Use3D architectural rendering, interior design rendering, 3D design for marketing, design visualization
ApplicationsPhotoreal renders, presentation images, 360 panoramas, virtual reality (VR), animations, videos.
CharacteristicsSoftware plugin, ray-tracing, physically accurate 3D visualization capability, real-time rendering, free 3D Models included, cloud rendering, CPU and GPU rendering, distributed rendering, physically based lights, materials, and cameras.
From residential to commercial spaces, designers turn to V-Ray's award-winning 3D rendering tech to visualize the world's best interiors.
Render photorealistic interiors you can feel. Real lighting. Real materials. True colors. It's as close as you can get to the real thing without actually building it. To the last detail, V-Ray helps interior designers create the perfect space in the most artist-friendly way.
Integrated inside the most widely used modeling applications such as 3ds Max, Revit, SketchUp, Rhino, Grasshopper, Cinema 4D, and Unreal Engine, V-Ray packs powerful functionalities inside a familiar user interface.
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Experiment with materials and textures — V-Ray comes with hundreds of ready-to-render materials and memory-efficient textures to get you started. The numerous customization controls and user-friendly UI let you modify any surface of any piece of furniture or accessory to your liking. Varnished wooden floors, velvet covers and even weathered copper utensils—design any object imaginable and make it look indistinguishable from a photograph.
Study your spaces in different light — With V-Ray’s physically accurate natural and artificial lights, and HDRI skies, you can generate almost any lighting scenario. See your ideas at any time of day or season to best assess how your clients will interact with your designs.
Continuous workflow from concept to finish — V-Ray gives you the right tools to develop your project at every stage. Rapidly experiment to test your concepts, work with unrivaled precision on any detail to realize your vision and apply final touches in post-processing—all within the same application.
Immerse your clients in your design — with V-Ray, you can pick a number of different ways to captivate customers. Render out still images or animations, slice through your work with section cuts, or export 360-degree panoramas to be viewed through VR headsets. The only limit is your imagination.
Flexible licensing — Chaos offers licensing and pricing options to meet project demands and user preferences. V-Ray can be purchased standalone as a term or perpetual license. An annual term licence offers the best value, with unlimited access to the latest updates at an affordable price. V-Ray can also be purchased as part of the V-Ray Collection—the ultimate 3D rendering and simulation toolset that gives access to 15 Chaos products in one license. No matter what you choose, free technical support has got your back.
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UI — V-Ray is integrated inside the host platform, providing a structured asset management system and easy access to all controls and tools.
Rendering — Use V-Ray Vision to visualize your work in real-time. CPU and GPU render engines handle the demands of complex high-end projects with flexible pipelines.
Smart 3D models — Easily detail interiors by adding render-ready furniture, accessories, lighting fixtures, indoor plants and 3D people from our curated content library Chaos Cosmos, usable across applications.
Lighting — Employ natural and artificial lights that behave as they would in the real world to create realistic exterior and interior renders. Powerful tools speed up rendering time, analyze lighting fixtures, generate skies, and more.
Camera — Become a virtual photographer with V-Ray’s popular camera types and advanced controls.
Materials & textures — Easily add materials to your model’s surfaces with V-Ray’s vast library of 4K-quality preset materials. Achieve any look by employing memory-efficient textures and advanced customization controls.
Atmospheric & Volumetric effects — Add depth to exterior scenes with realistic atmospheric effects such as haze, fog, and others.
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Geometry management — Build your renders in a smart and memory-efficient manner. Use proxies to transfer work across applications and achieve stunning visualizations without overwhelming your hardware setup.
Real-time visualization — Make use of V-Ray Vision in SketchUp, Rhino, and Revit to explore your scenes in a high-quality engine that will run on almost any hardware.
Plugin support — No other renderer supports more third-party plugins, including Forest Pack, RailClone and tyFlow.
Global illumination — Choose from several global illumination options – exact, approximate or a hybrid of both.