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Chaos Group - V-Ray 5 for Houdini

Chaos Group - V-Ray 5 for Houdini

Licenses are delivered digitally, usually within 1-2 business days. 


V-Ray brings VFX to life. From heroes and creatures to vehicles and environments, V-Ray helps artists deliver invisible and blockbuster effects for Emmy-winning television and over 150 feature films.V-Ray for Houdini is a production-proven CPU & GPU rendering for high-ennd VFX and animation, built to handle users’ biggest scenes and most demanding projects. It comes with all the tools artists need to render amazing-looking procedural effects. Seamlessly integrated in Houdini, it enables smooth scene exchange and iterations between Houdini and other DCC applications. V-Ray for Houdini is designed for artists working in 3D animation and VFX for film, TV, video games and VR. For pricing on school and education licenses, please contact us.

V-Ray for Houdini product videos

Key benefits

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

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

Speed: 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.

An Industry Standard: Academy Award®-winning renderer used on over 200 feature films.

VRScan support: V-Ray for Houdini supports VRScans for the most physically accurate materials to be used.


V-Ray for Houdini is offered as a rental license only (annual and monthly). V-Ray for Houdini supports only the Online Licensing System (OLS). Online licensing requires a stable, uninterrupted internet connection. It is possible to borrow licenses and use them  completely offline for a limited time – 14 days. When this period is over, an internet connection is required to renew offline usage of the licenses. V-Ray for Houdini will work only with V-Ray Next Render Node licenses (Rentals and Perpetual)

V-Ray Benchmark – how fast is your hardware?

Test how fast your hardware renders by using Chaos Group's free V-Ray Benchmark application. Read more and see where your hardware ranks at


Chaos Group products are licensed via an online licensing system. It used to be licensed with hardware lock (USB dongle), but that system is being phased out. Online licensing requires Internet access. Licenses can be activated in real-time once an order is processed. For offline use, licenses may be checked out for up to 15 days at a time.

In exceptional cases, dongle licensing can still be offered. Contact us for more information.

V-Ray Benchmark – How fast is your hardware?

Test how fast your hardware renders by using Chaos Group's free V-Ray Benchmark application. Read more and see where your hardware ranks at

Software Specifications
Plugin / Add-On for Houdini
Software type Rendering
Edition Commercial
License Type New license
  • Product Code: v-ray-for-houdini
  • Availability: Choose option...
  • From 884 SEK
  • Ex Tax: 707 SEK

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Please note that the right to return an item does not apply to digital deliveries or computer software where the serial number is delivered digitally. Even digital deliveries have a processing time as serial numbers and such must be verified.

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