Built to meet the creative demands of CG artists and designers, V-Ray 3.0 for 3ds Max is a comprehensive physically-based lighting, shading, and rendering toolkit with seamless integration into Autodesk 3ds Max. Focused on artist productivity and modern CG workflows, V-Ray 3.0 introduces a powerful set of new features and improvements.

For over a decade Chaos Group’s flagship rendering software, V-Ray, has set the standard for speed, reliability, ease of use, and render quality. Here are the top features included in V-Ray, soon to become an integral part of your workflow.

Streamline setup time- V-Ray RT

Available in V-Ray for 3ds Max, Maya, and Rhino

Simplify the creation of highly detailed and multi-layered car paint materials- VRayCarPaintMtl

Available in V-Ray for 3ds Max, Maya, and Softimage

Achieve new levels of realism- Dispersion

Available in V-Ray for 3ds Max, Maya, Softimage, and Rhino

VRayLightSelect Render Element

Available in V-Ray for 3ds Max, Maya, and Softimage

VRayHairMtl- Render hair and fur quickly and easily

Available in V-Ray for 3ds Max, Maya, and Softimage

Lens Analysis Tool

Available in V-Ray for 3ds Max, Maya, and Softimage

VRayPtex node for Autodesk Maya- next-generation texturing tools

Available in V-Ray for 3ds Max, Maya, and Softimage

VRayStereoscopic Helper for 3ds Max- optimize your stereoscopic pipeline

Previous Updates:

What’s new in build 3.00.08

Modified Features

  • V-Ray scene converter: Added option to convert the standard cameras to V-RayPhysicalCamera
  • V-Ray Quick Settings: Added preset delete button
  • VRayDistanceTex: Replaced the texmap preview in the material editor slot with a generic and faster rendering one
  • VRayFastSSS2: Added color mode control
  • VRayHairMtl: Added light_multiplier parameter
  • VRayOSLMtl/VRayOSLTex: Added support for tweak parameters tooltips display in material editor
  • VRayOSLMtl/VRayOSLTex: The default file extension is .osl
  • VRayProxy: Added support for UV channels with negative indices

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