Review: Chaos V-Ray 5.1 Review by Creative Bloq

Have you been wondering if Chaos V-Ray 5.1 is a must-have addition to your 3D toolset?  This review from Creative Bloq tries to answer that question.

Here’s an excerpt from the review:

Taking a look at the 5.1.1 update since V-Ray 5 shipped last summer, it seems Chaos Group have taken several pages out of the Corona Renderer book and focused V-Ray’s 5.x release series on creativity and ease of work more than anything else.

Our Verdict

A solid update that boosts creativity and improves workflow.


  • Improved render setups and times
  • Easier and faster scene lighting
  • Camera editing is much easier
  • Material and material editor overhaul


  • Substance popup still appears
  • Render Elements require two clicks

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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!

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Posted by Kim Sternisha