Chaos Group releases V-Ray 2.0 for Maya

By ANIMATION XPRES... | 3 May, 2011 - 12:58

Chaos Group has announced that V-Ray 2.0 for Maya is now available. The complete, state-of-the-art rendering solution now comes with interactive rendering on GPU and CPU. Users in all industries - from VFX to Architecture - will benefit from a more robust and much faster rendering solution.

Maya users can immediately try the demo version of V-Ray 2.0 by downloading it from our website. The new version is also available for purchase from any authorized Chaos Group reseller. All current customers with the educational version of V-Ray 1.5 for Maya are entitled to a free upgrade to V-Ray 2.0 starting May 4th.

To see a full features list and watch more video previews, please click here.

"We are very excited to release the latest version of V-Ray for Maya," said Chaos Group CEO, Peter Mitev. "Speed increases are always something our users want to hear, and we are glad to deliver just that. Combined with interactive rending on both CPU and GPU, this 2.0 release will be a significant upgrade for many users."

Scott Metzger, VFX Artist at Method Studios says, "I enjoy using V-Ray in Maya, it‘s nice to have the option of different 3D packages, with the same great render engine. I have been using V-Ray for many years now, and V-Ray has now integrated nicely into Maya, making the lighting and rendering process very smooth, solid and thorough. I can absolutely recommend V-Ray for Maya!"