Hi there!
I am Felix Joleanes lead developer of SmartRefs, a new system of external references for 3ds max. I just wanted to make a little announcement here for those who can be interested, SmartRefs is now available to the public.



here in the website you can see some videos explaining the advantages of using smartrefs for your external references in 3ds max:
http://smartrefs.com/
here more videos:
http://smartrefs.com/videos_tutorials/
and here a general explanation of the features of the plugin:
http://smartrefs.com/features/
here the download link with trial:
http://smartrefs.com/download

Best Regards