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End-of-Sale and End-of-Life Announcement

SplutterFish Brazil and Rio Software Plugins for 3ds Max

Imagination Technologies announces the end of sale and end of life of the SplutterFish Brazil and Rio software plugins for 3ds Max, effective May 14, 2012. No further product development will be done on these products and no purchases will be accepted. There has been no development for Autodesk 3ds Max 2013.

Note: This EOL announcement does not apply to Brazil for Rhino. Customers using Brazil for Rhino may continue to purchase and receive support for Brazil for Rhino directly from McNeel North America at

Support after EOL

  • We have archived and posted “read only” versions of pertinent, support related forum messages to assist customers that wish to continue using Brazil or Rio for 3ds Max unsupported.
  • Licensing matters, such as requests to transfer a Brazil license from one computer to another will be supported until December 31, 2012. If you are a commercial licensee of Brazil™ and would like to move your license(s) to another PC then click here

Retirement of

On August 1, 2012 was redirected to With the exception of support related forum messages, all other pages (e.g., Gallery) were retired, and all SplutterFish forum user logins and passwords were deleted.

Migration Options

The functionality that exists in Brazil and Rio for 3ds Max is not available in any current products from Imagination Technologies. Other final frame renderers compatible with the latest releases of Autodesk 3ds Max can be found at

Further Information

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