Chaos Group V-Ray 3.x for MODO

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V-Ray for MODO seamlessly integrates production-proven rendering capabilities into MODO's native workflow. Choose between multicore CPU and GPU-accelerated rendering for complete creative control and fast results. Built to handle the toughest projects and biggest scenes, V-Ray for MODO will fit into any production pipeline. See why top artists and designers rely on V-Ray every day to create award-winning designs and visual effects.


  • Rendering
    • Powerful CPU rendering
      Render photoreal images and animations with V-Ray's highly-optimized, adaptive ray tracing technology.

    • Incredibly fast GPU rendering
      Get an added speed boost with GPU-accelerated look development and final frame rendering.

    • Distributed rendering
      Leverage the full power of multiple computers working together to render a single frame.

    • V-Ray Denoiser
      Automatically remove noise and cut render times by up to 50%.

  • Lighting
    • Global Illumination
      Choose from ray traced or hybrid GI methods for the right balance of quality and speed.

    • Accurate lights
      Render accurate and artistic lighting with a wide range of light types, shapes and controls.

  • Shading
    • Physical materials
      Create node-based physical materials with multiple layers, and add GTR/ GGX highlights for great looking reflections.

    • Unique shaders
      For specialized materials, choose from a selection of purpose-built shaders for car paint, subsurface scattering, hair, skin and more.

    • Ray traced rounded corners
      Generate perfectly smooth edges at render-time with no extra modeling.

    • Triplanar mapping
      Quickly apply seamless textures without UVs.

  • Cameras
    • Photoreal cameras
      Simulate any camera and lens with controls for exposure, depth of field and motion blur.

    • Virtual Reality
      Render VR-ready content for popular virtual reality headsets.

  • Geometry
    • Proxy objects
      Fit massive scenes in memory and cut render times using load-on-demand proxy objects.

    • V-Ray scene exchange
      Import ready-to-render V-Ray scene files exported from V-Ray for 3ds Max.

    • Hair & fur
      Import Alembic hair and fur as proxy geometry and render using V-Ray's optimized hair shader.

    • V-Ray Clipper
      Create complex cutaways and sections by subtracting any mesh object.

    • Volume rendering
      Render optimized volumetric effects and import OpenVDB files from Realflow and Houdini.

  • Compositing
    • Render elements
      Output a complete set of beauty, utility and matte passes for total control in compositing - including deep compositing.

    • V-Ray Frame Buffer
      Track render history, adjust colors and control final image output using advanced color management.

Version: 3.52.01
Release Date: 5/30/2017

New Features

  • General
    • Support for the MODO 11 series

  • MODO Textures
    • Support for the Process texture

  • RT
    • Added the ability to "enhance" part of the image while rendering in RT. The functionality can be accessed by right-clicking on the image in the VFB or from the En icon in the V-Ray toolbar.
    • Added the ability to select materials and/or geometry items during RT by clicking on the rendered image in the VFB
    • Added the ability to pick the focus distance and change defocus amount and shutter speed directly in the VFB
      • Ctrl + Shift + Left-click to pick focus distance.
      • Ctrl + Shift + Mouse Wheel to change defocus amount.
      • Ctrl + Mouse Wheel to change shutter speed.
    • Added the ability to isolate selected textures or their effects

  • RT GPU
    • The 3.5 GPU core adds support for:
      • Adaptive Lights
      • V-Ray Clipper (only in non-mesh mode)
      • Shadow Catcher
      • V-Ray Aerial Perspective
      • V-Ray Stochastic Flakes material
      • Directional channel of Area Light
      • V-Ray Render Mask
      • Velocity render element

  • V-Ray Geometry
    • Added the V-Ray .vrscene reference item

  • V-Ray Materials
    • Added Open Shading Language (OSL) material

  • V-Ray Textures
    • Added Open Shading Language (OSL) texture

Full release notes can be found in the 'Help Docs' section of the Chaos Group website.

- Product Identifiers -

MPN: V-Ray 3.x for MODO

- In The Box -

  • One (1) V-Ray for MODO Workstation License (GUI + Render Node)

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