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V‑Ray3.0 Academic for Softimage
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V-Ray3.0 Academic for Softimage
1 year Student License
USB dongle included

V-Ray3.0 Academic for Softimage -- 1 year Student License -- USB dongle included

The newest addition to rendering solutions!

Built on V-Ray's core platform of rendering speed, stability, and quality, V-Ray 3.0 for Softimage Workstation is an advanced rendering solution for the VFX and animation industries. V-Ray for Softimage includes ICE support, efficient Global Illumination, versatile shaders, and much more.

New in Version 3.0

Progressive Image Sampler
Faster feedback for artists with this powerful upgrade to the path-tracing engine. V-Ray 3.0 for Softimage also allows you to cache scene assets between renders for even faster iterations.
New Skin Shader
V-Ray 3.0 for Softimage introduces the VRaySkinMtl. With artist-friendly controls, the VRaySkinMtl is a dedicated skin shader with built in Subsurface Scattering and layered reflections.
Render Mask
Render Mask uses an object selection, include/exclude list, or texture map to control the exact pixels to be rendered.

Key Features

Shading with V-Ray for Softimage
Create materials quickly and efficiently using VRay Materials, and simplify the creation of complex, layered materials with the V-Ray Blend and V-Ray Car Paint Materials.
Render Elements
Take control of your compositing workflow using the expansive list of Render Elements.
V-Ray Proxy
Manage scene memory and efficiently render massive amounts of geometry using V-Ray Proxy objects.
Hair & Fur Shading
Render hair and fur with unprecedented quality, control, and speed with the VRayHairMtl shader.

Chaos Group Company Overview

Chaos Group provides innovative rendering solutions for the media, entertainment, and design industries. For over a decade the flagship rendering software, VRay, has set the standard for speed, quality, reliability and ease of use, and it has become the rendering engine of choice for renowned international studios. The company proudly supports the 3D community through a suite of software solutions: V-Ray for Autodesk 3ds Max, V-Ray for Autodesk Maya, V-Ray for Autodesk Softimage, V-Ray for Rhino, V-Ray for SketchUp, Phoenix FD for Autodesk 3ds Max, Phoenix FD for Autodesk Maya, and Pdplayer.

Educational License Features

V-Ray3.0 Academic for Softimage 1 year Student License unites the rendering workflow for VFX and animation studios.
With support for Softimage's award-winning ICE system, dynamic geometry, and V-Ray Proxy objects, V-Ray3.0 Academic for Softimage supports the size and complexity of even the most demanding scenes.
V-Ray3.0 Academic for Softimage's physically based toolset, including versatile shaders, lights, and cameras, makes it possible to standardize rendering workflow with the quality, speed, and stability of the V-Ray core.

Key Features of V-Ray3.0 Academic for Softimage:

  • Render particles, strands, hair, and geometry produced by Softimage's award-winning ICE system.
  • Manage scene memory and efficiently render massive amounts of geometry with V-Ray Proxy.
  • Render dynamic geometry such as displacement, proxy objects, fur, and hair.
  • Use all geometry animation and deformations applied through animated parameters and key frames, the Animation Mixer, and ICE-based simulations.
  • Create materials based on physical properties using V-Ray's versatile shaders.
  • Use built-in Render Tree procedural shaders, computational, and logic nodes.
  • Simplify the texturing process and eliminate the need to assign UVs using Ptex.
  • Simplify the creation of complex multi-layered automotive paints using the VRayCarPaintMtl.
  • Render hair and fur with unprecedented control, quality, and speed using the VRayHairMtl.
Lights & Illumination
  • Create realistic illumination using physically-based lights, including IES lights and texture-mapped area lights.
  • Emulate real-world atmospheric lighting conditions using the V-Ray Sun and Sky system.
  • Create simple, artifact-free image-based lighting using the Dome Light.
Cameras & Optics
  • Render true 3D motion blur using the V-Ray Physical Camera.
  • Create fast and accurate depth of field with bokeh effects using the V-Ray Physical Camera.
  • Import displacement maps from Nuke to match lens distortion.
Softimage Supported Features:
  • ICE support - render geometry produced by the award-winning Softimage ICE system, including particles, strands, hair, ICE-managed color arithmetic, all fully animated.
  • Animated parameters - V-Ray will efficiently render Softimage objects with animated parameters and an arbitrary number of keyframes. All geometry modifications and many color-oriented animatable parameters are supported.
  • Strong render tree support - V-Ray supports dozens of the procedural shader node types for the Softimage render tree, and new ones are added on a regular basis and made available through service packs.
  • Weightmaps - apply transformations to geometry or color attributes of a scene on a per-vertex basis with full support for Softimage weightmaps.
  • V-Ray Sun and Sky - create realistic outdoor scenes with physically accurate lighting and atmosphere effects, while maintaining control over rendering times.

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Proof of Academic Status Requirements
An educational institution, or a student/staff member at the institution, may use V-Ray Educational licenses for educational purposes only and not for commercial for-profit work, transfer, or resale.

Student/Teacher Educational license

A "Student/Teacher" is a person who can confirm enrollment/employment at a degree-granting educational institution. Students and staff must present current student ID or current proof of employment at the educational institution to purchase a license.

Universities/Educational Institutions licenses

"Universities/Educational institutions" are defined as those dedicated to education, including a public or private, school or a two-year or four-year college or university or career school that is accredited by a state or other appropriate governmental agency or organization. An educational institution is not a government or nonprofit agency, a commercial customer, a corporate training environment, or other training program or center that serves commercial or professional customers. Universities/Educational institutions must purchase software with documentation issued by the institution.

Sending the Proof

Information regarding where to send your Proof of Educational Status will be automatically e-mailed to you upon receipt of your order. You can also check our Educational Orders FAQ.

Technical Support

Novedge does not provide technical support for educational versions of the software. If you need technical support please refer to the manufacturer website for additional information.

Installation Requirements

In order to work properly, your copy of V-Ray3.0 Academic for Softimage — 1 year Student License — USB dongle included requires Softimage.
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