Importing Help

Hello all, :slight_smile:
I am very new to blender ang I have a 2 questions to ask: Can I import a .3ds model to Blender and still have its texture and uvw coordinates?
Also, is it possible to export a 3d file to Blender with its animation included? I have 3dstudio Max v.8.
Thank you for replying

I randomly found this on the blender site. hope this link can help.