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Upgrade to V-Ray Next for Maya

V-Ray for Maya: The World's Most Powerful 3D Renderer Brings you Fluid Dynamics. Add-on to an existing dongle. For Online Licenses or Dongle Activation.

With powerful V-Ray Scene Intelligence, fully redesigned IPR, and 2X faster GPU production rendering, V-Ray Next is smarter, faster, and more powerful than ever. Built to meet the creative demands of CG artists and modern production pipelines, Upgrade to V-Ray Next for Maya From V-Ray 3.0 for Maya + Phoenix FD 3.0 is a full suite of physically-based lighting, shading and rendering tools tightly integrated into Autodesk Maya. Upgrade to V-Ray Next for Maya focuses on artist productivity and delivers a powerful new set of features and improvements to speed up lighting, look development and rendering workflows.

Tutorial: GPU workflow

What's New

  • Adaptive Dome Light - Faster, cleaner and more accurate image-based environment lighting based on V-Ray Scene Intelligence.
  • Faster IPR - Redesigned IPR for faster feedback and continuous updates.
  • Ai Denoiser In Viewport IPR - The NVIDIA AI denoiser is now available for interactive rendering with V-Ray IPR in the viewport.
  • Debug Shading/Isolate Selected - Quickly isolate selected textures and materials to help debug large shading networks in IPR.
  • Playblasts With Viewport IPR - Create high-quality previz and animation tests via Playblasts with Viewport IPR.
  • 2X Faster GPU Rendering - Fast new GPU rendering architecture that now supports more high-end production features.
  • GPU Volume Rendering - V-Ray GPU now supports blazing fast rendering of volumetric effects like smoke, fire and fog.
  • GPU Bucket Rendering - Adds support for Cryptomatte render elements.
  • Physical Hair Material - Render more realistic-looking hair with accurate highlights and new glint and glitter controls.
  • Metalness - The V-Ray Material adds support for PBR shaders with new Metalness reflection controls.
  • Toon Shader - Easily create non-photorealistic, cartoon and cel-shading effects. Now with new options for advanced line control.
  • V-Ray Layered Texture - This powerful tool layers textures with blend modes and individual masking controls.
  • Layered Alembic Support - Now supporting Alembic 1.7 and layers for efficient handling and updating of Alembic data.
  • V-Ray Cloud - Now in open beta. Render scenes directly to the cloud with a push of a button.

Key Features

Powerful CPU Rendering
Highly-optimized, adaptive ray tracing for the best combination of fast rendering and superior image quality.
Incredibly Fast GPU Rendering
Get an additional speed boost with GPU-accelerated look development and final frame rendering.
Hybrid Rendering
V-Ray GPU CUDA now renders on CPUs as well as GPUs, to take full advantage of all available hardware.
Resumable Rendering
Stop your render at any point and continue where you left off.
Adaptive Lights
Fast new lighting algorithm that speeds up rendering in scenes with many lights.
Accurate Lights
Render natural, artificial and image-based lighting with a wide range of light types, shapes and controls.
Global Illumination
Choose from ray traced and hybrid global illumination methods for the perfect balance of quality and speed.
Physical Cameras
Simulate any camera and lens with controls for exposure, depth of field and motion blur.
Physical Materials
Create physically-based materials with multiple layers – now with GTR/GGX shading for great looking reflections.
Unique Shaders
Choose from a collection of specialty and purpose-built shaders for SSS, skin, hair and more.
Alsurface Material
General-purpose shader with layered SSS and glossy fresnel reflections — popular for skin.
MDL Materials
Now supporting NVIDIA's universal Material Definition Language format.
VRscans Library Support
Compatible with over 600 ultra-realistic scanned materials.
Rounded Corners
Generate perfectly smooth edges at render-time with no extra modeling.
Triplanar Mapping
Quickly apply seamless textures without UVs.
Efficient Textures
Work with multi-resolution tiled textures from top applications MARI, Mudbox and Zbrush.
Proxy Objects
Fit massive scenes into memory and cut render times using load-on-demand proxy objects.
Hair & Fur
Render realistic hair with support for Maya hair and fur, XGen, Ornatrix, Shave and a Haircut, and Yeti.
Volumes
Render optimized volumetric effects and import OpenVDB files from Realflow and Houdini.
Denoiser
Automatically remove noise and cut render times by up to 50%.
Render Elements
Output a complete set of beauty, utility, and matte passes for total control in compositing.
Full Light Select Render Element
Render individual lights or groups of lights as separate render elements for accurate light mixing in post.
Cryptomatte
Automatically generate ID mattes with support for transparency, depth of field and motion blur.
V-Ray Frame Buffer
Track render history, fine tune colors, and match final output with advanced color management.

This Product is Also Known As

  • V-Ray Next for Maya

  • V-Ray for Maya

  • V-Ray 3.0 for Maya

This Bundle Includes

Chaos Group
Phoenix FD 3.0 for Maya
Workstation Lic. (Includes 1 Sim Node)
Phoenix FD for Maya: Simulate smoke, fire, liquids, splashes, and foam. Includes 1 GUI + 1 Sim Node. For Online Licenses or Dongle Activation.830Add to Cart Product 7669
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Chaos Group
Upgrade to V-Ray Next for Maya
From V-Ray 3.0 for Maya
V-Ray Next for Maya : Upgrade V-Ray for Maya to the latest version. The serial number of your V-Ray USB dongle is required.580Add to Cart Product 10188

Installation Requirements

In order to work properly, your copy of Upgrade to V-Ray Next for Maya — From V-Ray 3.0 for Maya + Phoenix FD 3.0 requires 64-bit Autodesk Maya versions 2014 or later and/or
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