Please note that this documentation space offers information for V-Ray 3.6! For most up-to-date documentation, refer to V-Ray Next for Modo help.

This section contains links to V-Ray General Textures in V-Ray for Modo.


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The textures in this section offer common utilities and are optimized for rendering with V-Ray.



UI Path: ||Shading viewport|| > Shader Tree > Add Layer button > V-Ray Textures


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V-Ray Curvature

Samples the underlying mesh for curves.

V-Ray Dirt

Simulates dirt in crevices and can produce ambient occlusion maps.





V-Ray Distance

Returns a different color based on a point's distance to a specified object.

V-Ray Edges

Creates a wire frame effect.





-Ray Falloff
Produces a grayscale map based on angular falloff.

-Ray Fresnel
Blends two maps based on the angle of view and an index of refraction.





V-Ray Hair Variation

Used to vary shading properties along hair strands.

V-Ray Layered

Merges or composites textures using blend modes or texture masks.





V-Ray Multi Sub

Distributes multiple textures to different objects based on IDs or randomization.

V-Ray PTex

Allows PTex textures to be used with V-Ray.





V-Ray Ray Switch

Enables different textures to be used when viewed through Shadows, GI, Reflections, and Refractions.

V-Ray Softbox

Can be used with V-Ray Area Lights to create soft box illumination.





V-Ray Triplanar

Enables quick assignment of 2D textures on object lacking suitable UV coordinates.