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Chaos Group - V-Ray Next for Katana

Chaos Group - V-Ray Next for Katana


Powerful production rendering

V-Ray Next for Katana delivers highly-optimized, adaptive ray traced rendering to meet the demands of professional animation and VFX. Render true cinematic quality with global illumination, depth of field and motion blur. Get smarter, faster and more powerful rendering with V-Ray Next for Katana – now supporting Katana 3 and the new Hydra Viewer.

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New Features

V-Ray Next for Katana now include the new Adaptive Dome Light, streamlined lighting setup, Cryptomatte render elements, Denoise render elements, improved inline documentation, plus much more. It also works with Universal Render Nodes.

Massive scenes

V-Ray Next for Katana is built to handle huge workloads and massive scenes with heavy geometry and textures. V-Ray supports Foundry Katana®s native workflows and adds optimized instancing for even more performance.


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 Foundry Katana
Software type Rendering
Edition Commercial
License Type New license
  • Product Code: *v-ray-for-katana
  • Availability: Digital product

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