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Phoenix FD 4 beta© Daniel Trbovic
Test drive the Phoenix FD 4 beta right now

Strap in for the ride of your life and experience new features, including Voxel and Particle Tuners, Active Bodies and Tex UVW, ahead of everyone else.

Thomas Dubois V-Ray for Cinema 4D© Thomas Dubois
V-Ray for Cinema 4D — now compatible with Cinema 4D R21

Free update includes more V-Ray tools and support for the latest version of Cinema 4D. Plus, find out what’s coming next in V-Ray for Cinema 4D.

See the future of real-time ray tracing in this new Project Lavina video

Animation support, NVIDIA RTX GPU scaling, a new noise algorithm plus more expand Lavina, the world’s most realistic real-time ray tracer.

Thriving on Chaos: V-Ray, Corona and Lavina at SIGGRAPH 2019

Get all the latest V-Ray news, Corona updates and highlights from Chaos’ new real-time ray tracer, Lavina — plus the full scoop from Total Chaos @ SIGGRAPH 2019.

V-Ray for Unreal webinar — watch now!

The latest V-Ray for Unreal update is packed with great new features. Join CG Specialist Valentin Yovchev to discover how to make the most of them.

V-Ray for Unreal, update 1 released

Unreal native materials now supported in V-Ray for Unreal, plus viewport rendering, memory and speed optimizations, and compatibility with Unreal Engine 4.22.

Total Chaos: the keynote

Chaos Group launched its second annual computer graphics conference with a keynote focused on research, community support and the latest product news.

Total Chaos: The Masterclasses recap

Ahead of the main conference, Chaos Group hosted a series of tutorials hosted by industry pros from Pixar, WeWork and many more. Find out how it went down.

V-Ray Next for Maya, update 1 out now

Includes Maya 2019 compatibility, new memory management features and improved light sampling, plus optimizations to take your workflow to the next level.

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V-Ray Next for Modo now available

Calling all Modonauts! The most powerful V-Ray ever is out now for Modo. Discover how GPU optimizations and new materials can quickly deliver amazing results.

Over 1,000 scans for your designs

VRscans now has over 1,000 physically scanned, ultra-realistic materials thanks to new fabrics and leathers from Handy Living and Townsend Leather.

© Federico Fernandez & Andrea Montis
V-Ray Next for Rhino Out Now

V-Ray becomes project control center and expands capabilities of Rhino and Grasshopper with photorealistic rendering, scene intelligence and asset management.

EVE Images © GSP Städtebau
Chaos Cloud now available

Tap the unlimited power of cloud computing and experience fast, easy rendering of even your most complicated jobs. Try it now and get 20 free credits.

© David Santos
V-Ray Next for SketchUp is here

A renderer four years in the making. Experience V-Ray’s smartest and most powerful photorealistic rendering in your favorite design program — without any fuss.

© Alex Maltsev
Total Chaos 2019 announced

It’s back! Join us May 16 – 18 and experience the spectacular fusion of art + technology. Secure your place – and save money – with our early bird ticket offer

© Jak Pagan
Announcing the Winners of Our Student Rendering Competition!

Jak Pagan’s “Capsule” picks up grand prize in future-themed V-Ray and Corona art contest. See the winning entry, and find out about the awesome runner-ups.

Scanline VFX — The Meg © Warner Bros. Ent. All rights reserved.
V-Ray Next for 3ds Max, Update 1 out now

Find out how our brand new Viewport IPR, more accurate lens effects and GPU rendering improvements can help you create your best work in no time.

V-Ray for Unreal unleashed

V-Ray just got Unreal. Discover how real-time and ray tracing together in a single pipeline will revolutionize the way you visualize and work.

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Chaos Group welcomes V-Ray for Cinema 4D to the family

V-Ray for Cinema 4D, the leading VFX and motion graphics renderer, is now an official Chaos Group product. Here’s what you need to know and how to migrate.

V-Ray Next for Maya has landed. And it’s up to 7x faster.

Smarter, faster, more powerful rendering is here: V-Ray Next for Maya boasts scene intelligence and faster production rendering for high-end VFX and animation.

Federico Ciavarella - Buildings Fog© Federico Ciavarella
Join the V-Ray Cloud Beta and try free rendering

Chaos Group’s cloud service combines powerful tech with a simple interface, so you can render your most complex scenes at the push of a button. Sign up for the beta, and enjoy free rendering for a limited time.

V-Ray for Houdini Beta Launched

Destruction has never looked prettier. Sign up now to see how V-Ray can make the do-it-all 3D animation software even better.

V-Ray Next now available in V-Ray App SDK

Tap into the power of our smartest 3D rendering software ever.

V-Ray for Revit Updated

Fully interactive rendering, Revit 2019 support, and more now in V-Ray for Revit