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, V-Ray Next for Maya is a full suite of physically-based lighting, shading and rendering tools tightly integrated into Autodesk Maya. 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.
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.
Powerful CPU Rendering
Incredibly Fast GPU Rendering
VRscans Library Support
Efficient Textures from top applications MARI, Mudbox and Zbrush.
Hair & Fur
Full Light Select Render Element
V-Ray Frame Buffer
Educational License Features
V-Ray Next for Maya1-Year Edu (Student) License by Chaos Group.
V-Ray for Maya for Students: Interactive rendering on GPU and enhanced functionality. One floating user license, one floating render node license.
Proof of Academic Status
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 ourEducational 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.
Latest Webinar From Novedge
Novedge Webinar #314: Boost your Workflow with V-Ray NEXT for Maya, with Anastasia Zhivaeva
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Recommended System Specification
Manufacturer's system requirements are generally the bare minimum that you need to run the software and insufficient for effective and productive operation of the product.
Our suggested "real world" mid-range desktop system key specifications to properly run V-Ray are as follows:
CPU: Intel Core i5
Graphics Card: NVIDIA QUADRO P620
Hard Drive: 500GB NVMe
Operating System: Windows 10 Pro
Novedge, in partnership withHigh Speed Computing, can also provide the perfect hardware for your design needs,pre-installed with your software, at a very competitive price. Contact us to discuss custom-configured workstations and laptops.