Metastream - an online 3D streaming format for the Web - is to be integrated into Discreet 3D Studio Max. The two companies also announced moves for strategic support within 3D Studio Max for support of Metastream 3. 3D Studio Max artists can use Metastream Web techology via a free download at the Metastream Web site. Based on Max's .ASE file, the solution supports geometry, texture, smoothing groups, normals, cameras and animation information directly into MTS3 files ready for Web playback.