Installation - V-Ray for Maya (2023)

Window

The V-Ray installer will automatically remove any previous installations. This way you can easily upgrade from previous versions. If you have problems, you can manually uninstall previous versions to perform a clean installation. For more information, seeUninstall V-Raybook page.

Working system

Maya-Version

Name of Installers

Windows 64-BitMay 2019vray_adv_60000_maya2019_x64

Windows 64-Bit

House 2020

vray_adv_60000_maya2020_x64

Windows 64-BitMay 2022 See morevray_adv_60000_maya2022_x64
Windows 64-BitMay 2023 See morevray_adv_60000_maya2023_x64

Before running the installation, make sure your Windows account has administrator privileges.

Run the installer.

1. At the beginning of the installation, Windows may ask for permission to run the installer with administrator privileges. Please confirm.

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2. You will see theV-Ray License Agreement. Take a moment to review the contract. Activate theacceptedThe dealcheck box and click on itTo installto continue with the default installation.

If you need to customize your V-Ray installation, clickProgressiveTaste.

Click here for advanced installation options...

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V-Ray-Typ

The available installation types are:

Complete- This is a complete installation and includes all components described in the Installation Overview section. This allows you to use V-Ray in Mayadistributedor network rendering, up and runningDPIRender server, use V-Ray SDK and have a V-Ray license server on this machine.
only independently– this plantcontains V-Ray Standaloneand IPR rendering server. Select this option if you plan to use this computer only for distributed rendering with V-Ray Standalone and an IPR render server.
Add firewall exceptions- Automatically adds firewall exceptions so IPR for Maya and V-Ray Standalone can run uninterrupted.

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directories

Here you can specify installation paths. Make sure the default folders are correct.

Help make V-Ray even better- Participate in improvement decisions for the future version of V-Ray. No intelligence property is violated by agreeing to participate in the feedback program.makes chaosdon't bundle scenes, resources, materials, etc. What keeps chaos is the user's preferences for just a few key render settings and the resulting render times. The purpose of this feature is to improve V-Ray performance and user experience. This setting can be changed later at any timeV-Ray Render Settings > Settings > About V-Ray > Feedback Program Settings. For more information, seeChaos Telemetrybook page.

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licensing

In this step you can specify whether the V-Ray license server runs locally or on another machine.

If you choose theremote controloption, you must enter the IP address of your V-Ray license server in the fieldMaster License Server. Leave port 30304 unchanged. OneSwitch license Serverused when the principal does not respond.

3. If you select the local licensing option, the Chaos License Server installation will appear.

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Chaos License Server Options

4. In this step you can select the directory of the license server.

Migrate data during installation– Upon activation, all your settings that you made with older versions of License Server, e.g. B. enabled dongle subsystem, proxy settings, etc. Disabling this option will install the license server with all default settings and any custom settings from the previous installation will be lost.

Add firewall exception- Enabling this option allows the default license port (TCP 30304) on the firewall. If you disable it in this step, you must do it manuallyAdd firewall exceptionslater.

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5. After clicking onTo installclick, the installer proceeds to stop any interfering applications like Unified Login.

It will then uninstall all previous versions of V-Ray and install V-Ray on your computer. If the installer detects applications that need to be closed, they will be listed before it can continue. Please close it and click on itKeep going.

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6. Now V-Ray is ready to render!

MacOS

The V-Ray installer will automatically remove any previous installations. This way you can easily upgrade from previous versions. If you have problems, you can manually uninstall previous versions to perform a clean installation. For more information, seeUninstall V-Raybook page.

Working system

Maya-Version

InstLol Name

macOS 64-BitMay 2019vray_adv_60000_maya2019_mavericks_x64
macOS 64-BitHouse 2020vray_adv_60000_maya2020_mavericks_x64
macOS 64-BitMay 2022 See morevray_adv_60000_maya2022_mavericks_x64
macOS 64-BitMay 2023 See morevray_adv_60000_maya2023_mavericks_x64

Before running setup, make sure your macOS account has administrator privileges.

Run the installer.

1. At the beginning of the installation, macOS may ask for permission to run the installer with administrator privileges. Please confirm.

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2. You will see theV-Ray License Agreement. Take a moment to review the contract. Activate theacceptedThe dealcheck box and click on itTo installto continue with the default installation.

If you need to customize your V-Ray installation, clickProgressiveTaste.

Click here for advanced installation options...

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V-Ray-Typ

The available installation types are:

Complete- This is a complete installation and includes all components described in the Installation Overview section. It allows you to use V-Ray in Mayadistributedor network renderingDPIRender server, use V-Ray SDK and have a V-Ray license server on this machine.
only independently- An installation that includes V-Ray Standalone and IPR Render Server. Select this option if you plan to use this computer only for distributed rendering with V-Ray Standalone and an IPR render server.
Add firewall exceptions- Automatically adds firewall exceptions so IPR for Maya and V-Ray Standalone can run uninterrupted.

Note that V-Ray authenticates from version 5.20.00 onwards. For earlier versions ITo safely run the macOS installer on macOS Catalina and later, seeInstalling the Chaos Cloud Rendering Client ApplicationApple's websiteHow to open an app that hasn't been authenticated or is from an unidentified developerArticle.

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directories

Here you can specify installation paths. Make sure the default folders are correct.

Help make V-Ray even better- Participate in improvement decisions for the future version of V-Ray. No intelligence property is violated by agreeing to participate in the feedback program. We don't collect scenes, resources, materials, etc. What we get are user settings for only a few important render settings and the resulting render times. The purpose of this feature is to improve V-Ray performance and user experience. This setting can be changed later at any timeV-Ray Render Settings > Settings > About V-Ray > Feedback Program Settings. For more information, seeChaos Telemetrybook page.

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licensing

In this step you can specify whether the V-Ray license server runs locally or on another computer.

If you choose the optionremote controlYou must enter the IP address of your V-Ray license server in the fieldMaster License Server. Leave port 30304 unchanged. OneSwitchlicenseServerused when the principal does not respond.

3. If you select the local licensing option, the license server installation is displayed.

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Chaos License Server Options

4. In this step you can select the directory of the license server.

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Migrate data during installation–If activated, all your settings made with older versions of License Server, such as B. enabled dongle subsystem, proxy settings, etc. Disabling this option will install the license server with all default settings and any custom settings from the previous installation will be lost.

Add firewall exception–Enabling this option allows the default license port (TCP 30304) on the firewall. If you disable it in this step, you must do it manuallyAdd firewall exceptionslater.

5. After clicking onKeep goingclick, the installer will uninstall all previous versions and install V-Ray on your computer.

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6. Now V-Ray is ready to render!

Linux

1. Save the installation file in a temporary folder (namedvray_install_dirunder);

2. Open a console and navigate to this folder;

4. Make sure you have given the installer permission to run as executable. This is done with the commandchmod +x.

Working system

Maya-Version

Name of Installers

Linux 64-BitMay 2019vray_adv_60000_maya2019_centos7
Linux 64-BitHouse 2020vray_adv_60000_maya2020_centos7
Linux 64-BitMay 2022 See morevray_adv_60000_maya2022_centos7
Linux 64-BitMay 2023 See morevray_adv_60000_maya2023_centos7

5. Follow the installer instructions; If you have a previous version of V-Ray for Maya, the installer will automatically try to remove it first.

For example:

$ cd vray_install_dir
$ chmod +x ./vray_adv_60000_maya2022_linux_x64
$ ./vray_adv_60000_maya2022_linux_x64
follow the installer instructions
$ output

6. At the beginning of the installation, Linux may ask for permission to run the installer with administrator privileges. Please confirm.

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7. You will see theV-Ray License Agreement. Take a moment to review the contract. Activate theacceptedThe dealcheck box and click on itTo installto continue with the default installation.

If you need to customize your V-Ray installation, clickProgressiveTaste.

Click here for advanced installation options...

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V-Ray-Typ

The available installation types are:

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Complete- This is a complete installation and includes all components described in the Installation Overview section. It allows you to use V-Ray in Mayadistributedor network renderingDPIRender server, use V-Ray SDK and have a V-Ray license server on this machine.
only independently– An installation that includesV-Ray Standaloneand IPR rendering server. Select this option if you plan to use this computer only for distributed rendering with V-Ray Standalone and an IPR render server.

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directories

Here you can specify installation paths. Make sure the default folders are correct.

Help make V-Ray even better- Participate in improvement decisions for the future version of V-Ray. No intelligence property is violated by agreeing to participate in the feedback program. We don't collect scenes, resources, materials, etc. What we get are user settings for only a few important render settings and the resulting render times. The purpose of this feature is to improve V-Ray performance and user experience. This setting can be changed later at any timeV-Ray Render Settings > Settings > About V-Ray > Feedback Program Settings. For more information, seeChaos Telemetrybook page.

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licensing

In this step you can specify whether the V-Ray license server runs locally or on another computer.

If you choose the optionremote controlYou must enter the IP address of your V-Ray license server in the fieldMaster License Server. Leave port 30304 unchanged. OneSwitch license Serverused when the principal does not respond.

8. If you select the local licensing option, the license server installation is displayed.

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Chaos License Server Options

In this step you can select the directory of the license server.

Migrate data during installation– Upon activation, all your settings that you made with older versions of License Server, e.g. B. enabled dongle subsystem, proxy settings, etc. Disabling this option will install the license server with all default settings and any custom settings from the previous installation will be lost.

9. After clicking theKeep goingclick, the installer will uninstall all previous versions and install V-Ray on your computer.

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10. Now V-Ray is ready to render!

Some GUI Linux distributions may not be compatible with the installer GUI. In this case, carry out the installation with-gui=0Attribute.

For example:

$ cd vray_install_dir
$ chmod +x ./vray_adv_60000_maya2022_linux_x64 -gui=0
$ ./vray_adv_60000_maya2022_linux_x64
follow the installer instructions
$ output

FAQs

How to install V-Ray? ›

Step By Step Instructions
  1. Download the V-Ray for SketchUp installer, available here.
  2. Locate the installer and double-click to launch, EXE.
  3. Please review the license agreement and click Next for your installation options.
  4. You're prompted for the version of SketchUp you're using, choose "SketchUp 2021" and click Install.

Is V-Ray for Maya free? ›

V-Ray Personal Learning Edition (PLE) for Maya is free for non-commercial projects, product evaluations, education and research.

Does Maya have V-Ray? ›

V-Ray Personal Learning Edition (PLE) for Maya is a free, non-commercial version of V-Ray for Maya. You can use it for your personal projects and education or to explore it's features at a pace that suits you.

Is V-Ray a plugin? ›

V-Ray is a commercial plug-in for third-party 3D computer graphics software applications and is used for visualizations and computer graphics in industries such as media, entertainment, film and video game production, industrial design, product design and architecture.

Can I download V-Ray for free? ›

Download your free V-Ray trial now.

The #1 renderer for Autodesk 3ds Max. Fast photoreal CPU & GPU rendering for artists and designers in architecture, games, visual effects and virtual reality.

Is there a VRAY standalone? ›

V-Ray Standalone is full-featured and programmable command-line renderer that supports V-Ray's native . vrscene file format.

How do I download V-Ray library? ›

By default, the material library is downloaded as part of the V-Ray installation process. If you skip to download it then, you can initiate the download process by pressing the V-Ray Material Library Browser button in the V-Ray Toolbar.

What is the difference between V-Ray and V-Ray GPU? ›

A major difference when comparing V-Ray and V-Ray GPU is the utilized memory. V-Ray makes use of the CPU memory (RAM), while V-Ray GPU utilizes the GPU memory (VRAM). GPU technology is still far behind in terms of memory. Common workstation configurations today have 32, or 64 GBs of RAM.

What is the name of V-Ray plugin in Maya? ›

If you do not see the vrayformaya entry, you will need to browse explicitly for the V-Ray for Maya plugin, which is called vrayformaya.so and is located by default in the /usr/Chaos Group/V-Ray/maya20xx/vray/plug-ins/ directory.

How do I install Maya plugins? ›

In Maya, select Window > Settings/Preferences > Plug-in Manager to open the Plug-in Manager. Your plug-in will appear in the list. Select Loaded to load your plug-in.
...
Installing a Maya plug-in
  1. MAYA_PLUG_IN_PATH - directory to search for plug-ins. ...
  2. MAYA_SCRIPT_PATH - directory to search for MEL and Python scripts.

Does Maya come with mental ray? ›

mental ray isn't just another rendering option that comes included with every Maya installation. In fact, it is a powerful rendering solution that can create highly realistic renders due to the fact that, on many levels, it operates the same way things do in the real world.

What is the cost of V-Ray? ›

V-Ray Pricing
NamePrice
V-Ray SoloStarting at $38.901 license Per Month Contact Us
V-Ray PremiumStarting at $57.901 license Per Month Contact Us
V-Ray Enterprise (min. 5 seats)Starting at $49.901 license Per Month Contact Us

Is Maya no longer free? ›

For commercial use, Maya is available as a monthly subscription for USD 1505/year or Rs. 87,423 for India, and Maya LT is available for USD 245/year or Rs. 11, 308/year for India. You can use the 30 day Maya free trials of both for commercial purposes.

How do you apply V-Ray material? ›

Right-click on any material in the Material's list for a context menu to appear. You can apply the material to the currently selected object or to a layer. Use the Apply To Layer and select any layer to apply the material.

Is V-Ray difficult to learn? ›

VRay is notoriously tricky to get the hang of. The abundance of options and settings, vast material library and unique interface make for a bit of a learning curve. You'll be putting in a bit of work on the front end to wrap your head around what works well and what doesn't.

Is V-Ray easy to use? ›

V-Ray is easy for beginners and powerful for experts. It is designed to get you started rendering quickly. By using the default settings, you can create a stunning 3D visualization in just a few steps.

How do I download and apply V-Ray materials? ›

By default, the material library is downloaded as part of the V-Ray installation process. If you skip to download it then, you can initiate the download process by pressing the V-Ray Material Library Browser button in the V-Ray Toolbar.

Where to download V-Ray materials? ›

Vrayworld.com Our website offers photorealistic, free V-Ray materials to all VW *Members.

How long does it take to render in V-Ray? ›

It is up to you to decide when you think the render is clear enough for your purposes. Most renders will give their first image within 30 seconds, but it may take 3/4 hours to give a clear image. Large images (greater than 5 megapixels) may need to be left overnight to become clear.

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