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Phoenix FD 2.0 for 3ds Max SP2 available 7.5.2014
Free update for current users improves user interface and adds several new features.
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Register for EUE 2014 now! 5.5.2014
Only a month left to End User Event 2014, with probably the best speakers headline in the event´s history
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Autodesk retires Softimage after 2015 release 4.3.2014
Killing off Softimage will likely see technology trickle into 3ds Max and Maya, eventually.
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New V-Ray materials site launched 4.3.2014
Community driven site with free materials, tutorials and soon 3D models.
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Colimo 1.7 released, adding V-Ray support 3.7.2013
Spanish company Motiva have released a new version of their "material swapping tool", adding support for V-Ray 2.4.
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MAX2AE 3.7 released 26.2.2013
This update of the 3ds Max to After Effects (and back) connection plugin adds support for 3ds Max 2013.
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Lightmap HDR Light Studio Live arrives for 3ds Max / V-Ray 29.1.2013
Real-time image based lighting for the market leading visualization solution. The new HDR Light Studio Live connection for Autodesk 3ds Max with Chaos Group V-Ray launches today.
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The Foundry release Nuke 7 29.11.2012
Version 7 brings a slew of new features to the high-end node based compositor.
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Update to Pdplayer available 29.11.2012
The free update to 1.0.6.25 includes 64 bit support for QuickTime, as well as several new features and improvements. > read more...

Chaos Group release Phoenix FD for Maya 6.11.2012
Phoenix FD has up until now been a 3ds Max only plug-in. With today's release its fire, smoke, explosions, liquids, foam and splashes is also available to Maya users. > read more...

PSD-Manager updated to version 3.2 30.5.2012
This free update adds support for 3ds Max 2013, as well as other improvements. > read more...

ProEXR 1.7 brings V-Ray image support to After Effects and Photoshop 29.4.2012
Fnord software have released a free update to ProEXR bringing several new improvements. > read more...

PSD Manager 3.1 - The V-Ray Release 9.3.2012
Cebas Visual Technology Inc. have announced the availability of psd-manager 3.1. The free update provides major workflow improvements and new features for use in combination with V-Ray. > read more...

CGarchitect launches new and improved site! 6.2.2012
Our friends at CGarchitect recently turned 10 years, and have been hard at work developing a redesigned site for the ArchViz community. Go check it out! (read more is a direct link to CGarchitect) > read more...

Phoenix Fluid Dynamics 2.0 Released 21.11.2011
Chaos Group have released Phoenix FD 2.0. The new version brings – among other things – an improved simulation core, foam and splash simulation and a particle shader for liquids, as well as an improved GPU preview. > read more...

WANTED: Editors/Content Curators at CGarchitect & VRay.info 3.11.2011
CGarchitect and VRay.info are looking for editors and content curators to join our team. If you have a keen interest in architectural CG, visual FX and our online communities, please sent us your interest. > read more...

A&G Tool Company Releases The Studio Light Rig 1.5 For 3ds Max 2012 7.9.2011
This update offers many new features and true HDRI images of actual studio lights. > read more...

CGarchitect Charity Auction for Japan Earthquake/Tsunami Relief 5.4.2011
In light of the recent events in Japan, CGarchitect decided to approach a number of their friends in the industry to host a charity auction in support of the ongoing relief efforts being undertaken around the country. > read more...

CGarchitect Architectural 3D Awards - Call for Entries 3.4.2011
CGarchitect.com is once again hosting the 8th annual Architectural 3D Awards. The winners will be given over $54,000 in prizes by the generous competition sponsors. > read more...

Solid Rocks 0.98 is out 23.2.2011
SolidRocks is an Autodesk™ 3ds Max™ plugin which automates the process of setting up rendering with V-Ray. The new version of Solid Rocks adds V-Ray 2.0 support and a new Flythrough animation wizard. > read more...

Philip Michael Brown Studio; Design Studies, Volume One 7.2.2011
CGarchitect announces a new book composed of approximately 180 pages of contemporary architectural exterior cladding and facade design studies produced using various advanced techniques with 3ds Max Design and V-Ray.
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The Studio Light Rig 18.12.2010
The A&G Tool Company has released a new studio lighting plug-in for 3ds Max and V-Ray > read more...

Phoenix FD 1.20 now available 17.12.2010
The new version now includes liquid simulation, as well as several other new features and improvements. > read more...

Ronen Bekerman presents the 24 finalists of the HOVER challenge. 10.11.2010
The challenge focused on two aspects of architectural design: the state of HOVER representing all types of cantilevered, bridged and by any other means floating spaces in architecture. The second aspect was prefabricated architectural design. > read more...

HDR Light Studio 2.0 released 9.11.2010
Lightmap limited have released the new version of their HDRI map creation tool. > read more...

Five free webinars from CGschool starting November 1st 27.10.2010
The CGschool announces five free 1-hour webinars by various industry experts from around the world. > read more...

New V-Ray material resource: vraylibrary.com 26.10.2010
Vraylibrary.com is a new free online resource for V-Ray materials. > read more...

Phoenix FD reviewed by Allan McKay in 3D World 25.10.2010
“Phoenix FD is definitely production worthy and stands out in many ways ahead of some of the already industry-proven solvers.” > read more...

Comments are back! 14.10.2010
Disqus comments are now implemented on vray.info, start discussing! > read more...

Phoenix FD 1.1 released 14.9.2010
Chaos Group today announced that the first upgrade of the fluid dynamics simulator is now available for download. > read more...

Phoenix FD released 10.8.2010
Chaos Group have released their new fluid simulation package Phoenix FD. One month introductory pricing. > read more...

GCarchitect´s graphics card roundup 28.7.2010
CGarchitect has just published a very comprehensive review of the top graphics cards from NVIDIA and ATI. > read more...

Ronen Bekerman launches Archviz Challenge II - HOVER 24.7.2010
HOVER started July 21st 2010, Duration 3 Months, Deadline October 21st 2010. > read more...

CGarchitect.coms 3D Awards 2010 winners announced 9.7.2010
The winners for the 2010 CGarchitect Architectural 3D Awards have been announced. Congratulations to all of the nominees and winners! > read more...

Phoenix FD sneak peek 9.7.2010
Phoenix FD is a new fluid simulation plug-in for 3ds Max. Chaos Group have let us take a sneak peek at some of the features in this package scheduled for release later this year. > read more...

PDPlayer Beta Program for Linux and Mac OS 15.6.2010
Ghaos Group are now accepting applications to be part of the PDPlayer beta program! > read more...

Launch of New Visualization School Sheds Light On The Visualization Industry 29.4.2010
Three visualization industry powerhouses have joined forces to form a world-class training school for professional and aspiring visualization artists. > read more...

2010 CGarchitect 3D Awards - Call For Entries 10.4.2010
The CGarchitect 3D Awards are here again! The call for entries has just opened for images, animations and real-time submissions. The Deadline is May 31, 2010, so submit soon > read more...

Autodesk 3ds Max 2011 release in progress. 6.4.2010
Subscription users are able to download 3ds Max 2011 from the subscription site now. > read more...

Review: PDPlayer 1.0.4.14 12.3.2010
At first glance PDPlayer may seem like a basic frame sequence player, but after exploring the myriad of features you will soon realize that this is a very powerful tool. This review takes a look at what PDPlayer is capable of. > read more...

Free computer hardware advice from 3DATS for people in the CG and architecture community 3.3.2010
3DATS launches a new blog discussing computer hardware for the architectural visualization field. Featuring CGarcitect moderator and hardware guru Andrew Lynn, this blog will be updated regularly with relevant hardware info for the industry. > read more...

Massive 4.0, supporting V-Ray rendering, is now available. 18.2.2010
Massive Software, developer of the Academy Award®-winning 3D animation software for AI-driven characters, has released Massive 4.0. The latest release includes support for V-Ray rendering, new terrain nodes, enhanced brain nodes and more. > read more...

SnowFlow - Automatic snow generation in scenes and on objects. 7.2.2010
Zwischendrin have released SnowFlow 1.6, a snow generator for 3ds Max. > read more...

Physical Ocean Shader 4.1.2010
DL3D have developed a V-Ray for 3ds Max compatible displacement/surface shader for creating realistic animated ocean surfaces. > read more...

The new VRay.info Shop is online. 3.1.2010
In cooperation with CGArchitect.com the VRay.info Shop is one of our newest initiatives put together to help the community with all of their visualization needs. > read more...

HDRSource updated 27.12.2009
HDRSource recently released a completely revised website containing new High Dynamic Range Images with a main focus on 3d applications. > read more...

Retweet for T-shirts 29.11.2009
Follow us on twitter, you could win a free T-shirt! > read more...

HDModels Cars vol. 4 from Evermotion 16.11.2009
HD Models Cars volume 4 gives you ten highly detailed car models. > read more...

Aversis HDRI Webshop celebrates its first birthday with huge discounts. 15.10.2009
The site has been updated with new navigation, lots of new HDRI maps and last but not least some massive discounts on all the HDRI maps! > read more...

HDR Light Studio 1.5 reviewed 8.10.2009
Lightmap Ltd. released HDRI Studio 1.5 today. VRay.info has updated the 1.0 review to include the 1.5 features. > read more...

Building Generator MAX script 29.9.2009
Tyson Ibele's amazing free script will model and create complete cities, and even creates V-Ray Proxies and materials automatically. > read more...

Chaos Software and Asynthetic release Pdplayer 1.0.3.8 29.9.2009
The new version now suports RED (R3D) files. > read more...

Zwischendrin HDR rendering contest 2009 9.9.2009
Zwischendrin recently started their HDR rendering contest 2009. > read more...

New T-shirt store! 16.8.2009
The VRay.info T-shirt store is back, with a much larger selection than before > read more...

Siger Shaders V-RayMaterialPresetsPro v.1.0 15.8.2009
V-Ray Material Presets Pro is a material collection preset Macroscript for 3ds Max and V-Ray. > read more...

Autograss for V-Ray released 13.8.2009
A one-click grass solution completely integrated with V-Ray. > read more...

New and updated egzVRay materials in beta 2.8.2009
The egzVRay materials are finally being updated to support V-Ray 1.5 SP3. Those interested may apply for beta testing. > read more...

3ds Max 2010 and 3ds Max Design 2010 SP1 released 1.8.2009
Autodesk has released Service Pack 1 for both versions of 3ds Max 2010 fixing numerous problems. > read more...

Lumiere released 31.7.2009
Richard Rosenman has released Lumiere, a Photoshop plugin capable of generating advanced glow effects. > read more...

HDR Light Studio 1.0 reviewed 29.7.2009
VRay.info reviews Protograph's HDRI creation tool > read more...

VRayScatter 2.5.5 is out 25.7.2009
iCube have recently released an update to VRayScatter containing several new features. > read more...

MatManager now available. 14.7.2009
MatManager is a new commercial script for 3ds max designed to help users work more efficiently with materials. It's fully compatible with V-Ray materials. > read more...

VRay.info is twittering 13.7.2009
Follow us on twitter to get news and other tweets > read more...

New SolidRocks Version: 0.85a 8.7.2009
This version adds Vray RT / SP3 / max 2010 compatibility among other things. > read more...

Should we print more T-Shirts? 7.7.2009
We are all out of teapot T-shirts, should we print more? Should we create other designs, chose other colors or types of apparel? Leave a comment with your views or ideas. > read more...

First V-Ray authorized renderfarm 3.7.2009
Chaos Software and RANCH Computing, a leading provider of high-performance 3D rendering services, announced the RANCH as an authorized renderfarm for V-Ray / 3ds Max projects. > read more...

VHDRI Skies Out Now! 27.5.2009
Hyperfocal Design offers its most ambitious product yet with its new VHDRI Skies collection. The sky panoramas weigh in at a huge 14,000 x 7,000 pixels with very high dynamic range - up to 17 stops. > read more...

Siger Textures release three new DVD collections of wood flooring textures 14.1.2009
Each DVD contains 50 lossless (png format) textures at a 6000×6000px resolution. > read more...

Texturefly launches new online texture store. 5.11.2008
Masked images and textures now available for the 3d graphic artist and architectural illustrator. > read more...

VRay - THE COMPLETE GUIDE - English pre-order 10.10.2008
Treddi.com is glad to announce the beginning of the Pre-order phase for the English version of the book. > read more...

Siggraph 2008 V-Ray User Group Video 2 6.10.2008
Jimmy presents the features of PDPlayer > read more...

3ds Max 2009 Architectural Visualization – Intermediate to Advanced Now Shipping 1.10.2008
3DATS announces the shipping of its second 3ds Max book dedicated to architectural visualization industry: 3ds Max 2009 Architectural Visualization – Intermediate to Advanced. > read more...

VRayProxy Animation Control 21.9.2008
A new script by Leandro Salerno for controlling the new animated deforming mesh support in the VRayProxy object in VRay 1.50.SP2 > read more...

VRayScatter is out 15.9.2008
R&D Group released VRayScatter plugin for 3ds max and Vray. This plugin lets generate huge amounts of objects in split seconds. > read more...

Greeblelicious 6.8.2008
A community gallery website devoted to greeble artistry. > read more...

VRay Scatter Demo 25.7.2008
Rendermania have posted a demo of VRayScatter. > read more...

Solid Rocks Beta 0.52 released 9.7.2008
A new version of the VRay render setup plugin is released. > read more...

VRay Scatter 8.7.2008
Create huge forests or cities with VRayProxies > read more...

PDPlayer feature list revealed 5.7.2008
Chaos Software have announced the feature list of their upcoming sequence player. > read more...

Archinteriors vol. 14 released 19.5.2008
10 textured and shadered visualization scenes ready to be rendered. > read more...

Archexteriors vol. 1 for Cinema4D and V-Ray 6.5.2008
Evermotion's Archexteriors vol. 1 is now available in a Cinema 4D version. > read more...

HDRI-locations released 6.5.2008
Thomas Suurland has released a new collection of hires HDRIs + matching backplates for virtual car photography. > read more...

3ds Max 2009 and 3ds Max Design 2009 are shipping 5.4.2008
Autodesk has started shipping the latest version(s) of 3ds Max. > read more...

New MBM Training modules: VRay Overview Series 2.4.2008
The team at Mentalboutmax have released the first Modules in their NEW Vray Overview Series. > read more...

HDRI-Studio 24.3.2008
Hires studio light environments reviewed. > read more...

Super Material PRO V3.0 31.12.2007
Manage your V-ray materials,easy remove missing maps > read more...

Autodesk 3ds Max 2008 now released 18.10.2007
3ds Max 2008 has now been released. Subscription customers should be receiving their upgrades within 7-10 days. > read more...

Vray Batch Render PRO 9.10.2007
A fully automated batch rendering tool for V-Ray > read more...

SolidRocks Beta 0.4 4.10.2007
SolidRocks is a VRay render settings automator for 3ds max and VRay. > read more...

New tutorial 27.9.2007
Creating V-Ray displacement maps from hi poly tiling geometry > read more...

The Sphere Project released 21.11.2006
CGSphere.com is a website dedicated to the evolution of technical and creative 3D sphere design and you're invited to participate! > read more...

Autodesk 3ds Max 9 now shipping 16.10.2006
3ds Max 9 is now shipping in both 32 and 64 bit versions. > read more...

Texturama.com Releases the World’s First “Build-Your-Own” Professional Texture Collection. 16.6.2006
3D Graphics professionals and game developers now have the ability to build a large seamless texture collection online by choosing their own images from a large database of images. > read more...

Architectural visualization salary survey 27.3.2006
CGarchitect.com has just launched the 2006 architectural visualization salary survey. > read more...

New archmodel collection CDs 12.1.2006
Evermotion have released the vol.19 to 21 of their model collection. > read more...

Autodesk Completes Acquisition of Alias 10.1.2006
Autodesk, Inc. today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Alias for cash consideration of $197 million USD. > read more...

3ds Max 8 SP1 6.1.2006
3ds Max 8 Service Pack 1 is now available > read more...

Rendercore extends special campaign 5.1.2006
To ring in the New Year and with positive feedback from clients, the promotional offer of Unlimited Monthly Pass has been extended until January 31, 2006 > read more...

The123d Boardroom Kit 20.12.2005
The123d announces its Boardroom Kit - the first in a new series of model collections in .MAX .3DS & .MAX Vray file formats. > read more...

Rendercore launches unlimited remote rendering solution 12.12.2005
Flat Monthly Rate Pricing Model provides an incentive for creative organizations. > read more...

HDRSource HDR Skies Volume 1 11.12.2005
HDRSource is proud to announce Skies Volume 1 DVD for retail. > read more...

Rendercore launches remote rendering solution 5.12.2005
Supporting three new versions of leading industry software packages:Vray, Brazil r/s, Cinema 4D > read more...

Simian VRay Materials vol. 1 released 22.11.2005
A collection of five V-Ray Architectural Material shaders for 3ds max. > read more...

Archmodels vol. 16 - Modern Furniture 22.11.2005
Evermotion have released the 16th CD in their model collection. > read more...

3ds Max 8 shipping 7.10.2005
Autodesk have started shipping 3ds Max 8 > read more...

Autodesk to aquire Alias 5.10.2005
Today Autodesk and Alias announced the signing of a definitive agreement for Autodesk to acquire Alias. > read more...

Fanghorn Layer Manager 15.9.2005
Fangorn Layer Manager is a powerful new layer manager for 3ds Max. > read more...

Teapot T-shirts are back in stock 14.9.2005
Now available in six additional colors. > read more...

Cavemen Should Drink Milk! 1.9.2005
CG Society has interviewed Ruairi Robinson on the production of the Cavemen ads for DDB Canada. > read more...

More archmodels from Evermotion 31.8.2005
Evermotion has just released their 10th CD with architectural models. > read more...

Global Illumination - Exteriors 28.7.2005
Gnomon Workshop has just released a new DVD covering GI exterior lighting techniques with VRay. > read more...

New archmodels CDs out now 27.7.2005
Evermotion release vol 5 and 6 of their architectural model collection. > read more...

New T-shirts - Make a Statement! 29.6.2005
New teapot design now available in our T-shirt store > read more...

Chaos Group website redesign 5.6.2005
The new and improved Chaos Group website launched this weekend. > read more...

T-shirt sale in June 1.6.2005
We are clearing out the last few rendermonkey T-shirts. $3 off all T-shirts in June! This is your last chance to get this limited edition T-shirt! > read more...

Free HDRI CD collection from Evermotion 9.5.2005
Evermotion have created a large collection of free HDRI files. > read more...

Res Power renderfarm adds support for VRay 6.5.2005
ResPower is a 2.9+ THz self-service renderfarm. They have recently worked with Chaos Group to provide VRay rendering to their clients. > read more...

VRay consultancy 23.3.2005
UK based Rendertime has started offering a VRay consultancy service. > read more...

Tutorial: Photorealistic rendering with VRay 2.2.2005
New VRay tutorial by Dragos Jieanu on the123d.com > read more...

Tutorial: Making of the Bathroom Scene 21.12.2004
Joshua Staub has written an exclusive 'making of' for his excellent 'Bathroom Scene' for the123d.com > read more...

Dosch 3D: Cars 2004 10.12.2004
Need cars for your exterior renderings? New 3D-model car collection from Dosch Design > read more...

VRay.info T-shirts 3.11.2004
Get yours now while supply lasts. > read more...

AURA version 0.60.01 15.10.2004
The next public build of AURA is available for download. > read more...

3ds max® 7 shipping 13.10.2004
Discreet, a division of Autodesk, Inc. announced today it has begun shipping the latest version of its award-winning professional 3D modeling, animation and rendering software 3ds max® 7 > read more...

AURA Public Beta released 8.9.2004
Chaos Group today released AURA for public beta. > read more...

Aura public beta 2.9.2004
Yesterday Chaos Group announced the start date for the public beta testing phase of its fluid-based fire and smoke simulation plugin code-named Aura. > read more...

More details on AURA available 31.3.2004
Chaos Group have released more details and more sample animations from AURA 0.50.00 > read more...

Chaotic Dimension did a total re-design of their website. 5.2.2004
Go check it out! > read more...

HDRI volume 1.0 1.2.2004
Ricahrd Rosenman has released HDRI volume 1.0 > read more...

The RenderNode Magazine 22.8.2003
The RenderNode Magazine will be reviewing VRay in its preview issue this September. > read more...

Evermotion Video Tutorials 21.8.2003
The evermotion video tutorials are back online. > read more...

discreet announce 3ds max 6 29.7.2003
Detailed information about the upcoming release of 3ds max 6 is now available on the discreet website. > read more...

Review of HDRIbase 26.7.2003
Metin Seven reviews HDRIbase 1 and 2. > read more...

Free video tutorials 11.6.2003
Evermotion has released 5 free video tutorials to help beginners get started with VRay. > read more...

New AURA previews 27.5.2003
Chaos Group have released a few new AURA test animations. > read more...

OpenEXR loader for 3ds max 22.5.2003
Splutterfish have released their free OpenEXR loader for 3ds max > read more...

SimCloth 3 released! 2.5.2003
Version 3 of the free cloth simulation plugin by Vladimir Koylazov (Vlado) has just been released. > read more...

Aura gallery updated 17.4.2003
Chaos Group have updated the Aura gallery with smoke images and animations. > read more...

Aura announced 22.3.2003
Chaos Group announces a new fluid engine - code-name AURA > read more...

VRay.info on new server 7.11.2002
The site was moved to a high bandwidth server today. > read more...


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