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Chaos Group - V-Ray 5 for Maya - Upgrade

Chaos Group - V-Ray 5 for Maya - Upgrade


Upgrade from V-Ray Next for Maya to V-Ray 5 for Maya.

V-Ray for Maya is an Academy Award-winning and production-proven renderer for Autodesk Maya. Known for its versatility and ability to handle any type of project it is considered an industry-standard in visual effects, 3D animation, design and advertising. With CPU, GPU, and distributed rendering options, V-Ray is the only renderer on the market that can help customers future-proof their hardware investment. V-Ray’s extensible customization options and powerful lighting, look-development and quick post-processing features save users time, let them go beyond just rendering and help them explore their creative ideas without limits.

V-Ray 5 for Maya product videos

New features in V-Ray 5 for Maya

See here for a complete list of new features. Some news highlights:

Light Mix: From a single render, you can create different lighting scenarios. Change the colour and intensity of lights in real-time without re-renders

New Compositor: Improved V-Ray frame buffer adds a compositor to help you fine-tune and finish renders without separate apps

ACESCG Color Space: Use industry-standard ACEScg for rendering with automatic color space adjustment for textures, dispersion, sun & sky, and light temperature colours

New Car Paint Material: An even more realistic car paint material with enhanced flakes implementation

Sheen Layer: Create soft microfiber fabrics like velvet, satin and silk with the new Sheen options in the updated V-Ray Material

Blue-Noise Sampling: Achieve better noise distribution with fewer samples

Enhanced GPU Rendering: Power up your renders with all-new GPU features, including 2D displacement, support for OSL textures, memory tracking and initial out-of-core implementation to handle even the largest scenes


V-Ray 5 for Maya Workstation license is available as perpetual, annual, or monthly. А Workstation license includes 1 Graphic User Interface (GUI) and 1 Render Node. Upgrade licenses from V-Ray Next for Maya are also available. 

System requirements

See updated V-Ray 5 for Maya system requirements here.

Download trial version

Get a free full-featured V-Ray 5 for Maya trial here.

V-Ray Render Nodes

Chaos Group V-Ray Render Nodes speed up your V-Ray rendering workflow. Render Nodes take advantage of the combined computing power of multiple machines in a network. Continue your design work and let Render Nodes handle the rendering tasks on other machines. With support for popular render managers like Thinkbox Deadline, PipelineFX Qube and Autodesk Backburner the V-Ray Render Nodes are easily managed.

V-Ray 5 news

With the release of V-Ray 5 in June 2020, volume discounts based on the number of render node licenses purchased are no longer offered. Users can take advantage of rendering on multiple machines via predefined Render Node license packs with integrated discounts.

Backward compatibility

With a V-Ray 5 render node license you may use either V-Ray 5, V-Ray Next or V-Ray 3 builds.

Software Specifications
Plugin / Add-On for Autodesk Maya
Software type Rendering
Edition Commercial
License Type Upgrade
  • Product Code: 3314104
  • Availability: Digital product
  • 6,963 SEK
  • Ex Tax: 5,570 SEK

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Tags: Chaos Group, V-Ray for Maya, V-Ray 5 for Maya, Vray, Rendering, Autodesk Maya, Plug-in, Upgrade

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