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V-Ray Next for SketchUp, update 1 released

V-Ray Next for SketchUp, update 1 offers a feature-packed boost with deeper SketchUp integration, performance optimizations and even more streamlined workflows.

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V-Ray Next for Rhino, update 1 released

V-Ray Next for Rhino, update 1 is packed with performance optimizations, UI and workflow improvements, and powerful new functionality for V-Ray for Grasshopper.

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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.

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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.

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.

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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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.

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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.

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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

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It's Here: V-Ray Next for 3ds Max

Smarter, faster and more powerful than ever before.

Chaos Group at FMX 2018

PIXOMONDO, RealtimeUK and Cube Creative join us for V-Ray Day — plus HP Mars project blasts off!

V-Ray 3.7 for Nuke
V-Ray for Nuke Update Launched

New! Progressive rendering, realistic hair, and support for Nuke 11.1.

V-Ray for Rhino — updated for Rhino 6

Plus, how to make the most of V-Ray for Grasshopper

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V-Ray for Unreal: Beta Begins

Experience V-Ray scenes in real-time, and ray trace images directly from Unreal.

V-Ray 3.6 for Modo Out Now

Unleash your creativity and bring projects to life.

Is there life on Mars? V-Ray docks with HP’s out of this world design competition

Artists, designers, and architects invited to envisage a colony on the red planet.

V-Ray 3.6 for Revit — out now

We’ve added the best of V-Ray to Revit, so you can design faster

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Join us for Total Chaos

Brand new event unites the art, science and technology of computer graphics

V-Ray 3.6 for Rhino Now Available
V-Ray 3.6 for Rhino has arrived

Powerful GPU rendering, smart hybrid GPU + CPU rendering, and more awesome features available now

2017 Architectural Visualization Technology Report Launched

Which challenges does the architecture industry face? How important are VR and cloud rendering? Find out in our report.

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Full support for SketchUp 2018 in V-Ray 3.6 for SketchUp

Powerful GPU and new hybrid rendering hit SketchUp

CL3VER 30-day Trial Available

Display 3ds Max V-Ray scenes in your browser with a single click.

V-Ray 3.6 for Nuke
More lighting options with V-Ray 3.6 for Nuke

Plus Cryptomatte IDs and support for Nuke 11

V-Ray 3.6 for Maya is here

Render faster and composite better with major update.

Render Legion and Corona Join Chaos Group Family

Chaos Group and Render Legion, the makers of Corona Renderer, join forces.

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Presenting V-Ray 3.5 for Revit

Revit 2018 support + Adaptive Lights for faster renders.

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V-Ray 3.6 for 3ds Max Introduces Hybrid Rendering

Major update includes improved compositing output and 3ds Max 2018 support.

V-Ray 3.5 for Modo Unleashed

Huge update includes supercharged rendering, and support for Modo 11.

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V-Ray AppSDK — Now Available

Integrate the power of V-Ray into any application.

Chaos Group at FMX 2017

Unit Image, Dabarti, Scanline and more join Chris and Vlado for digital arts festival

V-Ray 3 for Rhino - Out Now

Find out how easy it is to create great-looking renders right in Rhino

V-Ray 3.5 for Maya - Out Now

Fast adaptive lights and major GPU rendering improvements available in latest update

V-Ray for NUKE 3.5
V-Ray 3.5 for NUKE - Update Out Now

New! Try NUKE’s most powerful renderer free for 30 days

Phoenix 3 for Maya webnews
Phoenix FD 3 for Maya – Now Available

Fire, Smoke, Liquid and Ocean Simulations Now Possible Directly in Maya

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V-Ray 3 for SketchUp is here

The all-new V-Ray 3 for SketchUp has been redesigned for architects who want to focus on design without all the technical settings.

V-Ray 3.5 for 3ds Max – Now Available

V-Ray 3.5 for 3ds Max is here, and it’s fast. Our new Adaptive Lights algorithm speeds renders up to seven times faster on some scenes. If you’re a V-Ray 3.x customer, this update is free and available now.

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Chaos Group and Adobe Bring Photoreal Rendering to Graphic Designers

Adobe’s new 3D application Project Felix integrates V-Ray rendering technology.

V-Ray wins Academy Award

Chaos Group founder Vlado to be presented with Sci-Tech plaque.

Watch CG Garage - LIVE! with Tim Miller and Joe Kosinski

“Deadpool” and “Oblivion” directors help CG Garage celebrate its centennial episode

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Phoenix FD 3.0 for Maya Beta - Now Open

Experience the future of fluid dynamics

V-Ray for MODO 10.2 Update - Now Available

Now for MODO 10.2

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Chaos Group's New Partnership with CL3VER

Partnership will add V-Ray fidelity to browser-based presentations

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V-Ray 3 for Revit - Available Now

Create amazing architecture and design imagery quickly and easily.

Join the V-Ray 3 for Rhino Beta

Experience the future of Rhino today.

V-Ray 3 for SketchUp Beta – Now Available

Try exciting new features before anyone else.

VRscans Library for 3ds Max - Now Available

400+ photoreal materials at your fingertips

AEC Magazine's V-Ray for Revit Preview

How Chaos Group’s sought-after architectural renderer will reshape the industry.

Phoenix FD 3.0 for 3ds Max - Now Available

New FLIP liquid solver, improved smoke & fire highlight this new release.

Chaos Group shares Architosh’s Best of Show Award

Chaos Group, CL3VER, IrisVR and Avail jointly collect prestigious prize.

Available now – V-Ray 3.4 for 3ds Max and Maya

Free updates are now available for V-Ray 3.x for 3ds Max and V-Ray 3.x for Maya customers.

V-Ray for MODO – Now Available

Announcing V-Ray for MODO. Seamlessly integrated CPU and GPU rendering for MODO artists and designers.

V-Ray for Revit public beta 2 now available

A major update to the V-Ray for Revit public beta is now available.

Chaos Group announces a new material scanning technology

VRscans set to revolutionize digitization of physical objects and textures.

V-Ray Days @ SIGGRAPH 2016

Chaos Group return to SIGGRAPH with the ever popular V-Ray Days.

V-Ray 3.3 for Maya is here, and it’s fast

V-Ray 3.3 for Maya is here, and it’s fast.

V-Ray 3.3 for NUKE is here

The latest update to V-Ray for NUKE is now available – and more powerful than ever.

V-Ray 3.3 for 3ds Max now available

We’ve released another big update to V-Ray for 3ds Max that will render most scenes up to 20-50% faster.

V-Ray for Revit public beta now available

Yesterday at Autodesk University, we announced the release of the V-Ray for Revit public beta.

Phoenix FD 2.2 now available for 3ds Max 2016

A free update is now available for Phoenix FD.

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SketchUp 2016 support now in V-Ray 2.0

V-Ray 2.0 for SketchUp has been updated and is fully compatible with SketchUp 2016.

V-Ray for NUKE has launched

V-Ray for NUKE introduces a new approach to lighting and compositing.

V-Ray 3.1 for Maya now available!

Today, we announce the immediate availability of V-Ray 3.1 for Maya.

V-Ray 3.2 for 3ds Max now available

Our latest free update to V-Ray for 3ds Max is now available.

V-Ray for NUKE beta – new update available!

V-Ray for NUKE beta – new update available.

V-Ray 3.0 for 3ds Max SP1 Now Available

V-Ray 3.0 for 3ds Max Service Pack 1 is now available for download.

V-Ray 3.0 for Softimage SP1 Available

V-Ray 3.0 for Softimage SP1 is here!

V-Ray 2.0 for Rhino Service Pack 2

A new update to V-Ray 2.0 for Rhino is now available.

It's time to update your V-Ray license server

We've updated the V-Ray license server for all products.

Chaos Group at FMX 2015

We'll be at FMX 2015 for the 20th anniversary of Europe’s most influential conference for animation, effects, games, and transmedia.