Free V-Ray for 3ds Max webinar: Beyond rendering

Watch the recording
© Toni Bratincevic
© Toni Bratincevic

V-Ray 5 for 3ds Max

Go beyond rendering
Try freeBuy now

The world's most complete 3D rendering software for high-end visualization and production.

V-Ray for 3ds Max is a production-proven rendering software. Known for its versatility and ability to handle any type of project — from massive, dynamic scenes having thousands of lights to a sublime still life — it is the go-to solution for artists and designers across 3D industries.  


Award-winning rendering technology for any project.

For truly photorealistic renders, you want a raytracer that’s built for quality, optimized for speed, and ready to scale. V-Ray gives you the power to work with lightning-fast interactive and heavyweight production rendering—all while getting the most from your CPU and GPU hardware.

ScanlineVFX © Twentieth Century Fox
© Uniform

Built to handle your toughest scenes.

When you’re working with the biggest scene you’ve ever seen, you need a renderer that won’t let you down. Billions of polygons? Thousands of lights? V-Ray can handle it all. Render anything and everything with V-Ray. Adaptive Lights, Proxy Objects, Distributed Rendering — an arsenal of production-proven features when you need them.

See all features >

Post-process your renders without the need of a separate tool.

V-Ray equips you with a complete set of lighting, shading, and rendering tools—all integrated with 3ds Max. The redesigned V-Ray Frame buffer with light mixing and layered compositing means you only need to use one tool for more than just rendering — no need to go back and forth between different apps.

See what's new >

© Mondlicht Studios

Free up your machine with quick and easy cloud rendering.

Turn your computer into a supercomputer with easy access to cloud rendering directly from V-Ray. Keep working on your designs and render on the cloud.

Learn more about Chaos Cloud >

Work seamlessly with other software.

V-Ray is compatible with all the most popular 3ds Max plugins — Substance, Forest Pack, Railclone, Ornatrix, Tyflow, Phoenix FD, and more. V-Ray is also the perfect fit for any pipeline with support for open standards such as Alembic, OSL, OpenColorIO, and now ACEScg.

© Den Brooks

What's new



V-Ray 5 for 3ds Max brings a modern and efficient material library workflow, faster look-development with material presets and flexible post-processing features that save you time and let you go beyond just rendering. 

See what's new >

Now part of the V-Ray Collection

The ultimate 3D rendering and simulation toolset



Key features

Check out the list of versatile features available in
V-Ray for 3ds Max.

See all features >

© Dabarti Studio

Showcase

Case studies









Pricing

List prices do not include taxes. 

Add more render power

ADD RENDER NODES

Need more render power? See pricing for cost-effective V-Ray Render Nodes.

RENDER WITH CHAOS CLOUD

Need a supercomputer?
Benefit from fast and simple rendering.
Try Chaos Cloud >

FIND A RENDER FARM

Tight deadline? Find an authorized V-Ray render farm.

TRY V-RAY FOR 3DS MAX

Get a free full-featured V-Ray trial. Tech support included.
Get started