© Nmachine
© Nmachine

Professional rendering for architecture

© Ernest Koska
© Ernest Koska

Professional rendering for design & advertising

V-Ray for 3ds Max Toni Bratincevic Dominius Art Sci-Fi City© Toni Bratincevic
V-Ray for 3ds Max Toni Bratincevic Dominius Art Sci-Fi City© Toni Bratincevic

Professional rendering for visual effects

QUALITY

V-Ray comes with all the lighting, shading, and rendering tools you need to create professional, photoreal imagery and animation.

POWER

Built to handle your biggest projects and your toughest scenes. Render anything and everything with V-Ray.

SPEED

Spend less time waiting and more time being creative. Deliver your best work and never miss a deadline.

CREATIVE CONTROL

V-Ray puts you in the driver seat. You’re in control. With V-Ray’s versatile features, you can choose the best approach for your scene.

SMART INTEGRATION

Work the way you want – without interruption. V-Ray’s seamless 3ds Max integration keeps your workflow fluid and smooth.

AN INDUSTRY STANDARD

Independent artists and top studios choose V-Ray every day to create world-class designs and visual effects.

"Having 3ds Max without V-Ray is like having a car without wheels."

Marek Denko, 3D Artist

WHAT'S NEW IN V-RAY 3.6

HYBRID RENDERING

V-Ray GPU CUDA now renders on CPUs as well as GPUs, to take full advantage of all available hardware.

NVIDIA NVLINK

Supports shared GPU memory across NVLink compatible graphics cards.

Full Light Select Render Element

Now with full support for GI, reflections and refractions for accurate light mixing in post.

Free update for V-Ray 3.x for 3ds Max customers

UPDATE TO V-RAY 3.6 FOR 3DS MAX

RECENTLY ADDED IN V-RAY 3.5

V-Ray for 3ds Max GPU Improvements Mountain Slopes
IMPROVED V-RAY GPU RENDERING

Significant speed improvements and major new features added, including On-demand Mip-mapping.

V-Ray for 3ds Max Interactive Production Rendering Bee Over Flower
V-RAY IPR

Fully interactive production rendering.

V-Ray for 3ds Max Resumable Rendering
RESUMABLE RENDERING

Stop your render at any point and pick up where you left off.

V-Ray for 3ds Max Glossy Fresnel
GLOSSY FRESNEL

New, physically-accurate reflection model.

Live Virtual Reality Rendering
LIVE VR RENDERING

Render interactively to Oculus Rift and HTC Vive with V-Ray GPU.

V-Ray for 3ds Max VRscene Virtual Reality
V-RAY SCENE NODE

Import and render complete scene files created in any V-Ray application.

V-Ray for 3ds Max Interactive Lens Effects Light Bulbs Village
INTERACTIVE LENS EFFECTS

GPU-accelerated glare and bloom effects that can be enabled and adjusted while rendering.

alSurface Material
ALSURFACE MATERIAL

General-purpose shader by Anders Langlands includes built-in SSS controls; popular for skin.

V-Ray for 3ds Max Nvidia MDL Materials
MDL MATERIALS

Import and render physically-based materials created with NVIDIA’s Material Definition Language.

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KEY FEATURES

Thomas Feiner - Catapult© Thomas Feiner
HIGHLY-OPTIMIZED CPU RENDERING

Render high-quality, high-resolution images and animations with V-Ray’s adaptive ray tracing technology.

Dabarti - Countdown© Dabarti Studio
INCREDIBLY FAST GPU RENDERING

Fine tune the look of your scenes in real time with the power of GPUs. Build materials, dial in cameras, and adjust lights interactively in the viewport.

Forge & Morrow - Alfa Romeo© Forge & Morrow
ACCURATE LIGHTS

Simulate any type of natural, artificial, or image- based lighting. With area lights, sun & sky and IES lights, you can render artistically – and accurately.

Blackhaus - Interior© Blackhaus
GLOBAL ILLUMINATION

Choose from several global illumination options – exact, approximate or a hybrid of both.

© Tonic CGI
PHOTOREAL CAMERAS

Work like a photographer. Real-world camera controls let you capture images with detailed depth of field and cinematic motion blur.

Studio Aiko - Candy Bar© Studio Aiko
PHYSICALLY-BASED MATERIALS

Create any type of physical material. From multilayered car paint to accurate subsurface scattering, you can make any material imaginable.

Alessandro Bandinelli - Sax Man© Alessandro Bandinelli
MEMORY-EFFICIENT TEXTURES

Work with production-ready, multiresolution tiled textures from your favorite applications, like MARI, Mudbox and Zbrush.

Den Brooks - Forest© Den Brooks
DYNAMIC GEOMETRY

Render massive scenes with proxy objects. V-Ray proxies efficiently replace complex scene geometry and load only at render time.

Tendril - Microscope© Tendril
V-RAY FRAME BUFFER

Review, analyze and post process your renders directly in V-Ray’s advanced frame buffer. You can be sure your images will match your final output.

Learn more about Frame Buffer >

NKI - Winimax Monkey© NKI
HAIR & FUR

Render realistic hair efficiently and flicker-free. V-Ray includes procedural fur, optimized hair shaders, and supports 3ds Max Hair&Fur, HairFarm and Ornatrix.

Federico Ciavarella - Buildings Fog© Federico Ciavarella
VOLUMES

Render fog, smoke and atmospheric effects that respond correctly to light. Bring in volume grid caches from Houdini, FumeFX and PhoenixFD.

Pixomondo - Star TrekPixomondo © Paramount Pictures
RENDER ELEMENTS

37 unique beauty, utility and matte passes give you more control over your rendered images for compositing.

Variance Based Adaptive Sampling
VARIANCE-BASED ADAPTIVE SAMPLING

Get cleaner renders with better noise detection.

Automatic Sampling
AUTOMATIC SAMPLING

Save time with automatic sampling of lights and materials.

Denoised Headphones by V-Ray
V-RAY DENOISER

Automatically remove noise and cut render times by up to 50%.

Alexander Razgonyaev - Huize House© Alexander Razgonyaev
VR & SPECIALTY CAMERAS

Experience your project in virtual reality. Create content for popular VR headsets, like Samsung Gear VR, with 6x1 and spherical stereo camera types.

Triplanar Mapping
TRIPLANAR MAPPIING

Quickly apply seamless textures without UVs.

Rounded Corners
ROUNDED CORNERS

Generate perfectly smooth edges at render-time with no extra modeling.

© Thomas Deffet
SPECIALTY GEOMETRY

Create unique geometry like infinite planes, metaballs and isosurfaces, particles and object cutaways with render-time booleans.

Cake by V-Ray
CLIPPER W/ RENDER-TIME BOOLEANS

Create complex cutaways and sections using any mesh object.

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