New: Chaos Vantage, Free until June 2021, Plus Competition Info

Chaos Vantage has been released, and as an added perk, it’s free for users through June 2, 2021. There’s also a Vantage Competition happening. Scroll down for information on that.

Explore your most complex 3D production scenes ray traced in real-time. With Chaos Vantage, there are no time-consuming conversions. Simply drag and drop your complete V-Ray scene into Vantage and start exploring. There’s also a direct live link available from 3ds Max, so you can use it just like a viewport.

Note: Chaos Vantage requires an NVIDIA RTX series GPU.

The beta, known as Project Lavina, was released earlier this year.


Get Chaos Vantage

Chaos Vantage is available as an annual license. Get a free 1-year license until June 2, 2021.

Chaos Vantage is also part of the V-Ray Collection – the ultimate 3D rendering and animation toolset.

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Chaos Vantage Features

Zero setup.

Drag and drop your V-Ray scene into Chaos Vantage and start exploring. Unlike other real-time solutions, there’s no geometry to optimize, UVs to unwrap, or lighting to bake.

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Go big!

Chaos Vantage is built to handle huge scenes and billions of polygons. It’s the fastest way for you to see your most detailed V-Ray scenes in real-time.

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Easy to navigate.

Navigating your scene is easy. Use controls similar to your 3D app, or move around just like playing a game. Walk up stairs and avoid walking through walls with automatic collision detection.

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100% ray-traced quality.

With fully raytraced and real-time rendering, Chaos Vantage uses physically-based cameras, lights, materials, and global illumination for the most realistic results.

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Simple and fast animation.

Perfect for previsualization, you can create, edit, and render animation right from Chaos Vantage. Easily animate between cameras, apply transitions, arrange your sequence in the Animation Editor.

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Live link.

Get a live raytraced view of your scene with a live link from 3ds Max. Changes you make in your 3ds Max scene will instantly appear in Chaos Vantage.

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Chaos Vantage System requirements

  • Windows 10 with Update 1809 or later
  • NVIDIA RTX GPU (maximum of two)
  • NVIDIA Driver 419 or later (recommended version 446.14)
  • System RAM should equal or exceed GPU memory

Building Utopia real-time competition

To celebrate the release of Chaos Vantage, we partnered with Lenovo, NVIDIA, KitBash3D, and CGarchitect to launch the “Building Utopia” real-time rendering challenge. Registrations are now open on CGarchitect.

Learn more & enter

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One license. Infinite possibilities.

Get V-Ray, Phoenix FD, Project Lavina, Chaos Cloud & VRscans in a single collection.

Artists and designers looking for total creative freedom and flexibility, get instant access to 15 Chaos products all with one license. With V-Ray Collection you can work freely between 3D applications, applying your own mix of photorealistic rendering, fluid simulation and real-time scene exploration to any project.

Learn MoreTry Chaos V-Ray Collection for free!

In Depth: Why Should I Use V-Ray?
In Depth: Why Should I Use V-Ray?

In summary, V-Ray is a powerful 3D rendering system, built for designers, architects, and jack-of-all-trades. To be sure, click to learn about how artists use V-Ray. To emphasize, there are lots of examples and trial versions for every field!

Read: In Depth: Why Should I Use V-Ray?

Posted by Michele Yamazaki