V-Ray for Rhino

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V-Ray for Rhino is now part of the Chaos V-Ray Suite and available to new customers on monthly, annual and three year licences. Please see our main Chaos V-Ray page for more information.

Existing V-Ray for Rhino users can upgrade to the current perpetual version but perpetual licences are no longer available to new customers

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V-Ray 5 for Rhino

V-Ray for Rhino is a highly accurate renderer for McNeel Rhinoceros. V-Ray is used comprehensively by architects, landscape designers, exhibition & event designers, product & industrial designers and many more.

For high quality visual results, total control through limitless customisation and settings changes, choose V-Ray for Rhino rendering.

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V-Ray 5 for Rhino enables designers to present designs with incredible realism, reducing the need for physical prototypes. V-Ray's highly accurate renderer for McNeel Rhinoceros increases Rhino's ability to handle large scenes and can even be used directly within Grasshopper.

V-Ray for Rhino is now only available to new customers as part of the Chaos V-Ray subscription.

V-Ray 5 for Rhino isn't just an all-in-one visualisation tool, it's smart, learning from your scenes to make lighting faster, exposure and white balancing automatic, and rendering up to 50% faster. You can even animate Grasshopper definitions, as well as cameras and sunlight, and measure real-world illuination values.

V-Ray 5 for Rhino is compatible with Rhino 5, Rhino 6, and Rhino 7.


What's New in V-Ray for Rhino


What's New in V-Ray 5

The scattering tool is perfect for building believable terrains and detailed scenes, as it can add millions of objects and Chaos Cosmos models to any surface – all in an intuitive and memory-efficient way. Users can disperse multiple objects simultaneously while controlling their size, orientation and density for maximum realism.

With V-Ray Decal, it’s easy to project unique materials onto objects of any shape without any extra mapping work. While perfect for applying graffiti on a wall or logos on a product, decals can also be used across multiple materials at once, making it easy to add elements like stickers, dust, stains and scratches to several objects within a scene without disturbing any underlying materials.


Visualise in real-time using V-Ray Vision
V-Ray Vision gives you a real-time view as you build your model, apply materials, and light your Rhino and Grasshopper designs. With V-Ray Vision, you can explore your model, collaborate on design decisions, save images and 360° panoramas, and export real-time animations.

Go beyond rendering
V-Ray 5 for Rhino features new tools that let you fine-tune your renders without the need for another applications. Composite layer renders, make colour adjustments, and instantly modify lighting in the new V-Ray Frame Buffer.

Light scenes automatically
Using the new Light Gen tool, you can choose from a selection of automatically generated lighting scenarios, pick the one you like, and send it to render.

V-Ray for Rhino lets you do more than ever with maximum creative control at a minimum effort. You can expect automated snapshots and batch renders, better scripting, individually resizable lights, more accurate viewport previews, better management of V-Ray Objects and much more. Performance has been optimised in V-Ray so you can make the most of faster rendering, AI denoising and better scene intelligence.

V-Ray for Rhino

Do More Than Ever Before

  • V-Ray Batch lets you schedule render jobs to V-Ray Swarm or Chaos Cloud, making it easy to render snapshots from the same project or views from multiple Rhino files all at once.
  • Program V-Ray to do even more for you by using RhinoScript and Python to do things like automate scene management or access parameters not shown by the UI.
  • Change the size of instanced lights by just changing one. You can even adjust the shadow softness and size of lights with affecting intensity.
  • Improved reflections, refractions, bump maps and more mean more accurate viewport previews.
  • The simple new UI makes creating, editing and managing V-Ray objects much easier.


V-Ray for Rhino

Superior Grasshopper Support

  • You can now animate sunlight and cameras using the V-Ray timeline in Grasshopper. Go back for final rendering in Rhino with just a quick export.
  • The Lighting Analysis render element makes it easy to evaluate and visualise the real-world illumination levels of a Grasshopper scene.
  • Use directional light to create non-realistic, stylised lighting schemes.
  • Use real-world cameras in Grasshopper with proper aperture, shutter speed and ISO. Use with the sun and sky system for highly accurate lighting.
  • Animate and render parametric designs via the V-Ray timeline to explore different versions of your model.



Materials and Textures

Materials and Textures

  • Gain more control over the look of your scenes. The V-Ray Material adds native support for metallic reflections.
  • Fine-tune the colours of any texture map using RGB or HSV curve controls.


Asset Management

Powerful Asset Management

  • Preview materials, textures, elements and lights in a single viewer. Observe parameter changes and affect the appearance of assets in specific, isolated settings.
  • Manage all assets in one place using the Asset Outliner.
  • Using the Asset Editor from the footer allows quick and intuitive creation of new assets.
  • The Asset Library UI allows for quick searching through a huge number of assets in either the built-in library or any other location.
  • Use Texture Instancing to map multiple material parameters with the same source texture to simpify shader structure.
  • Speed up your workflow by selecting multiple scene or library assets as well as multiple toolbar filters.


Product Design

Simplified Render Controls

  • A refined and updated UI makes render set up easier than ever.
  • Specify custom pixel resolutions without affecting the aspect ratio.
  • The intuitive camera control layout lets you manipulate both simple and advanced parameters simultaneously.


Lighting Workflows

Enhanced Lighting Workflows

  • Capture the perfect exposure every time with Auto Exposure and Auto White Balance. As simple as point and shoot.
  • Easily visualise the real-world illumination (lux) values of any scene using Lighting Analysis.
  • The Adaptive Dome Light renders faster, cleaner and more accurate image-based lighting. There's no need to set up Portal lights for interiors.


Improved Performance

Improved Performance

  • V-Ray has been optimised to render faster overall, and even faster when using the Adaptive Dome Light.
  • You can automatically analyse your scene to optimise rendering, getting the best quality in less time.
  • V-Ray materials have been fine-tuned for faster render speeds, improved GPU rendering and Chaos Cloud compatibility.



AI Denoiser
Instantly remove noise while you render with NVIDIA's AI Denoiser. The improved V-Ray denoiser even lets you denoise each render element to give you greater control in post-production.

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Please make sure that your system fulfills these requirements before installing V-Ray. Note that V-Ray is only supported for 64-bit operating systems and 64-bit versions of Rhino.


V-Ray 5 for Rhino


1st Gen Intel Core or compatible processor with SSE4.2 support (x64).


4 GB RAM and 4 GB swap minimum – recommended 8 GB or more RAM, 8 GB or more swap file


Only IPv4 is supported. IPv6 is currently not supported

Operating System

Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows 10 Professional


Rhino 5.14 (64-bit only), Rhino 6 (v6.29+), Rhino 7 (v7.0.2+)