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The V-Ray free 30 day evaluation gives you full access to the latest V-Ray for Rhino. Experience V-Ray's new user interface that was built from the ground-up with new features like quick render presets. The intuitive controls show that V-Ray Next for Rhino was built to be the fastest smartest render in Rhino. V-Ray for Rhino was also built to be faster, its twin-engine rendering architecture utilizes the latest CPU or GPU hardware. The full suite of tools and features creates a versatile experience that lets you render anything and everything - from quick conceptual designs to your most detailed 3D renders.
What it's Used For:
Easy to use: Easy to learn and easy to use, V-Ray works seamlessly with Rhino’s versatile 3D modeling tools.
Quality: V-Ray lets you render the highest quality images possible – right in Rhino.
Power: V-Ray gives you the power to render anything and everything – from quick concepts to your largest and most detailed 3D models.
Speed: Render fast, design faster. V-Ray for Rhino lets you spend more time being creative and less time waiting.
Creative control: Focus on design, with a full set of creative tools for lights, materials and rendering.
The industry standard: Top designers rely on V-Ray every day to visualize world-class products, buildings and more
With online licensing there is no wait to receive a physical dongle, and licenses can be activated in real-time once an order is processed. Online licensing is fast and secure, and your customers will be able to access their new software much faster – without the back and forth of WBC and RTU files.
V-Ray comes with two powerful rendering engines. With CPU or GPU acceleration, you can choose the fastest one for your hardware.
Render while you design. See results right away as you adjust lights, materials and cameras.
Render realistic rooms and interiors with V-Ray’s powerful and fast global illumination.
Render natural and artificial lighting with a wide range of built-in light types.
Other Key Features
Environment lighting: Light your scenes with a single high-dynamic-range image (HDRI) of its environment.
Sun & sky: Render realistic daylight for any time and any location.
Real-world cameras: Work like a photographer with controls for exposure, white balance and depth of field.
Physical materials: Create great looking materials that look exactly like the real thing.
Detailed textures: Create detailed and unique materials using texture maps or one of V-Ray’s built-in procedural textures.
Proxy objects: Add highly detailed and complex objects like grass, trees, and cars with memory-efficient proxy models.
Render elements: Render separate layers for more artistic control in your image-editing software.
Frame buffer: Track your render history and fine-tune colors, exposure, and more directly in the V-Ray Frame Buffer.
Render nodes: Give V-Ray Swarm an added speed boost with cost-effective render node licenses. Render nodes are compatible across V-Ray 3.x applications.
V-Ray Scene export: Share complete, ready-to-render V-Ray Next for Rhino files with any V-Ray Next or higher application.
Designer-friendly user interface for faster and easier workflows.
Select from over 500 drag and drop materials to speed up your next project.
Render with maximum power using V-Ray’s new simple and scalable distributed rendering.
Automatically remove noise and cut render times by up to 50%.
Render virtual reality content for popular VR headsets.
Render quick cutaways and cross sections with V-Ray Clipper.
Add depth to your images with realistic atmospheric effects.
Grass & fur
Create realistic grass, fabrics and carpet with V-Ray Fur.
V-Ray Next is here!
• The latest update introduces RTX support, Decals support, and a number of useful improvements for easier geometry and material management. V-Ray for Grasshopper also incorporates numerous tweaks to improve the workflow between Rhino and Grasshopper.
• Geometry Type icons added to the Asset Editors Geometry list. The icons identify the geometry type even if a custom name has been used.
• Light Type icons added to the Asset Editors Light list. These icons identify the light source type and enable or disable the light.
• Side-by-side stereo output layout implemented.
• Directionality parameter added to the Light Rectangle light source. This allows you to narrow the light and focus its direction.
• Object as Clipper allows you to clip with a custom geometry (NURBS or mesh).
Please make sure that your system fulfills these requirements before installing V-Ray. For additional information on hardware, see the Hardware Recommendations article.
1st Gen Intel® Core™ or compatible processor with SSE4.2 support (x64).
4 GB RAM and 4 GB swap minimum – recommended 8 GB or more RAM, 8 GB or more swap file.
V-Ray Vision requires a Graphic card with DirectX 11 or DirectX 12 and Shader Model 5.0 capabilities
The following table shows the versions of Rhinoceros 3D and the operating systems on which V-Ray is supported. Note that V-Ray is only supported for 64-bit operating systems and 64-bit versions of Rhino.
Version of Rhino
Supported Operating System
Rhino 6 (v6.29.20238 or later)
Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 Professional
Rhino 7 (7.0.20314 or later)
Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 Professional
Customer support is available only for V-Ray 5 and V-Ray Next (V-Ray 4). Earlier versions are no longer supported.
V-Ray Next for Rhino, update 2 — Now available
V-Ray Next for Rhino, update 1 – What's new
V-Ray Next for Rhino – Now available
V-Ray Next for Rhino – GPU Rendering
V-Ray Next for Rhino – Automatic Exposure and White Balance
V-Ray Next for Rhino – Adaptive Dome Light
V-Ray Next for Rhino – Denoising
V-Ray Next for Rhino – Grasshopper
V-Ray for Rhino — Webinar: Project from Start to Finish