Since version 2.1, AE Transfer is completely free. See the F.A.Q. for details.

AE Transfer version 2.1


  1. Run 3ds Max as an administrator.
  2. Run the *.mzp file using the "Run Script" command from the "Scripting" menu.
  3. Click on "Install". The scripts will be installed for all 3ds Max and After Effects versions found in your system.
  4. After the message about successful installation, restart 3ds Max.
  5. Go to the "Customize" menu and open "Customize User Interface" dialog.
  6. In the opened window go to the "Toolbars" tab, find the "Category" drop-down list, select "AE Transfer" and drag the icon to a panel. If you installed AE Transfer to multiple 3ds Max versions, you need to create the button this way in every 3ds Max host.
  7. In After Effects, you can run the script from the File > Scripts menu. In order to use it, you need to turn on the "Allow Scripts to Write Files and Access Network" checkbox founded in Edit > Preferences > Scripting & Expressions menu.

Watch the videos about installation, using the tool, and its features.

If you faced any issue please look in the F.A.Q. section first.