This page provides information of the installation process of V-Ray for Cinema 4D. 

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Overview


This guide is to serve as a reference for installation of V-Ray 3.7 for Cinema 4D. 

You can download the latest official version of V-Ray 3.7 from http://www.chaosgroup.com with the account supplied to you by Chaos Group or your reseller.

 

A complete installation of V-Ray 3.7 for Cinema 4D consists of:

  • V-Ray  

  • V-Ray IPR

  • V-Ray Standalone

 

In order to complete a full installation of V-Ray 3.7 for Cinema you need to:

  1. Install V-Ray for Cinema 4D 

  2. Install the License Server or connect to one on your network. 

Installing V-Ray for Cinema 4D


This section describes the installation of V-Ray for Cinema 4D using the provided installer.

 

Windows

To complete the installation follow these steps:

1. You will be presented with the V-Ray licensing agreement. Please read the agreement. Check the I accept checkbox and click Next to proceed:

 

 

2. During the next step you can choose the installation type. The available installation types are:

Workstation – A full installation that includes V-Ray for Cinema 4D, IPR for Cinema 4D, V-Ray Standalone, V-Ray Tools and Documentation. 
Standalone
– An installation which includes V-Ray Standalone and IPR render server. Please choose this option if you plan to use this machine only for Distributed Rendering with V-Ray Standalone and an IPR render server.

You can also choose the Cinema 4D versions you need V-Ray installation for.

 

 

3. After you choose the installation type you can click the “Customize” button and adjust the corresponding installation settings. If you have selected the full installation, you will see the full list of customizable settings:

How are you going to connect to the V-Ray license server – Specifies whether the V-Ray license server will run locally or on another machine. If you select “Remote V-Ray license server on the network” you will be given fields to specify the IP address of the machine on which the V-Ray License server is running. Please leave the port 30304 unchanged.

Specify installation paths – Use to confirm the default folders are correct.

 

 

4. The installer will detect and list any applications that need to be closed. Please close them and click Install Now.  

5. The installer will proceed to uninstall any previous versions, if there are any and install V-Ray.

6. If the installation was successful, you will get the final screen.  

 

 

7. The "Open ChaosGroup License Server download page" box will prompt you to download the License Server in order to install it. In order for V-Ray to run successfully, the License Server must be installed. 

8. Press the Finish button. 

 

Mac OS

To complete the installation follow these steps:

1. You will be presented with the V-Ray licensing agreement. Please read the agreement. Check the I accept checkbox and click Next to proceed:

 

 

2. During the next step you can choose the installation type. The available installation types are:

Workstation – A full installation that includes V-Ray for Cinema 4D, IPR for Cinema 4D, V-Ray Standalone, V-Ray Tools and Documentation. 
Standalone only – An installation which includes V-Ray Standalone and IPR render server. Please choose this option if you plan to use this machine only for Distributed Rendering with V-Ray Standalone and an IPR render server.

You can also choose the Cinema 4D versions you need V-Ray installation for.

 

 

3. After you choose the installation type you can click the “Customize” button and adjust the corresponding installation settings.  If you have selected the Workstation installation, you will see the full list of customizable settings:

The installer will detect and list any applications that need to be closed. Please close them and click Install Now.

How are you going to connect to the V-Ray license server? – Specifies whether the V-Ray license server will run locally or on another machine. If you select “Remote V-Ray license server on the network” you will be given fields to specify the IP address of the machine on which the V-Ray License server is running. Please leave the port 30304 unchanged.
Specify installation paths
 – Use to confirm the default folders are correct. 

 

 

4. The installer will proceed to uninstall any previous versions and install V-Ray.

5. If the installation was successful, you will get the final screen.  

 

 

6. The "Open ChaosGroup License Server download page" box will prompt you to download the License Server in order to install it. In order for V-Ray to run successfully, the License Server must be installed. 

7. Press the Finish button.