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V-Ray 3D Rendering Software
V-Ray 3D Rendering Software



V-Ray Rendering by Nikki Candelero



V-Ray Rendering by Nikki Candelero
 

Visually striking, stunning results:

V-Ray offers state-of-the-art rendering technology for your most demanding projects.

Production proven, cutting edge features and lightning fast, V-Ray is ready to take your renders to the next level.




V-Ray has single-handedly changed the face of Architectural Visualization. Neoscape has been using it in production since its very first release, and we continue to use it in all of our work. It is full of relevant and robust features, while remaining speedy and easy to use. I can not imagine working without it.

Lon Grohs
Principal/Creative Director
Neoscape, Inc.

V-Ray never ceases to amaze me. It's brilliant output is somehow matched by very efficient rendering speeds. The ability to control minute details of sampling allow the user to optimize scenes to degrees that other renderers pale in comparison on. The amazing support for additional channel data via OpenEXR is also unprecedented. The shading system is straightforward and easy to get into. We can generally teach new artists the VRay setups within a week or so and they are very productive immediately. The support from the development team is so fantastic that there should be some kind of gold medal handed out for it. Very quick responses on bugs and even sometimes features. VRay continues to be a very integral part of a very tuned pipeline that is geared especially towards photographic reality.

Robert Nederhorst
VFX Supervisor
SpeedShape, Santa Monica

I’ve been using V-Ray since 2001 working in Film, TV, Commercials, and since that time it’s the only render engine I have ever needed or wanted to use. V-Ray’s ease of use and speed, coupled with its innovative approach to high end features like Global Illumination, Physically accurate Image based lighting and shaders, makes it the best render solution out there on any platform.

Greg Tsadilas,
VFX Supervisor at Red Magnet


V-Ray Showreel 2016

V-Ray Showreel 2016




V-Ray Beta 3 for Revit
     
 
  V-Ray Beta 3 for Revit Now Available:

V-Ray Beta 3 for Revit is now ready! Beta 3 runs noticeably faster — up to 30% faster. The interface has been refined and interactive rendering improved. Support for Revit 2017 has also been added.

Here are two new features we think you'll love: V-Ray Swarm and Project Gallery.

V-Ray Swarm

A new web-based distributed rendering system is being unveiled — code-named V-Ray Swarm. It's a simple, yet powerful way to split rendering across multiple computers. Getting started with V-Ray Swarm is easy and is designed to update automatically to match the user's version of V-Ray.
 

V-Ray Swarm - V-Ray for Revit


Project Gallery


With the new Project gallery, users can save renders and include them right in their Revit project. Renders can also be added to drawing sheets and set to update automatically, so the latest render is always available.
 

Project Gallery - V-Ray for Revit

 
     





V-Ray 3.4 for MODO Now Available

V-Ray 3.4 for MODO Now Available


V-Ray for MODO seamlessly integrates production-proven rendering capabilities into MODO's native workflow. Choose between multicore CPU and GPU-accelerated rendering for complete creative control and fast results. Built to handle the toughest projects and biggest scenes, V-Ray for MODO will fit into any production pipeline. See why top artists and designers rely on V-Ray every day to create award-winning designs and visual effects.
 

V-Ray 3.4 for MODO

V-Ray 3.4 for MODO

 




V-Ray 3.4 for Maya
     
 
  New in V-Ray 3.4 for Maya:

V-Ray 3.4 for Maya Denoiser


New V-Ray Denoiser

Removes noise automatically, cutting your render times by up to 50% with GPU acceleration. V-Ray’s denoising technology is non-destructive, giving you the original render and the denoised version for even more control in post. Denoising can be used progressively while rendering or after rendering, with support for animation and enhanced blending between frames with the standalone denoiser tool.

Works with Maya 2017

V-Ray 3.4 now supports the new render layers and motion graphics tools in Maya 2017.

GPU rendering improvements

  • Procedural textures supported by V-Ray RT GPU can now be used as bump maps.

Aerial Perspective

  • Control the color of atmospheric haze.

Faster Global Illumination

  • V-Ray Light Cache calculations are up to 15% faster.

Textures

  • New support for VRayMultiSubtex.

V-Ray RT improvements

  • Update render regions on the fly – without restarting the render.

Availability

  • V-Ray 3.4 for Maya is a free update for all V-Ray 3.x for Maya customers.
 
     


V-Ray 3.4 for Maya
Cloud Atlas © 2013 Warner Bros. | VFX by Method Studios

V-Ray 3.4 for Maya
Rendering by Aardman


With a powerful new set of features and optimizations focused on speeding up lighting, look development and rendering workflows, V-Ray 3.4 for Maya is ready to take your VFX to the next level.

Features include:

  • Faster Ray Tracing and Rendering Performance.
  • New Progressive Image Sampler.
  • Enhanced V-Ray RT CPU and V-Ray RT GPU.
  • Optimized Hair and Fur.
  • Improved SSS with new VRaySkinMtl shader.
  • New Phoenix FD Shaders with support for OpenVDB and Field3D.
  • Max Ray Intensity, Probabilistic Light Sampling, Render Masks.
  • OpenColorIO, GGX, OpenEXR 2.2, Ptex and Alembic 1.5 compatibility.
  • Bifrost and XGen Maya 2015 support.





V-Ray 3.4 for 3ds Max / Design
     
 
  New in V-Ray 3.4 for 3ds Max:


New V-Ray Denoiser

Automatically remove noise and cut render times by up to 50% with the new V-Ray Denoiser. V-Ray's denoising technology is non-destructive, giving you the original render and the denoised version for even more control in post. Denoising can be used progressively while rendering or after rendering, with support for animation and enhanced blending between frames with the standalone denoiser tool.

Works with 3ds Max 2017

V-Ray 3.4 adds support for 3ds Max 2017 including initial support for the new Physical Material and HiDPI scaling of the V-Ray Frame Buffer. V-Ray RT now supports MultiTile and ColorMap.

GPU rendering improvements

  • Supports bump maps with procedural noise.
  • Supports orthographic cameras.
  • Track GPU memory usage directly in the V-Ray Frame Buffer.

Aerial Perspective

  • Control the color of atmospheric haze.

VR cameras

  • Now with support for top/bottom VR output.

Faster Global Illumination

  • V-Ray Light Cache calculations are up to 15% faster.

V-Ray RT improvements

  • Update render regions without restarting the render.

Improved GTR/ GGX

  • Improved performance and no "fireflies" when using GTR/GGX materials.

V-Ray Frame Buffer updates

  • Added option to automatically save completed images only to render history.
  • Added option to keep the VFB history folder relative to project path.

Availability

  • V-Ray 3.4 for 3ds Max is a free update for all V-Ray 3.0 customers.
 
     


V-Ray 3.4 for 3ds Max is the most complete lighting, shading and rendering toolkit on the market, making speed and simplicity accessible to all artists. The latest version delivers a powerful feature set, technical advances and support for open source technologies.


V-Ray 3.4 for 3ds Max
Rendering by Ramon Zancanaro

V-Ray 3.4 for 3ds Max
Rendering by Tolgahan Güngör






Learn V-Ray

Learn V-Ray

Learn V-Ray






Buy V-Ray Rental Licenses

V-Ray Rental Licenses

V-Ray Rental Licenses provide a budget friendly option with flexible rental terms such as monthly and yearly V-Ray licenses.
 
Compatibility
V-Ray for 3ds Max 3.x
V-Ray for Maya 3.x
V-Ray for NUKE 3.x
Need to rent additional Universal 3.0 Render Nodes? Click Here


Monthly Rental License



Yearly Rental License




Buy Universal V-Ray 3.0 Render Nodes

Universal V-Ray 3.0 Render Nodes

Power-up your rendering capability by adding additional Render Nodes.

Universal V-Ray 3.0 Render Nodes allow distributed and network rendering across V-Ray 3.0 products.

Compatibility
V-Ray for 3ds Max 3.x
V-Ray for Maya 3.x
V-Ray for NUKE 3.x
V-Ray Standalone 3.x


Perpetual License



Monthly Rental License



Yearly Rental License




V-Ray 3.0 for SketchUp Free Upgrade

V-Ray 2.0 for SketchUp
Now with SketchUp 2016 Support

 

Offer available for a limited time!

V-Ray 2.0 for SketchUp Update Now Available - Now with SketchUp 2016 Support
Rendering by Jack Dicker


 
  V-Ray 2.0 for SketchUp Update Now Available
 

V-Ray 2.0 for SketchUp has been updated and is fully compatible with SketchUp 2016. Along with improvements to animation and batch rendering, this free update also includes support for Skatter and ArchVision RPCs. This free download is available to all V-Ray 2.0 for SketchUp customers.

Still waiting to move up to V-Ray 2.0 for SketchUp? All V-Ray for SketchUp commercial upgrades and new seats, purchased after November 1, qualify for a free upgrade to V-Ray 3 for SketchUp when available. This free upgrade includes one workstation license plus one render node.


V-Ray 2.0 for SketchUp Now Supports SketchUp 2016
Rendering by Antonio Castro

V-Ray 2.0 for SketchUp has been updated and is fully compatible with SketchUp 2016
Rendering by Nookta




V-Ray 3.0 for Rhino Free Upgrade

V-Ray 2.0 for Rhino / SP2

 

Offer available for a limited time!

V-Ray 2.0 for Rhino Service Pack 2 Now Available

 
  V-Ray 2.0 for Rhino Service Pack 2 Now Available
 

V-Ray 2.0 for Rhino Service Pack 2 is now available for download.


V-Ray 2.0 for Rhino Service Pack 2 Now Available






V-Ray for Cinema 4D

 V-Ray for Cinema 4D

V-Ray for Cinema 4D 1.9 offers speed optimizations, improved stability, new features, new improvements and bug fixes.

V-Ray for Cinema 4D 1.9 Now Available

V-Ray for Cinema 4D 1.9 - Rendering by 3D Render and Beyond
Rendering by 3D Render and Beyond

All customers buying V-Ray for Cinema 4D now will get the coming update 3.25 for free!





V-Ray for NUKE Now Available

V-Ray for NUKE Now Available

V-Ray for NUKE introduces a new approach to lighting and compositing that integrates production-quality ray traced rendering into NUKE and NUKEX. Take advantage of V-Ray's lighting, shading, and rendering tools inside NUKE's node-based workflow. V-Ray for NUKE is compatible with V-Ray 3.0 for 3ds Max and Maya render nodes.





V-Ray 3.0 for NUKE Helicopter Scene by Anatoliy Samoylenko






MultiScatter

MultiScatter

  • New Regular Pattern algorithm with added features

    • You can now setup the initial position of the pattern

    • Random shift is now ranges from -2 to 2 (from 0 to 1 before)

    • Scale Multiplier range limit increased from 1000 to 100000

  • New non-uniform scaling feature

  • Assign object ID inside MultiScatter (only for V-Ray 3)

  • Added Depth Cueing option for Preview in point mode

  • Improved performance in viewport

  • Some Corona renderer fixes

  • Start menu location changed to "iCube R&D Group"


 
  Featuring V-Ray 3.3 for 3ds Max support and 3ds Max 2016 support
 

MultiScatter 1.3.2.3 Now Available - Supports V-Ray 3.0 and 3ds Max 2016
Rendering by Vincent Grieu

MultiScatter 1.3.2.3 Now Available - Supports V-Ray 3.0 and 3ds Max 2016
Rendering by Vincent Grieu


MultiScatter is a plug-in for 3ds max which works with V-Ray, Mental Ray, Corona and Octane rendering systems. It is possible to create complicated scenes with a huge amount of objects easy and quickly with the aid of this plug-in.






Product Spotlight
V-Ray for Revit

Now integrated into Autodesk Revit, V-Ray core rendering technology is accessible at every stage of the design process. Extend your creativity with new tools for VR output, materials and environments, without having to worry about learning a new piece of software. Revit cameras, lighting, and materials are all supported for easy adoption.

A unified visualization pipeline is now possible with support for all V-Ray design packages (SketchUp, Rhino, and 3ds Max), promoting project efficiency with reliable results across multiple platforms.


V-Ray for MODO

For studios currently using MODO or for those considering adding it to their existing toolset, V-Ray for MODO offers the opportunity to unify their rendering platform.


V-Ray for NUKE

V-Ray for NUKE unifies the pipeline between NUKE artists and 3D artists for unprecedented workflow improvements at all stages of production, while providing access to V-Ray's advanced ray tracing capabilities. V-Ray for NUKE can render Alembic caches, V-Ray Proxies and V-Ray scene files, all with complete control over lighting, shading, and render output.


V-Ray for 3ds Max / Design

V-Ray has become the top choice for fast and accurate photo-realistic rendering. Offering state-of-the-art rendering technology, V-Ray has single handedly transformed the CG industry.


MultiScatter

3ds Max Plug-in for V-Ray and Mental Ray

MultiScatter is a plug-in for 3ds max which works with V-Ray and Mental Ray rendering systems. It is possible to create complicated scenes with a huge amount of objects easy and quickly with the aid of this plug-in.


AutoGrass

Plug-in for 3ds Max and V-Ray

Autograss is your one-click grass solution for V-Ray
Select your object, click Autograss, and you're done. You've got photorealistic grass that renders in V-Ray for 3ds Max.


V-Ray for Maya

The V-Ray Rendering System offers the fastest photo-realistic rendering technology in the world. Coupled with the Maya platform, V-Ray for Maya provides an unprecedented amount of power for your advanced rendering needs.


V-Ray for SketchUp

SketchUp is one of the most widely used and easy to learn 3D Modeling software on the market today. With V-Ray for SketchUp, users now have one of the most powerful rendering tools available to visualize their models with the upmost quality and realism. V-Ray works within the SketchUp environment allowing users to be able to efficiently incorporate the task of rendering within their current workflows.


V-Ray for Rhino

Rhino users of all fields, from engineering and architecture to design and animation need a robust ray-tracing engine that enables them to bring their ideas to life quickly, easily, and cost-effectively. V-Ray for Rhino offers visualization professionals a state-of-the-art solution that generates high-quality images of unparalleled realism. Developed with Chaos Group, V-Ray for Rhino works with Robert McNeel & Associates' Rhinoceros, which is one of the most popular Windows-based NURBS modeling tools available today.


V-Ray for Cinema 4D

V-Ray for C4D brings the power of V-Ray to Cinema 4D. V-Ray offers the fastest rendering technology in the world and has single handedly transformed the architectural and advertising industry. Take your renderings to the next level with V-Ray for Cinema 4D.


V-Ray for Blender

V-Ray / Blender is an open source (GPLv2) project of V-Ray integration to Blender. It is implemented as an exporting script to V-Ray Standalone file format (.vrscene).


PDPlayer

Pdplayer is a professional image sequence player and viewer for the 3D, CG and VFX industry, created by Asynthetic and distributed by Chaos Software. It supports most industry standard file formats including EXR, HDR, DPX, CIN, R3D, TGA, SGI, IFF, PIC and VRIMG. Multiple layers can be color-corrected and composed together in real time.

Pdplayer is feature rich, fast and lightweight. It starts quickly and flips through frames with ease.