Recent updates to the trunk build of Away3d include a revamped 3DS file importer. Enhancements include:

  • Multiple mesh support
  • Automatic texture loading
  • Individual material support for faces

The update is based on AS3 code supplied by Masi Woermann, to whom i now owe a beer :D . You can download the source for the demo above by using the right-click ‘View Source’ option on the background of the swf

Plans to include auto texture loading for other formats that allow it are in the pipeline…