FBX is the gate for working with 3dsMax.
3DS format is outdated, DWG format exports triangulates and FBX (and DWG) can be "linked" into 3DSMax making workflow elastic and update'able.
I understand that Graphisoft pushes towards Cinema4d but on the other side wants to be OPEN.
If freeware Blender can export to FBX than propably Archicad could also.
Since I try to make vizualizations and need proxy grass and other models with milions of vertecs Archicad rendering engine is pretty much limited for me (althought useful in some aspects).
For some reason there wasn't a wish for this before.... so here it is.
For me this very important, seriously.
This is no more needed.
The FBX export is already there under Save As when used from 3D window, and it works really well !
To find it you have to scroll down the available extensions list as it sometimes hides on the very bottom of the list.
Exporting from AC and updating models in 3DS Max is now a pleasure.
Is there a reason for this "Save As: Twinmotion FBX" option to be missing in 25?
There appears to be no Twinmotion Import/Export add-on installed with Archicad 25.
There is also do 'Direct Link' add-on from Twinmotion either.
I haven't tried but I have heard the procedure in 25 is to install the Unreal Engine Datasmith add-on for Archiad 25 (preview version at the moment).
You then export the file using this and import that into Twinmotion - there is no direct link anymore - you must export/import manually.
So this would be similar to saving as an FBX but it is its own Datasmith format - maybe that is FBX - I don't know.
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The solution I found is to save your Archicad model as a .rvt file (available in 25). Then it can be loaded and reloaded in the same workflow manner. In this case you have to keep in mind that .rvt files are version sensitive, so you or your visualization partners need to use the latest 3dsMax.