Introduction to Education

V-Ray Education appreciates the value of a great education! V-Ray Education enables us with the tools to provide high-quality education in visualization. We offer flexibility, transparency and volume discounts to help academia quickly and easily purchase any product.

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V-Ray for education features:

  • Affordable pricing: Educational V-Ray licenses offer an 80% or above discount compared to commercial pricing. Ad­ditional volume discounts available for educational institutions purchasing over 15 licenses for a V-Ray Edu product.
  • Flexible and simple licensing: Mix and match V-Ray products and platforms across the Chaos Group portfolio to fit your exact needs. The same low price for all CG products across all platforms. Add additional seats and/or platforms at any time
  • Multi-year term licenses: One, two and three-year options available for educa­tional institutions.
  • Access to latest technology: Free up­grades to the latest builds within the duration of the license term.
  • Commercial level technical support:Chaos Group educational customers receive the same level of service as our other customers
  • Fully functional software: Chaos Group educational licenses are on par with commercial ones – without watermarks or restrictions
  • Free courseware*: Full access to the growing Chaos Group official courseware library (demo versions here:

V-Ray key differentiators:

  • Render Quality: Highest quality photore­alistic images
  • Speed: Harnesses the power of both CPU and GPU
  • Ease of use: V-Ray runs straight out of the box with just a few clicks
  • Full control: Three modes of GUI geared towards different types of users, from quick and easy set-up to full range of under the hood tweaks
  • Versatile: An all in one solution suitable for many industries and platforms
  • Flexibility: A universal renderer. Almost every studio has a V-Ray integrated pipe­line
  • Technical support and community: Free technical support and knowledge resources, that goes far beyond in­stallations and set-up. Chaos Group is famous for its quick response times and large community user base

The following educational products are available:

  • V-Ray for Autodesk 3DS Max
  • V-Ray for SketchUp
  • V-Ray for Revit