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V-Ray 5 for SketchUp beta out now

Help us perfect our boundary-pushing next-generation version of V-Ray for SketchUp. Sign up now and experience its new features before anyone else.

Join the V-Ray 5 for Cinema 4D beta

V-Ray for Cinema 4D is now available to test. Find out how its brand-new features will help you create your best renders ever.

© Hammer Chen - model by Lien Ying-Te
Phoenix FD for 3ds Max and Maya updated

Chaos Group’s fluid dynamics software has been updated. Make use of force tuning, faster particle previews and improved Sticky Liquids for quick, easy workflows.

© Thomas Klyhn Christensen
Join the V-Ray 5 for Houdini, beta

A redesigned Frame Buffer. A streamlined UI. An expansive material library. And much more! Find out how V-Ray 5’s features will redefine rendering with Houdini.

V-Ray 5 for Maya available now

Find out how V-Ray 5 for Maya will reinvigorate your rendering pipeline with Light Path Expressions, an all-new V-Ray Proxy, Layered Compositing and much more.

Lorcan O’Herlihy Architects © Brick Visual
Download the Project Lavina, beta

With its all-new animation editor, now’s the perfect time to take part in the Project Lavina, beta and explore your V-Ray scenes in fully ray-traced real-time.

Carlos Fueyo © playard studios
V-Ray for Unreal price drops with update 3

More than 50% off annual V-Ray for Unreal licenses. Plus new update includes Chaos Cloud support, smoother 3ds Max workflows, enhanced Sun & Sky and much more.

Phoenix FD 4.2 released

Latest update includes improved previews and TexUVW sims, particle shader enhancements, plus Phoenix FD for 3ds Max now supports V-Ray 5 and 3ds Max 2021.

© Toni Bratincevic
V-Ray 5 for 3ds Max launched

Light Mix. Layer Compositing. Refined material workflows. With V-Ray 5 for 3ds Max, we’ve redefined the role of a renderer in 3D workflows. Find out more.

© Gonzalo Piacentino
Experience creative freedom with V-Ray Collection

15 products. 1 license. This incredible new offering from Chaos Group includes multiple rendering and simulation tools so you can set your creativity free.

Goodbye Kansas — Cyberpunk 2077 © 2020 CD PROJEKT S.A
Join the V-Ray 5 for Maya beta

Your chance to try the latest V-Ray features, including a redesigned V-Ray Frame Buffer with light mixing and compositing, plus an all-new V-Ray Proxy node.

Mondlicht Studios © STC
Chaos Cloud updated

Revolutionary V-Ray online rendering service improved and expanded with Google Drive integration, job analytics, cost control settings and new workflow features.

Boost your productivity with V-Ray Next for Revit, update 1

Revit 2021 and NVIDIA RTX support available now in V-Ray Next for Revit, as well as all-new features to make your rendering experience smoother, easier and faster.

V-Ray 5 for 3ds Max beta launched

Experience the renderer of tomorrow right now. Sign up and try the completely redesigned Frame Buffer (VFB2), as well as the new material library with powerful tools.

We’re here to support you

We want you to know that our team is here with you during this difficult time. And we’d like to help in any way we can.

© Troll VFX
V-Ray Personal Learning Edition for Maya released

Explore and master V-Ray in your own time with a personal version of Chaos Group’s industry-standard photoreal rendering software and all-new learning resources.

© ZEILT productions - WATT frame - RTL
Announcing the V-Ray Education Collection

Broaden your horizons, unleash your creativity and deep dive into the world of 3D rendering and fluid simulation with our new educational offering.

© Wild Design Studio
V-Ray Next for Rhino, update 2 brings NVIDIA RTX card support

V-Ray Next for Rhino, update 2 includes support for NVIDIA RTX cards, easier proxy asset and material management, Rhino decals, Grasshopper optimizations and more.

Rookie Awards 2020: now live

Demonstrate your talents, gain exposure — and be in with a chance of winning some truly incredible prizes, including V-Ray licenses and Chaos Cloud credits.

© Jani Malik
V-Ray Next for SketchUp, update 2 packs full SketchUp 2020 support

V-Ray Next for SketchUp, update 2 works seamlessly in SketchUp 2020. It’s packed with new features and optimizations that make it easier, smoother and more enjoyable to create high-quality renders.

An apartment with a city view© Nikos Nikolopoulos
What to expect from the Total Chaos 2020 Masterclasses

The Total Chaos Masterclasses are a unique opportunity to boost your knowledge with expert advice from seasoned industry pros. Here’s everything you need to know.

10 reasons why you need to be at Total Chaos 2020

As the CG industry enters a new decade, we invite you to join us in Sofia this May for a celebration of the tech and people that will power tomorrow’s visuals.

An astronaut in undergrowth© Matteo Morana
See our student rendering competition winners!

Matteo Morana’s overgrown vision of earth picks up first prize. Find out more and discover other incredible work submitted to our “Undiscovered” competition.

Godzilla toy with toy soldiers© SuperBlimp
Win prizes and get what you need to speed up your render times with RTX On

NVIDIA’s RTX technology has halved SuperBlimp’s V-Ray GPU rendering times. Discover more — and win a V-Ray license and a graphics card in our giveaway.