V-Ray 3ds Max

Introducing the next generation of rendering.

V-Ray Next Scene Intelligence delivers faster ray tracing, cleaner sampling and more accurate rendering. That means you work smarter — not harder — by automating steps that used to take up valuable time.

  • Quality
    V-Ray comes with all the lighting, shading, and rendering tools you need to create professional, photoreal imagery and animation.
  • Power
    Built to handle your biggest projects and your toughest scenes. Render anything and everything with V-Ray.
  • Speed
    Spend less time waiting and more time being creative. Deliver your best work and never miss a deadline.
  • 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.
  • Smart Integration
    Work the way you want – without interruption. V-Ray’s seamless 3ds Max integration keeps your workflow fluid and smooth.
  • An Industry Standard
    Independent artists and top studios choose V-Ray every day to create world-class designs and visual effects.

Features

  • Highly-optimised Ray Tracing
    Render professional-quality, photorealistic images and animation with V-Ray’s adaptive ray tracing technology.
  • Powerful GPU Rendering
    V-Ray GPU CUDA now renders on CPUs as well as GPUs, to take full advantage of all available hardware.
  • V-Ray IPR
    Fully interactive production rendering.
  • V-Ray Denoiser
    Automatically remove noise and cut render times by up to 50%.
  • Resumable Rendering
    Stop your render at any point and pick up where you left off.
  • Global Illumination
    Choose from several global illumination options – exact, approximate or a hybrid of both.
  • 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.
  • Photorealistic Camera
    Real-world camera controls let you work like a photographer. Render images with detailed depth of field and cinematic motion blur.
  • Interactive Lens Effects
    Instantly add GPU-accelerated glare and bloom for added photorealism. Fine-tune lens effects interactively while you render.
  • Memory-Efficient Textures
    Work with production-ready, multiresolution tiled textures from your favorite applications, like MARI, Mudbox and Zbrush.
  • Physically-based Materials
    Create any type of physical material. From multilayered car paint to accurate subsurface scattering, you can make any material imaginable.
  • Virtual Reality
    Experience your project in virtual reality. Create content for popular VR headsets with 6×1 cubic and spherical stereo camera types.
  • Alsurface Material 
    General-purpose shader by Anders Langlands includes built-in SSS controls; popular for skin.
  • Specialty Geometry
    Create unique geometry like infinite planes, metaballs and isosurfaces, particles and object cutaways with render-time booleans.
  • 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.
  • Volumes
    Render fog, smoke and atmospheric effects that respond correctly to light. Bring in volume grid caches from Houdini, FumeFX and PhoenixFD.
  • Render Elements
    37 unique beauty, utility and matte passes give you more control over your rendered images for compositing.
  • 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.

System Requirements

  • A computer with 64-bit Autodesk® 3ds Max® or 3ds Max Design ® versions 2011 or later;
  • Microsoft Windows 10, Microsoft Windows 8 Pro 64, Microsoft Windows 7 Professional x64, Microsoft Windows Vista Business x64 (SP2 or higher), Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 (SP3 or higher);
  • Intel® Pentium® 4 (64bit) or equivalent AMD® 64 processor with SSE2 technology or newer;
  • 4 GB RAM (8 GB or higher recommended).
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What’s new

V-Ray Next for 3ds Max — Now Available

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.

adaptive dome light

Adaptive Dome Light

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

Powerful Scene Intelligence

Powerful Scene Intelligence

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

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