V-Ray Next for 3ds MaxEdu License delivers faster ray tracing, cleaner sampling and more accurate rendering. That means you work smarter — not harder — by automating steps that used to take up valuable time.
Quality - V-Ray comes with all the lighting, shading, and rendering tools you need to create professional, photoreal imagery and animation.
Power - Built to handle your biggest projects and your toughest scenes. Render anything and everything with V-Ray.
Speed - Spend less time waiting and more time being creative. Deliver your best work and never miss a deadline.
Creative Control - V-Ray puts you in the driver seat. You're in control. With V-Ray's versatile features, you can choose the best approach for your scene.
Smart Integration - Work the way you want – without interruption. V-Ray's seamless 3ds Max integration keeps your workflow fluid and smooth.
An Industry Standard - Independent artists and top studios choose V-Ray every day to create world-class designs and visual effects.
Powerful Scene Intelligence
Adaptive Dome Light
Point & Shoot Camera
2X Faster GPU Rendering
GPU Volume Rendering
Nvidia AI Denoiser
Physical Hair Material
V-Ray Switch Material
V-Ray Plugin Material & Texture
Denoised Render Elements
Layered Alembic Workflows
Highly-Optimized Ray Tracing
Powerful GPU Rendering
Interactive Lens Effects
Educational License Features
V-Ray Next for 3ds Max1-Year Edu (Student) License by Chaos Group.
V-Ray for 3ds Max for Students: Advanced Ray-Tracing for 3ds Max. Includes 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 V-Ray Next for 3ds Max Webinar from Novedge
Novedge Webinar #294: V-Ray NEXT for 3ds Max: The Next Generation of Rendering by Anastasia Zhivaeva
V-Ray Free Trial Software Download
Download and test V-Ray before you make your purchasing decision.
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.