V-Ray for Houdini

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Production-proven CPU & GPU rendering for high-end VFX and animation.


Built to handle the most demanding projects and visual effects pipelines.


Highly optimized adaptive ray tracing for superior speed and scalability.

Creative control

Full suite of lighting, shading and rendering tools for complete creative control.

Smart integration

Seamless Houdini integration and compatibility with other V-Ray applications.

Industry standard

Academy Award®-winning renderer used on over 200 feature films.

What's new.

Update 2 with Houdini 19 support.


V-Ray 5, update 2 includes a fully-featured V-Ray Hydra delegate for Solaris and support for Houdini 19. You can take advantage of the new V-Ray Decal to easily add stickers, labels, cracks, stains, scratches, and more to your projects. Plus, the latest hair improvements let you render blond, gray, white, and other bright hair colors more accurately.

V-Ray for Solaris

V-Ray 5, Update 1 introduced the V-Ray Hydra delegate to Houdini. In this update, we’ve added support for AOVs, volumetric effects, and batch rendering with the Hydra delegate through Husk. We’ve also implemented many features and speed improvements.

Houdini 19 support

Houdini 19 introduces many workflow improvements for layout and rendering that are now fully supported by V-Ray.

V-Ray Decal

Apply decals to any surface without altering the underlying material or adding UVs. The new V-Ray Decal makes it easy to add stickers, labels, cracks, stains, scratches, and more.

Hair improvements

Render blond, gray, white, and other bright hair colors more accurately with the updated V-Ray Next Hair Material.

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