V-Ray - Key Benefits - Quality

QUALITY

V-Ray comes with all the lighting, shading, and rendering tools you need to create professional, photoreal imagery and animation.

V-Ray - Key Benefits - Power

POWER

Built to handle your biggest projects and your toughest scenes. Render anything and everything with V-Ray..

V-Ray - Key Benefits - Speed

SPEED

Spend less time waiting and more time being creative. Deliver your best work and never miss a deadline.

V-Ray - Key Benefits - Design

CREATIVE CONTROL

V-Ray puts you in the driver seat. You’re in control. With V-Ray’s versatile features, you can choose the best approach for your scene.

V-Ray - Key Benefits - Smart Integration

SMART INTEGRATION

Work the way you want – without interruption. V-Ray’s seamless 3ds Max integration keeps your workflow fluid and smooth.

V-Ray - Key Benefits - The Industry Standard Renderer

AN INDUSTRY STANDARD

Independent artists and top studios choose V-Ray every day to create world-class designs and visual effects.

V-Ray Next for 3ds Max – Out Now

Introducing the next generation of 3d rendering. V-Ray Next Scene Intelligence delivers faster, more precise ray tracing for cleaner sampling and more accurate rendering. Overall V-Ray Next is up to 25% faster than before. And it’s up to 7x faster with the new Adaptive Dome Light.

V-Ray Next - New Features - POWERFUL SCENE INTELLIGENCE
POWERFUL SCENE INTELLIGENCE

Automatically analyzes your scene to optimize rendering, so you get the best quality in less time.

V-Ray Next - New Features - ADAPTIVE DOME LIGHT
ADAPTIVE DOME LIGHT

Faster, cleaner and more accurate image-based environment lighting. Up to 7x faster than before

V-Ray Next - New Features - POINT & SHOOT CAMERA
POINT & SHOOT CAMERA

Perfect renders are as easy as taking a snapshot with new Automatic Exposure & White Balance.

V-Ray Next - New Features - 2X FASTER GPU RENDERING
2X FASTER GPU RENDERING

Fast new GPU rendering architecture with support for more of your favorite high-end production features.

V-Ray Next - New Features - GPU VOLUME RENDERING
GPU VOLUME RENDERING

V-Ray GPU now supports blazing fast rendering of volumetric effects like smoke, fire and fog

V-Ray Next - New Features - NVIDIA AI DENOISER
NVIDIA AI DENOISER

Instantly remove noise while rendering. Based on AI-accelerated denoising technology by NVIDIA.

V-Ray Next - New Features - LIGHTING ANALYSIS
LIGHTING ANALYSIS

Accurately measure the light levels in your scene using new lighting analysis tools.

V-Ray Next - New Features - PHYSICAL HAIR MATERIAL
PHYSICAL HAIR MATERIAL

Render more realistic-looking hair with accurate highlights and melanin color controls.

V-Ray Next - New Features - POWERFUL SCENE INTELLIGENCE
V-RAY SWITCH MATERIAL

Apply several materials to the same object and select the one you want at render time.

V-Ray Next - New Features - ADAPTIVE DOME LIGHT
V-RAY PLUGIN MATERIAL & TEXTURE

Load any texture or material that’s available in V-Ray Standalone and render it in V-Ray Next.

V-Ray Next - New Features - POINT & SHOOT CAMERA
DENOISED RENDER ELEMENTS

Denoise individual render elements for added control in compositing. Supports animation.

V-Ray Next - New Features - 2X FASTER GPU RENDERING
LAYERED ALEMBIC WORKFLOWS

Supports Alembic 1.7 and layers for efficient handling and updating of Alembic data.

V-Ray Next - New Features - GPU VOLUME RENDERING
NEW V-RAY SDK

V-Ray’s core rendering engine has been optimized for extra speed and added flexibility.

V-Ray Next - New Features - NVIDIA AI DENOISER
LOCALIZED TOOLTIPS

LOCALIZED TOOLTIPS
Tooltips are now in multiple languages: Japanese, Korean, Russian, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish.

V-Ray Next - New Features - CLOUD-READY
CLOUD-READY

New utility checks your scene to see if it’s ready to render on the cloud with Linux and V-Ray Standalone.

V-Ray Next - New Features - PHYSICAL HAIR MATERIAL
METALNESS

The V-Ray Material adds support for PBR shaders with new Metalness reflection controls.

V-Ray for 3ds Max - Key Features - HIGHLY-OPTIMIZED CPU RENDERING

HIGHLY-OPTIMIZED CPU RENDERING

Render high-quality, high-resolution images and animations with V-Ray’s adaptive ray tracing technology. V-Ray uses physically-correct methods to calculate photoreal lighting, materials, and cameras. V-Ray is optimized to use all CPU cores across multiple machines for the fastest renders possible.

V-Ray for 3ds Max - Key Features - INCREDIBLY FAST GPU RENDERING

INCREDIBLY FAST GPU RENDERING

Fine tune the look of your scenes in real time with the power of GPUs. Build materials, dial in cameras, and adjust lights interactively in the viewport. Switch to Production Mode when you’re ready to render final images.

V-Ray 3.5 - Features - What's New - V-RAY IPR
V-RAY IPR

Fully interactive production rendering

V-RAY DENOISER

Automatically remove noise and cut render times by up to 50%.

V-Ray 3.5 - Features - What's New - RESUMABLE RENDERING
RESUMABLE RENDERING

Stop your render at any point and pick up where you left off.

V-Ray for 3ds Max - Key Features - GLOBAL ILLUMINATION
GLOBAL ILLUMINATION

Choose from several global illumination options – exact, approximate or a hybrid of both.

V-Ray for 3ds Max - Key Features - VARIANCE-BASED ADAPTIVE SAMPLING
VARIANCE-BASED ADAPTIVE SAMPLING

Get cleaner renders with better noise detection.

V-Ray for 3ds Max - Key Features - ACCURATE LIGHTS
ACCURATE LIGHTS

Simulate any type of natural, artificial, or image- based lighting. With area lights, sun & sky and IES lights, you can render artistically – and accurately.

V-Ray for 3ds Max - Key Features - PHOTOREAL CAMERAS
PHOTOREAListic CAMERAS

Work like a photographer. Real-world camera controls let you capture images with detailed depth of field and cinematic motion blur.

V-Ray 3.5 - Features - What's New - INTERACTIVE LENS EFFECTS
INTERACTIVE LENS EFFECTS

GPU-accelerated glare and bloom effects that can be enabled and adjusted while rendering.

V-Ray for 3ds Max - Key Features - VR & SPECIALTY CAMERAS
VIRTUAL REALITY

Experience your project in virtual reality. Create content for popular VR headsets, like Samsung Gear VR, with 6×1 and spherical stereo camera types.

V-Ray for 3ds Max - Key Features - PHYSICALLY-BASED MATERIALS
PHYSICALLY-BASED MATERIALS

Create any type of physical material. From multilayered car paint to accurate subsurface scattering, you can make any material imaginable.

V-Ray 3.5 - Features - What's New - ALSURFACE MATERIAL
ALSURFACE MATERIAL

General-purpose shader by Anders Langlands includes built-in SSS controls; popular for skin.

V-Ray 3.5 - Features - What's New - GLOSSY FRESNEL
GLOSSY FRESNEL

New, physically-accurate reflection model.

V-Ray for 3ds Max - Key Features - VRSCANS MATERIAL LIBRARY SUPPORT
VRSCANS MATERIAL LIBRARY SUPPORT

400+ scanned materials. Import and render directly in V-Ray.

V-Ray for 3ds Max - Key Features - MEMORY-EFFICIENT TEXTURES
MEMORY-EFFICIENT TEXTURES

Work with production-ready, multiresolution tiled textures from your favorite applications, like MARI, Mudbox and Zbrush.

V-Ray for 3ds Max - Key Features - TRIPLANAR MAPPIING
TRIPLANAR MAPPING

Quickly apply seamless textures without UVs.

V-Ray for 3ds Max - Key Features - ROUNDED CORNERS
ROUNDED CORNERS

Generate perfectly smooth edges at render-time with no extra modeling.

V-Ray for 3ds Max - Key Features - HAIR & FUR
HAIR & FUR

Render realistic hair efficiently and flicker-free. V-Ray includes procedural fur, optimized hair shaders, and supports 3ds Max Hair&Fur, HairFarm and Ornatrix.

V-Ray for 3ds Max - Key Features - DYNAMIC GEOMETRY
Proxy GEOMETRY

Render massive scenes with proxy objects. V-Ray proxies efficiently replace complex scene geometry and load only at render time.

V-Ray for 3ds Max - Key Features - SPECIALTY GEOMETRY
SPECIALTY GEOMETRY

Create unique geometry like infinite planes, metaballs and isosurfaces, particles and object cutaways with render-time booleans.

V-Ray for 3ds Max - Key Features - CLIPPER With RENDER-TIME BOOLEANS
CLIPPER W/ RENDER-TIME BOOLEANS

Create complex cutaways and sections using any mesh object.

V-Ray for 3ds Max - Key Features - VOLUMES
VOLUMES

Render fog, smoke and atmospheric effects that respond correctly to light. Bring in volume grid caches from Houdini, FumeFX and PhoenixFD.

V-Ray for 3ds Max - Key Features - NEW SKY MODEL & AERIAL PERSPECTIVE
NEW SKY MODEL & AERIAL PERSPECTIVE

Simulate natural looking skies with realistic atmospheric depth.

V-Ray for 3ds Max - Key Features - RENDER ELEMENTS
RENDER ELEMENTS

37 unique beauty, utility and matte passes give you more control over your rendered images for compositing.

V-Ray for 3ds Max - Key Features - V-RAY FRAME BUFFER
V-RAY FRAME BUFFER

Review, analyze and post process your renders directly in V-Ray’s advanced frame buffer. You can be sure your images will match your final output.

V-Ray Next for 3ds Max System Requirements

Processor
Intel® 64-bit or compatible processor with SSE2 support

RAM
4 GB RAM and 4 GB swap minimum – recommended 8 GB or more RAM, 8 GB or more swap file

Operating system
Microsoft® Windows® 7 (SP1), Windows 8.1, or Windows 10 Professional operating system

3ds Max
3ds Max 2013/3ds Max Design 2013 or later, 64-bit versions only

USB port
Required for hardware lock, preferably USB 2.0

TCP/IP
Only IPv4 is supported. IPv6 is currently not supported.

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Next Steps

Vray Next for 3ds Max is available as either a permanent license or a flexible, monthly or annual rental allowing you to scale your licenses to fit your needs & budget.
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