Excited to take an early look at V-Ray 6 for Maya?
Join our beta program now to explore all that’s new and help us make this our best version yet. Unleash your creative potential with powerful tools that allow you to build anything imaginable — faster than ever before. Create intricate geometric patterns for your close up shots, or craft just the right cloudy sky for your environment with just a few clicks. Shade faster, monitor and manage your rendering performance. Elevate your HDRI environment renders. And so much more.
Create anything imaginable
Apply intricate geometric patterns across surfaces as many times you like, at no extra memory cost. Create beautiful chain mail, fences, knitted fabrics, fences, and much more in just a few clicks.
You can now use V-Ray Decal to add displacement to any surface for even more realistic cracked walls, rocks, embossed lettering, and more.
Finite Dome light mode
Elevate your HDRI environment renders with the new, more flexible ground projection capabilities of the V-Ray Dome Light. Set the scale of a dome light, and have full control over blend settings with the new finite mode.
Shade faster and better
Thin Film Layer
Create realistic soap bubbles, oil spills, and more with the new Thin Film option in the V-Ray Material.
Enhanced V-Ray Material energy preservation
Render even more physically accurate rough metals and other reflective surfaces with enhanced V-Ray Material energy preservation.
Get reports on the time spent calculating materials in your scenes. Paired with the memory tracker, you now have a complete toolset for monitoring and managing rendering performance.
Experience a USD workflow that’s smoother than ever. Export V-Ray Materials as USD Preview Surfaces and display V-Ray assets in non-V-Ray viewports. Plus more.
VFB Panorama Viewer
You can now preview your spherical panorama renders while rendering, right from your V-Ray Frame Buffer.
Composition Guides Layer in VFB
Fine-tune your scenes’ compositions without a separate application. With customizable overlays, the new composition guides layer in the VFB allows you to easily experiment and enhance your image compositions. Find out more at V-Ray Frame Buffer Layers.
Enhanced Chaos Cloud experience
Submitting to Chaos Cloud now happens as a separate process, leaving the Maya interface free so that you can continue working. See the Chaos Cloud page
Light Cache in IPR
IPR can now use the Light Cache GI, making IPR and production renders identical.