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Smarter, faster and more powerful rendering than ever before
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Introducing the next generation of rendering.

With powerful V-Ray Scene Intelligence, fully redesigned IPR, and 2X faster GPU production rendering, V-Ray Next is smarter, faster, and more powerful than ever.

QUALITY

Production-proven ray traced rendering with a full suite of tools to create professional photoreal imagery and animations.

POWER

Built to handle the absolute toughest projects and largest scenes.

SPEED

Multicore CPU and GPU-accelerated rendering engines for optimized speed and scalability.

CREATIVE CONTROL

Real-time look development with interactive lighting, shading and rendering.

SMART INTEGRATION

Integrated seamlessly into Maya and designed to fit any production pipeline.

AN INDUSTRY STANDARD

Top artists and studios rely on V-Ray for Maya to create award-winning animation & visual effects.

WHAT'S NEW

V-Ray Next for Maya — Now Available
Adaptive Dome Light

Faster, cleaner and more accurate image-based environment lighting based on V-Ray Scene Intelligence.

Faster IPR

Redesigned IPR for faster feedback and continuous updates.

AI denoiser in Viewport IPR

The NVIDIA AI denoiser is now available for interactive rendering with V-Ray IPR in the viewport.

Debug shading/Isolate selected

Quickly isolate selected textures and materials to help debug large shading networks in IPR.

Playblasts with Viewport IPR

Create high-quality previz and animation tests via Playblasts with Viewport IPR.

2x faster GPU rendering

Fast new GPU rendering architecture that now supports more high-end production features.

GPU Volume Rendering

V-Ray GPU now supports blazing fast rendering of volumetric effects like smoke, fire and fog.

GPU bucket rendering

Adds support for Cryptomatte render elements.

© Ian Spriggs
Physical hair material

Render more realistic-looking hair with accurate highlights and new glint and glitter controls.

Metalness

The V-Ray Material adds support for PBR shaders with new Metalness reflection controls.

Toon shader

Easily create non-photorealistic, cartoon and cel-shading effects. Now with new options for advanced line control.

V-Ray Layered Texture

This powerful tool layers textures with blend modes and individual masking controls.

Layered Alembic support

Now supporting Alembic 1.7 and layers for efficient handling and updating of Alembic data.

V-Ray Cloud

Now in open beta. Render scenes directly to the cloud with a push of a button. Learn more >

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TURN YOUR COMPUTER INTO A SUPERCOMPUTER

Simple, fast cloud rendering. From V-Ray.

KEY FEATURES

V-Ray for Maya CPU Rendering© Daniel Kho
POWERFUL CPU RENDERING

Highly-optimized, adaptive ray tracing for the best combination of fast rendering and superior image quality.

V-Ray for Maya GPU Rendering© Method Studios
INCREDIBLY FAST GPU RENDERING

Get an added speed boost with GPU-accelerated look development and final frame rendering.

Hybrid rendering

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

V-Ray for Maya Resumable Rendering
Resumable rendering

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

V-Ray for Maya Adaptive Lights
Adaptive Lights

Fast new lighting algorithm that speeds up rendering in scenes with many lights.

V-Ray for Maya Accurate Lights© Daniel Kho
Accurate lighting

Render natural, artificial and image-based lighting with a wide range of light types, shapes and controls.

V-Ray for Maya Global Illumination© Aardman
GLOBAL ILLUMINATION

Choose from ray traced and hybrid global illumination methods for the perfect balance of quality and speed.

V-Ray for Maya Physical Cameras© Mat Monro
PHYSICAL CAMERAS

Simulate any camera and lens with controls for exposure, depth of field and motion blur.

V-Ray for Maya Physical Materials© Jean-Michel Bihorel
Physical materials

Create any type of physically-based material with multiple layers.

V-Ray for Maya Unique Shaders© Ian Spriggs
unique shaders

Choose from a collection of specialty and purpose-built shaders for SSS, skin, hair and more.

V-Ray for Maya alSurface
AlSurface material

General-purpose shader with layered SSS and glossy fresnel reflections — popular for skin.

MDL Materials

Now supporting NVIDIA’s universal Material Definition Language format.

V-Ray for Maya Rounded Corners
ROUNDED CORNERS

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

V-Ray for Maya Triplanar Mapping
TRIPLANAR MAPPING

Quickly apply seamless textures without UVs.

V-Ray for Maya Efficient Textures© Paul Paulino
efficient textures

Work with multi-resolution tiled textures from top applications MARI, Mudbox and Zbrush.

V-Ray for Maya Proxy ObjectsDigital Domain © Summit Entertainment
PROXY OBJECTS

Fit massive scenes into memory and cut render times using load-on-demand proxy objects.

V-Ray for Maya Hair & FurDigital Domain © Disney
hair & fur

Render realistic hair with support for Maya hair and fur, XGen, Ornatrix, Shave and a Haircut, and Yeti.

V-Ray for Maya VolumesMr. X © Sony Pictures
volumes

Render optimized volumetric effects and import OpenVDB files from Realflow and Houdini.

V-Ray for Maya Denoiser
DENOISER

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

V-Ray for Maya Render ElementsMethod Studios © Warner Bros.
Render elements

Output a complete set of beauty, utility, and matte passes for total control in compositing.

Full Light Select Render Element

Render individual lights or groups of lights as separate render elements for accurate light mixing in post.

Cryptomatte

Automatically generate ID mattes with support for transparency, depth of field and motion blur.

V-Ray for Maya Frame Buffer© Yuki Sugiyama
V-Ray frame buffer

Track render history, fine tune colors, and match final output with advanced color management.

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CASE STUDIES

V-Ray allowed us to render some seriously dense meshes, and still gave us the control we needed to iterate quickly. V-Ray is fast and stable, and rendering is never an issue, which speaks to the strength of the software.

Kirk Shintani, Head of 3D, a52

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