Training Center's access to educational licenses

Overview and eligibility


Our educational policy is designed to help you use the latest V-Ray technology in classrooms and training centers. Training centers that conduct V-Ray training as part of their programs, or host V-Ray dedicated short or long-term programs, or which would like to include V-Ray in their courses, are eligible to buy educational licenses after a short approval process. Chaos Group educational licenses provide the same functionality as commercial ones, but can only be used for educational purposes, and should not be used for commercial (for-profit) work of any kind.


Easy Process


  • Fill-in the application form
  • Expect approval within 5 working days
  • Receive financial documentation and submit payment
  • Get activated your 1-year educational licenses



Simple and flexible pricing. Our application form includes an easy-to-use calculator to help you work out your total amount. Orders of 15 or more licenses for a single platform are eligible for a 10% discount on the total. When you buy 30 or more licenses for a single platform, the discount is 20%.

V-Ray for Education key features


  • Affordable pricing: Educational V-Ray licenses offer an 80% or above discount compared to commercial pricing. Additional volume discounts are available for educational institutions purchasing over 15 licenses for a V-Ray Edu product
  • Flexible and simple licensing: Mix and match V-Ray products and platforms across the Chaos Group portfolio to fit your exact needs. The same low price for all CG products across all platforms. Add additional seats and platforms at any time
  • Access to latest technology: Free upgrades to the latest builds for the duration of the license
  • Fully functional software: Chaos educational licenses are on par with commercial ones – without watermarks or restricted functionality
  • Commercial level technical support: You’ll receive the same level of service as our commercial customers.


The following 1 year term licenses are available to training centers:


  • V-Ray for Autodesk 3DS Max
  • V-Ray for Autodesk Maya
  • V-Ray for Sketch-up
  • V-Ray for Rhino
  • V-Ray for Revit
  • V-Ray for MODO
  • V-Ray for Nuke


Online Licensing


With online licensing, there is no wait to receive a physical dongle, and licenses can be activated in real-time. Online licensing is fast and secure, and you will be able to access the new software much faster – without the back and forth of WBC and RTU files.

See Licensing and Pricing FAQs


Training center access to educational licenses – important information:


By following few easy steps, your request will be evaluated and your purchase of educational licenses will be approved. Simply follow these steps:

  • Apply and submit the Training Center’s access to educational licenses application form
  • The evaluation will be based on the information that we collect both from your application and web site regarding the courses you offer
  • Use the calculator in the application form to choose the number of licenses for your training facility and curriculum. The minimum purchased quantity is six licenses.
  • If your application has been successful, we’ll email you confirmation within five working days. Upon approval, you will be able to finish your purchase
  • If approved, the confirmation e-mail will include an attached proforma invoice, based on the number of licenses requested
  • Once we receive payment, your licenses will be activated for one year
  • If you’d like to renew your licenses after a year, you’ll need to repeat the evaluation process. We’ll require from you information how the V-Ray educational licenses have been used, information on your courses, and the number of trained students. This is also a chance for you to give us feedback on our educational products

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