The V-Ray® 3.0 for Autodesk® 3ds Max® Beta program is now open.

With this beta program, our users can get their hands on new and improved features and capabilities of the best version of V-Ray yet. Thanks to our continuous work with 3D artists all over the world, V-Ray 3.0 for 3ds Max has now become the most complete lighting, shading and rendering toolkit on the market. 

We've set up a new website dedicated to become a new home for the V-Ray community. Be sure to check out for more V-Ray 3.0 related news and stay tuned for updates, videos and tutorials.

The V-Ray 3.0 for 3ds Max Beta program is available to licensed users of V-Ray for 3ds Max
You may register for the beta program here. Our team will review your application and send you an email outlining next steps. 

Feedback process 

As a member of the beta community, you will get an advanced look at the upcoming features and enhancements in V-Ray 3.0. Plus you will have a unique opportunity to provide critical feedback, helping create the best version of V-Ray yet.

During the beta process, you will have direct access to our development team and the beta community via a V-Ray 3.0 for 3ds Max Forum. The forum is dedicated to sharing constructive feedback, works in progress, test renders, and user suggestions.

Time Frame
The Beta program will run for a period of approximately 3 months. 

System Requirements
•  A computer with 3ds Max 2011/3ds Max Design 2011 or later, 64 bit versions only;
•  Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, 64 bit versions only;
•  Intel Pentium IV or compatible processor with SSE2 support;
•  128 MB RAM and 350 MB swap minimum - recommended 4 GB or more RAM, 4 GB or more swap file;
•  NUMA architecture is supported but not recommended*

Note: More efficient rendering on a NUMA machine is achieved with several copies of 3ds Max or DR render servers. In both cases each instance should be limited to one NUMA node because of the slower access that a core has to the rest of the RAM.

Autodesk 3ds Max is a registered trademark of Autodesk. V-Ray is a registered trademark of Chaos Software

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