3ds Max is a commercial, closed source 3D modelling utility developed by Autodesk. It is used by game development studios worldwide, including Cyan Worlds.
Getting 3ds Max
3ds Max is free to try for 30 days, after which you must purchase a license in order to continue using the program. Autodesk offers free academic versions of 3ds Max and a variety of other software for students and educators.
Getting Started with 3ds Max
After installing 3ds Max, you should be ready to get started with the 3ds Max plugin, after which you can check the list of available 3ds Max Tutorials. For general assistance, Google is your friend.