic material types with only a few mouse clicks. There are currently 5 different categories available: Glass, Liquids, Plastic, Metal and Other. Presets are loaded dynamically from .igm files inside Maxigo/Presets folder so they are easily extendable.
There is also one new preview model called "Waves". I think it could be good for testing SSS materials. (see the image below).
[update - Maxigo 2.0.12a]
I hopefully fixed the bug where material parameters appeared under Utilities panel after loading a scene.
You can download Maxigo from this link:
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Changes in v.2.0.12a: ====================== * fixed - Indigo material parameters appeared under Utilities panel after loading a scene * fixed - Linked materials can be used inside Indigo Blend material (nested blends still not supported)
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Changes in v.2.0.12: ====================== * added - Presets for common material types (Glass, Liquid, Metal, Plastic) * added - New material preview model - "Waves" (good for testing SSS materials) * added - Image refresh interval to Render Material dialog * added - material file download is cancelled after closing the online MDB window * fixed - dotNet error after closing the online MDB window during download * fixed - error when using Indigo Emitter material inside Indigo Blend material * fixed - material preview when linking new material over mat. that has emission enabled * fixed - Exit Portal warning dialog * fixed - Reseting IndigoMain material * fixed - Storing .ini values after clean installation (fixes empty Indigo and temp.path issue) * changed - Bump values are presented in millimeters now * changed - Menu Item handling improved