V-Ray for 3ds Max
for 3ds Max
is the core development of Chaos Group, which allows users to quickly
and easily create realistic images while giving them full control
over the 3D production process.
V-Ray 2.0 for 3ds Max is a fast rendering solution, which combines the power of the distinguished V-Ray rendering engine with the flexibility and unprecedented speed of the interactive rendering system V-Ray RT, now running on GPUs.
V-Ray 2.0 for 3ds Max Key Features
The V-Ray rendering system has a rich set of features. Please be aware that every feature is a subject to change without advanced notice. Here are some of the key features of the new V-Ray 2.0 for 3ds Max.
VRayCarPaintMtl - create stunning car paint shaders complete with base, flake and coat layers.
VRayLightSelect Render Element - become a master of lighting with the new VrayLightSelect feature and extract the contribution of each light to the scene or compose all the lights back together and change their intensity in real time in any compositing software.
VRayMultiSubTex - use this V-Ray specific texture to assign different textures based on object ID.
Pricing & Upgrade Policy
Chaos Group products are licensed per machine and with one V-Ray for 3ds Max license you can start and use V-Ray GUI and tools inside one 3ds Max platform, start one local render job, start Network rendering with unlimited render slaves using “3dsmaxcmd.exe” or job manager like Backburner, start up to 10 slaves for Distributed rendering using V-Ray DR spawner.
Chaos Group Educational Policy is designed to meet the various educational needs of both the institutions and students at a preferable price. An educational institution, or a student/staff member at the institution, may use our Educational licenses for educational purposes only and not for commercial for-profit work, transfer, or resale.
V-Ray 2.0 Educational Upgrade Pricing is applicable to all licenses purchased before 1st January 2010.
Student/Teacher Educational license
A "Student/Teacher“ is a person who can confirm enrollment/employment at a degree-granting educational institution. Students and staff must present current student ID or current proof of employment at the educational institution to purchase a license. Students and staff may purchase up to 1 (one) license from the options below:
1. V-Ray 2.0 for 3ds Max EDU license –
2. V-Ray 2.0 for Maya EDU license
3. Student Bundle V-Ray 2.0 for 3ds Max EDU + V-Ray 2.0 for Maya EDU
Universities/Educational Institutions licenses
"Universities/Educational institutions" are defined as those dedicated to education, including a public or private, school or a two-year or four-year college or university or career school that is accredited by a state or other appropriate governmental agency or organization. An educational institution is not a government or nonprofit agency, a commercial customer, a corporate training environment, or other training program or center that serves commercial or professional customers. Universities/Educational institutions must purchase software with documentation issued by the institution. The following Bundles are available to Educational institutions under our Educational Policy (the minimum amount per order is 2 university bundles):
Volume discounts are available only for purchases of 5 or more university bundles.
• A computer with 3ds Max (Design) 9 or later or Autodesk VIZ 2005/2006/2007/2008, 32- or 64-bit versions.
• Windows XP or Windows Vista, Windows 7, 32- or 64-bit versions (64-bit is recommended);
• Intel Penium IV or compatible processor with SSE2 support (dual Pentium IV or AMD Opteron or later recommended);
• 128 MB RAM and 350 MB swap minimum - recommended 4 GB or more RAM, 4 GB or more swap file.
• Autodesk® 3ds Max® version 9.0 or later