V-Ray is a very popular and feature rich renderer that because of its high render performance reveals a whole new world of possibilities. Chaos Group, the developer of V-Ray, has put a lot of effort into making ray tracing as fast as possible, which has made V-Ray one of the absolute fastest rendering softwares on the market.
V-Ray for Maya is a complete lighting and shading solution that can be flawlessly integrated in every 3D artist’s and designer workflow. The flagship rendering software has set the standard for speed, reliability, ease of use and render quality. V-Ray for Maya is incredible stability, flexibility and rich set of features provides visualization specialists with exceptional rendering capabilities. V-Ray 3.6 for Maya introduces a powerful set of new features and improvements, including a simplified user interface, significantly faster ray tracing and rendering performance. See here for a complete list of new features.
NEW FEATURES IN V-RAY 3.6 FOR MAYA
Some of the most recent features and improvements:
HYBRID RENDERING: V-Ray GPU CUDA now renders on CPUs as well as GPUs, to take full advantage of all available hardware.
FULL LIGHT SELECT RENDER ELEMENT: Render individual lights or groups of lights as separate render elements, with full support for global illumination, reflections, and refractions for accurate light mixing in post.
CRYPTOMATTE: Automatically generate ID mattes with support for transparency, depth of field and motion blur. This will speed up workflows for compositors working in NUKE or Fusion.
NVIDIA NVLINK: Supports shared GPU memory across NVLink compatible graphics cards.
MDL MATERIALS: NVIDIA’s universal material format is now supported in V-Ray for Maya, allowing designers to apply MDL materials authored in programs like Substance Designer to their assets and scenes.
Download Vray 3.6 render for Maya 2018