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V-Ray for 3ds Max Student/Teacher

V-Ray for 3ds Max is the most complete, comprehensive lighting, shading and rendering toolkit available - making speed and simplicity accessible to all artists. This latest V-Ray release offers user a powerful feature set with technical advances and support for open source technologies. V-Ray for 3ds Max enables artists to quickly and easily create realistic images, while giving them ultimate control over the 3D production process. Take a look at some of the most valued new features, and discover the lasting impact industry-leading V-Ray will have on your creative process.

Features of V-Ray for 3ds Max

What's New?

V-Ray has added a lot of enhancements and included additional features to make your rendering workflow even more effortless. Let your creativity come to life with these incredible new additions!

  • Adaptive Dome Light: Faster, cleaner and more accurate image-based environment lighting. Up to 7x faster than before.
  • Powerful Scene Intelligence: Automatically analyzes your scene to optimize rendering — so you get the best quality in less time.
  • Point & Shoot Camera: Perfect renders are as easy as taking a snapshot with new Automatic Exposure & White Balance.
  • 2X Faster GPU Rendering: Fast new GPU rendering architecture with support for more of your favorite high-end production features.
  • GPU Volume Rendering: V-Ray GPU now supports blazing fast rendering of volumetric effects like smoke, fire and fog.


V-Ray for 3ds Max Key Features:

NVIDIA AI DENOISER - Instantly remove noise while rendering. Based on AI-accelerated denoising technology by NVIDIA.

LIGHTING ANALYSIS - Accurately measure the light levels in your scene using new lighting analysis tools.

PHYSICAL HAIR MATERIAL - Render more realistic-looking hair with accurate highlights and melanin color controls.

V-RAY SWITCH MATERIAL – Apply several materials to the same object and select the one you want at render time.

V-RAY PLUGIN MATERIAL & TEXTURE - Load any texture or material that’s available in V-Ray Standalone and render it in V-Ray Next.

DENOISED RENDER ELEMENTS - Denoise individual render elements for added control in compositing. Supports animation.

LAYERED ALEMBIC WORKFLOWS - Supports Alembic 1.7 and layers for efficient handling and updating of Alembic data.

INTERACTIVE LENS EFFECTS - Instantly add GPU-accelerated glare and bloom for added photorealism. Fine-tune lens effects interactively while you render.

RENDER ELEMENTS - 37 unique beauty, utility and matte passes give you more control over your rendered images for compositing.

HAIR & FUR - Render realistic hair efficiently and flicker-free. V-Ray includes procedural fur, optimized hair shaders, and supports 3ds Max Hair&Fur, HairFarm and Ornatrix.

PROXY GEOMETRY - Render massive scenes with proxy objects. V-Ray proxies efficiently replace complex scene geometry and load only at render time.

SPECIALTY GEOMETRY - Create unique geometry like infinite planes, metaballs and isosurfaces, particles and object cutaways with render-time booleans.

VOLUMES - Render fog, smoke and atmospheric effects that respond correctly to light. Bring in volume grid caches from Houdini, FumeFX and PhoenixFD.

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Student Pricing:

Student Annual License

(This is a license only. Includes 1 Floating User License and 1 floating render node license.)

Part# STU-V-Ray-3ds


Teacher / Faculty Pricing:

Educator Annual License

(This is a license only. Includes 1 Floating User License and 1 floating render node license.)

Part# FAC-V-Ray-3ds


System requirements:

  • A computer with 64-bit Autodesk® 3ds Max® or 3ds Max Design ® versions 2011 or later;
  • Microsoft Windows 8 Pro х64, Microsoft Windows 7 Professional x64, Microsoft Windows Vista Business x64 (SP2 or higher, Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 (SP3 or higher);
  • Intel® Pentium® 4 (64bit) or equivalent AMD® 64 processor with SSE2 technology or newer;
  • 4 GB RAM (8 GB or higher recommended).

Supported platforms:

  • 64-bit Autodesk® 3ds Max® or 3ds Max Design ® versions 2011 or later

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