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Powerful rendering for the Blender community.


Production-ready ray traced rendering with a suite of tools to create professional imagery and animation.


Multicore-accelerated rendering for optimized speed and scalability.


Built to handle the absolute toughest projects and biggest scenes.

Creative control

V-Ray® for Blender's versatile feature set puts you in complete control.

Industry standard

Top artists & studios use V-Ray every day to create world-class artwork.

Open source

The V-Ray for Blender plugin is free and available on Github. A V-Ray Render Node license is all you need to render.


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Blender and V-Ray for Blender are free, open-source products licensed under the GNU General Public License.
To render with V-Ray in Blender you need V-Ray Standalone which is part of a V-Ray Render Node license. 

See full system requirements.
To try V-Ray for Blender you need to download and install the latest official version of V-Ray for Blender with the account supplied to you by Chaos or your reseller.

What is V-Ray Standalone?

V-Ray Standalone is a full-featured command-line renderer that supports V-Ray’s native .vrscene file format.
V-Ray Standalone supports V-Ray's complete feature set including CPU & GPU rendering capabilities.

Additional notes:

Some features and third-party plugins cannot be exported to V-Ray Scene (.vrscene) files.
V-Ray Standalone does not currently support GPU rendering on Apple® Mac OS©.
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