Our website provides a free download of PuppetShop 3.58. This software was originally created by Lumonix, Kees Rijnen. The program is included in Photo & Graphics Tools. The most popular versions of the tool 3.5 and 3.4.
From the developer:
Puppetshop is a Rigging and Animation plugin for 3dsmax 8 (or higher). It offers a unique blend of easy to use animator tools, while keeping the 'backdoor' open for technical directors. Rig unlimited number of Spines, Arms, Legs, Necks, Custom Bone Chains in no time. All creatures, human (biped) or otherwise are handled the exact same way and Puppetshop is tightly integrated into 3dsmax.
You may want to check out more software, such as Montagne, Wire Pilot Plugin or ImageVisu, which might be related to PuppetShop.