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 MayaWorkstation License 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
In order to work properly, your copy of V-Ray Next for Maya — Workstation License requires 64-bit Autodesk Maya versions 2014 or later and/or
Autodesk Maya 2020 Maya 2020 1-Year: Begin your journey into the world of 3D graphics and animation.
Support & Maintenance
A V-Ray Next for Maya major version has active SOFTWARE SUPPORT & MAINTENANCE from its release date to the following next major release date. During the SOFTWARE MAINTENANCE stage Chaos Group will:
Release minor updates including patches, bug fixes, service packs, enhancements, new minor features, and platform compatibility updates.
Provide support and technical assistance to clients.
Provide software builds for download.
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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.