V-RAY NEXT FOR 3DS MAX, UPDATE 2

Rentals starting from $80 per month.

See info below for a free upgrade to Next, if you purchased between December 13, 2017 and the release date.

Introducing the Next Generation of Rendering.

We’re excited to introduce a new major version of V-Ray which builds on everything we’ve learned, while integrating cutting-edge new tech.

The new V-Ray Next for 3ds Max products are now available for purchase, at the pricing below.

For a free evaluation of V-Ray Next for 3ds Max click here

 

Chaos Group has just released a major new V-Ray Next for 3ds Max update — and we think you’re going to love it!  The FREE V-Ray Next for 3ds Max Update 2 introduces V-Ray IPR enhancements and V-Ray GPU updates to improve your workflow and let you quickly optimize your scenes. It’s now easier than ever to render efficiently with memory tracking reports and Debug Shading in IPR.  See a description of new features here.

 

  • As a reminder, for customers who have an active V-Ray for 3ds Max term license, you are eligible to receive V-Ray Next for 3ds Max for free.
  • Customers who purchased a V-Ray 3 for 3ds Max perpetual license after December 13, 2017 are eligible for a free upgrade until December 1, 2018. This does not apply to V-Ray 3.0 Render Node commercial licenses purchased in a bundle or separately.
  • Only clients with V-Ray 3.0 for 3ds Max will be eligible to upgrade to the next major version. V-Ray 1.5 and 2.0 for 3ds Max licenses are not eligible for upgrades.
  • Clients with active rentals at the time of the official release will get the next V-Ray for 3ds Max free as part of their rental.
  • V-Ray licenses with versions 1.5 and 2 will not be eligible for upgrade to V-Ray Next and will not be supported once V-Ray Next is released.
  • V-Ray Next Render Nodes are compatible with both V-Ray Next & V-Ray 3.0 for 3ds Max.

 

Chaos Group is working hard to make the transition to V-Ray Next for 3ds Max as easy as possible. Please feel free to request additional information by emailing sales@digimation.com.

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V-RAY NEXT FOR 3DS MAX FEATURES

WHAT’S NEXT? 

Here’s a look at some of the new features available now in V-Ray Next for 3ds Max:

NEW — DEBUG SHADING
Easily isolate textures, materials and geometry to help debug large shading networks in V-Ray IPR and V-Ray GPU IPR.

NEW — MEMORY TRACKING
Optimize your scenes with the new memory usage report for textures and objects.

NEW — COLOR CORRECTIONS IN VIEWPORT IPR
Apply V-Ray Frame Buffer color corrections directly in the Viewport IPR.

NEW — V-RAY GPU SUPPORT FOR AISURFACE MATERIAL
A general-purpose shader with layered SSS and glossy fresnel reflections on V-Ray GPU.

NEW — V-RAY GPU SUPPORT FOR VRAYDISTANCETEX 
Faster setup of your scene’s shaders and render effects based on geometry with V-Ray GPU.

NEW — V-RAY TOON SHADER
Quickly add cartoon and cel-shading effects to your 3D projects.

NEW — DUST AND SCRATCHES LENS EFFECT
Simulate real-world camera lens effects with new procedurally generated Dust and Scratches.

NEW — FASTER GPU RENDERING ARCHITECTURE
V-Ray GPU has been redesigned for better performance and faster parallel processing.

NEW — LIGHTING ANALYSIS
Accurately analyze and measure the light levels in your scene with new lighting analysis tools.
Learn More Here

NEW — LAYERED ALEMBIC WORKFLOWS
Now supporting Alembic 1.7 with layering — for faster, more efficient handling and updating of Alembic data.

NEW — GPU VOLUME RENDERING
Render volumetric effects such as fog, smoke and fire with the speed of V-Ray GPU. Compatible with V-Ray Volume Grid which supports OpenVDB, Field3D and Phoenix FD volume caches.

NEW — NVIDIA AI DENOISER
Introducing incredibly fast real-time denoising based on NVIDIA’s AI-accelerated denoising technology.
Learn More Here

V-RAY GPU
Fast GPU production rendering with faster, cleaner lighting — now supports environment fog and VRscans.
Learn More Here

NEW — ADAPTIVE DOME LIGHT
Faster, cleaner image-based lighting, removing the need for skylight portals.
Learn More Here

NEW — AUTO EXPOSURE & WHITE BALANCE
Fast, automatic scene analysis determines correct exposure and white balance for your image.
Learn More Here

V-RAY PHYSICAL CAMERA
Back by popular demand, the V-Ray Physical Camera has been updated with a simpler UI and support for the new auto exposure and white balance settings.

NEW — HAIR SHADERNew more realistic VRayHairMtl2 hair shader with melanin color controls, better highlights and more natural light distribution.
Learn More Here

NEW — SWITCH MATERIAL
Easily switch between several materials applied to any object with the new VRaySwitchMtl, great for rendering material options, adding random variations or creating render passes.

NEW — V-RAY PLUGIN MATERIAL AND TEXTURE
Load any texture or material that’s available in V-Ray Standalone and render it in V-Ray for 3ds Max using the new V-RayPluginTex or VRayPluginMtl.

DENOISE RENDER ELEMENTS
Denoise any render element, not just the beauty pass, for better control in compositing.

NEW — V-RAY SDK
Updated rendering architecture that takes full advantage of modern hardware, including optimized vector calculations using SSE 4.2 and customized Intel® Embree ray tracing library 2.13.

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