Posted by Torgeir Holm on 6.2.2012 | Category: V-Ray news
Chaos Group have release a free update to V-Ray 2.0 for Maya, bringing new Hair & Fur capabilities, V-Ray RT GPU enhancements and several other new features.
New Hair and Fur Capabilities
A new VRayHairMtl shader to render hair and fur with unprecedented control, quality, and speed
Extra attributes to apply materials to Mayas native hair
V-Ray RT GPU Enhancements
V-Ray RT GPU now supports texture-mapped rectangle and mesh lights, simple light portals, and the VRayBlendMtl
Optimized memory usage and multithreaded performance for dynamic geometry
Optimized Irradiance Map and Light Cache to reduce flickering when using time dependent option of the DMC sampler
New Flakes material
Improved support for standard Maya shading nodes
Installation and Deployment Improvements
Now Mac OS users can benefit from the user-friendly GUI installer for both VLRService and V-Ray for Maya
Windows and Linux OS users can easily take advantage of the two installation options on our website: executable installation or an archive file for easier deployment on a cluster of machines
This is a free update for V-Ray 2.0 for Maya users and is available in the download section on www.chaosgroup.com for registered users.