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V-Ray for Maya


V-Ray for Maya is one of the latest developments by Chaos Group. Developed to meet the needs of the most demanding VFX & Film studios around the world, the rendering engine delivers uncompromised stability, interactivity, ease of use and unprecedented speed.
Now, V-Ray for Maya enables the rendering of even larger scenes with greater complexity and artists can rely on a faster rendering process.
The comprehensive list of features provided by V-Ray for Maya includes CarPaint Material, V-Ray Light Select Render Element, PText texture, true 3D Motion Blur, Sun & Sky procedural lighting system, Physical camera for matching live footage, and many others.
V-Ray for Maya became a renderer of choice of numerous renowned studios such as Method Studio, Zoic Studio, Lux VFX, The LAB NYC and many others. For less than two years since its official release V-Ray has been used as a major rendering tool in the latest award winning films and productions.

V-Ray 2.0 for Maya Key Features

General Overview

Here are some of the key features of the new V-Ray 2.0 for Maya. To enjoy the full list of improvements and videos, please click here.

VRayCarPaintMtl - create stunning car paint shaders complete with base, flake and coat layers.

Ptex textures - with V-Ray 2.0 you can stop worrying about UV coordinates and use PTex textures.

VRayLightSelect Render Element - extract the contribution of each light to the scene and compose all the lights back together and change their intensity in real time in any compositing software.

Pricing & Upgrade Policy

Chaos Group products are licensed per machine and with one V-Ray for Maya license you can start and use V-Ray GUI and tools inside Maya platform, start one local render job, speed up rendering with up to 10 render slaves for Distributed rendering using V-Ray Standalone, speed up rendering with up to 10 render nodes using Maya batch. Also you can do everything that 10 Standalone licenses allow you.

Educational Policy

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.

The new version is also available for purchase from any authorized Chaos Group reseller. All current customers with the educational version of V-Ray 1.5 for Maya are entitled to a free upgrade to V-Ray 2.0 starting May 4th, 2011.

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
2.
V-Ray 2.0 for Maya EDU

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):


1.
University Bundle V-Ray 2.0 for 3ds Max EDU + Pdplayer

2.
University Bundle V-Ray 2.0 for Maya EDU + Pdplayer

3.
University Bundle V-Ray 2.0 for 3ds Max EDU + V-Ray 2.0 for Maya EDU + Pdplayer

System requirements

A SSE2- capable processor (Intel Pentium IV or later);

2 GB RAM minimum;

A supported operating system:

Microsoft® Windows® XP Professional (SP2 or higher), 32-bit or 64-bit versions;

Microsoft® Windows Vista® Business (SP1 or higher), 32-bit or 64-bit versions;

Microsoft® Windows 7® 32-bit or 64-bit;

Fedora™ or compatible distributions;

Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® 5.3 WS (64-bit);

Apple® Mac OS® X 10.4.9 or higher for CPU rendering;


  • Note: MAC versions of V-Ray 2.0 for Maya 2008, 2009 and 2010 doesn't support GPU rendering



Apple® Mac OS® X 10.6.5 or higher for CPU and GPU rendering;

    Supported platforms

Maya 2008 (32- or 64-bit);

Maya 2009 (32- or 64-bit);

Maya 2010 (32- or 64-bit);

Maya 2011 (32- or 64-bit);

Maya 2012 (32- or 64-bit);

More information can be found  at Chaos Group

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