V-Ray Cinema 4D Educator License
The product is identical to the V-RAY for Cinema 4D full version but can only be used for educational use, no “commercial” or professional work allowed. The teacher license is valid for one year. Proof of educational status required. Any upgrades within the year are included free of charge.
V-Ray | Cinema 4D Student Academic License
V-Ray 3.7 for Cinema 4D is an industry standard for rendering including architectural design projects and visual effects. V-Ray's large range of tools
allow artists and designers to have complete creative control over their design process. The student license is valid for one year. Proof of educational status required.
V-Ray comes with all the lighting, shading and rendering tools you need to create professional, photoreal imagery and animation.
Built to handle your biggest projects and your toughest scenes — render anything and everything with the power of V-Ray.
Spend less time waiting and more time being creative. Deliver your best work and never miss a deadline.
V-Ray puts you in the driver’s seat. Take control with V-Ray’s versatile features and choose the best approach for your scenes.
DEEP CINEMA 4D INTEGRATION
V-Ray’s ultra-deep Cinema 4D integration keeps your workflow fluid, smooth and combines the best of both worlds.
Join independent artists and top studios across the globe using V-Ray daily to create world-class designs and visual effects.
GPU + CPU RENDERING
Optimized CPU rendering in V-Ray for Cinema 4D provides all-new speeds, plus enjoy blazing-fast GPU rendering for previews and final-frame renders. V-Ray’s feature-full production toolset delivers high-quality, physically accurate images and animation.
V-Ray’s automated sampling with variance-based adaptive ray-tracing offers dramatically improved workflow and eliminates the need for fine-tuning complex settings. Just choose the GI engine type, render time — and render! And enjoy the instant feedback via V-Ray’s progressive rendering.
ACCURATE LIGHTING & GLOBAL ILLUMINATION
V-Ray uses physically accurate ray tracing to precisely calculate lights and real-world reflected lights and global illumination. Choose from precise path tracing, approximate — or use a hybrid of both
PHYSICALLY BASED MATERIALS
V-Ray for Cinema 4D offers real-world and multi-layered BRDFs for the creation of physically accurate materials. V-Ray’s special BRFD materials give you access to all the tools you could need.
V-Ray’s real-world camera system lets artists work like photographers to achieve realistic depth-of-field and cinematic motion blur. You can also output to virtual reality with the VR 360 stereo camera.
NEW UV MANAGER & TRIPLANAR MAPPING
The new UV manager brings UV channels to Cinema 4D, allowing artists to use unlimited UVs per shader for complete UV-mapping control. Or, use Triplanar mapping for texturing without UVs.
POWERFUL PROXY OBJECTS & INSTANCING
V-Ray Proxy objects replace complex scene geometry and load only at render time. And for added realism, you can add random material variations to V-Ray Proxy objects and render instances.
NEW SKY MODELS & FASTER VOLUME RENDERING
V-Ray offers several sky models for the realistic lighting of scenes — including Hosek sky with atmospheric haze. Volumetric environment fog now renders even faster to help you quickly generate clouds, volume lights and more.
MAXON HAIR, FUR & GRASS SUPPORT
V-Ray for Cinema 4D supports Maxon Hair via V-Ray’s memory-efficient hair procedurals, as well as V-RayFur. The V-Ray Hair BRDF also provides physically accurate hair shading for great-looking results.
NEW VFB: LUT CONTROL, DENOISER & LENS EFFECTS
The advanced V-Ray Frame Buffer offers high-level tools including color correction, exposure, white balance, LUT support, V-Ray Lens Effects
REAL-TIME CLIPPER & RENDER-TIME BOOLEANS
V-Ray boasts a real-time clipper allowing you to cut geometry — even proxies, multiple times — and offers an option to use custom geometry for Booleans. Architectural section renderings are now a breeze!
EXTENDED RENDER ELEMENTS & ID PASSES
V-Ray offers an extensive set of render elements and object/material ID selection channels via its multipass feature for professional post-production pipelines. Rendering lights on separate layers
V-RAY DISTRIBUTED RENDERING
With V-Ray’s Distributed Rendering, you can use the power of multiple machines working together to render images even faster.
Own an older version of V-Ray for C4D? Learn about migrating to the new version here.
V-Ray for Cinema 4D v3.7 is compatible with versions R18–R20 of Cinema 4D.
Special pricing for educators is available for most versions of V-Ray, PhoenixFD, and VRScans, and is for a single one year license. Upgrades are included over the course of the year. Faculty will need to provide a document of current employment at an educational institution to purchase a license.
Teachers currently employed (full-time or as a visiting lecturer) by an accredited academic institution qualify for academic pricing.
Proof of Educator Status
As an individual who is an employee, or independent contractor, working for a government accredited educational institution you are eligible for special discounted prices of V-Ray.
Proof of Educator status:
A valid faculty ID which includes name, date, and a photo.
If you don't have a current ID, you can provide a valid photo ID and evidence of current employment, such as:
• A document confirming your employment at the educational institution
• An official letter verifying your employment
• A screenshot of
* The following products are available to educators: V-Ray for Autodesk 3DS Max, V-Ray for Autodesk Maya, V-Ray for SketchUp, V-Ray for Rhino, V-Ray for Revit, V-Ray for MODO, V-Ray for Nuke, V-Ray for Unreal, Phoenix FD for 3ds Max, Phoenix FD for Maya,
* The number of academic licenses of any product is limited to one per educator.
*The V-Ray academic license can only be used for educational purposes and cannot be transferred.