The Ultimate Rendering Software for Animation and Visual Effects
Chaos V-Ray® stands as the industry's most comprehensive rendering software, catering to the specific requirements of 3D artists seeking a swift and adaptable rendering solution designed for production efficiency. Irrespective of the project's scale or complexity, V-Ray consistently delivers top-tier performance precisely when it is needed most.
Curious which V-Ray version works best for you? Click below for our helpful V-Ray guide.
V-Ray Solo - Annual
Includes V-Ray for 3ds Max, V-Ray for Maya, V-Ray for SketchUp, V-Ray for Rhino, V-Ray for Revit, V-Ray for Cinema 4D, V-Ray for Unreal, V-Ray for NUKE, V-Ray for Houdini and the incredible library of 3D assets within Chaos Cosmos.
V-Ray Premium - Annual
Includes V-Ray for 3ds Max, V-Ray for Maya, V-Ray for SketchUp, V-Ray for Rhino, V-Ray for Revit, V-Ray for Cinema 4D, V-Ray for Unreal, V-Ray for Nuke, V-Ray for Houdini and the incredible library of 3D assets within Chaos Cosmos. Also included are floating licenses for Chaos Phoenix, Chaos Player, and Chaos Scans along with 20 free Chaos Cloud Credits.
Bundle V-Ray Solo or V-Ray Premium with Autodesk Maya
Acclaimed Emmy and Academy Award-Winning Rendering Technology
Chaos® V-Ray® boasts a legacy of excellence, having garnered both Emmy and Academy Awards for its exceptional rendering capabilities. For over a decade, the world's foremost studios have relied on V-Ray to render more than 400 television series and feature films. In 2017, V-Ray was honored with a Sci-Tech Academy Award for its pioneering contributions to photorealistic visual effects, and in 2021, it earned an Engineering Emmy for advancing the use of fully ray-traced rendering.
Scalable High-Performance Rendering
Leverage the full potential of your hardware with V-Ray's production-proven rendering that seamlessly scales across multiple CPUs, GPUs, or a combination of both. You can even distribute the rendering of a single image across multiple machines, streamlining your workflow and reducing rendering times.
Seamless Integration with Your Pipeline
V-Ray seamlessly integrates with Maya and your studio pipeline. This includes support for MASH, Bifrost-USD, MayaUSD, as well as compatibility with your favorite Maya plugins, such as Golaem, Massive, Ornatrix, Chaos Phoenix, Yeti, and more. V-Ray for Maya aligns with industry standards like ACEScg, Alembic, OpenVDB, and OpenColorIO.
Effortless Deployment and Customization
Deploying V-Ray on Windows, macOS, or Linux networks is straightforward, offering flexible licensing options to cater to your specific needs. The bundled V-Ray Standalone efficiently renders scenes directly with V-Ray, ideal for headless render-farm nodes. Additionally, V-Ray for Maya includes two software development kits for customized rendering workflows, including the V-Ray SDK (C++) for creating custom shaders and the V-Ray App SDK (Python) for crafting personalized pipeline tools.
Bring Your Concepts to Life with Unprecedented Speed
V-Ray 6, Update 1 introduces a suite of potent creative tools while significantly accelerating the rendering process. Populate any scene with millions of objects effortlessly using Chaos Scatter in a memory-efficient manner. Unleash your artistic vision with the new Custom Light Decay option. Easily achieve the ideal glossiness for your character's skin. Experience up to seven times faster rendering for the initial pixel and up to three times faster rendering for previews and look development, enhancing your workflow efficiency. Access more data for scene optimization and a wealth of additional features.