V-Ray Light Settings packages can be added to lights in Modo to give finer control and improve renderings.
V-Ray supports all native Modo lights with V-Ray Production rendering and RT in a manner that produces a photorealistic lighting result. Most of the lights' features are also implemented for GPU rendering. (See the compatibility page for detailed info)
The V-Ray Light Settings package, when added to Modo lights, enhances the lights to provide both fine control and rendering optimizations. There is no requirement to add a V-Ray Light Settings package in order to render Modo lights in V-Ray; the packages are available only to provide additional parameters for more control.
V-Ray Sun/Sky is a separate light settings package that can be added to a Directional light regardless of whether the V-Ray Light Settings package is added. V-Ray Sun/Sky makes it easy to set up a V-Ray Sun/Sky system.
There are several ways to add (or remove) a light settings package. All methods require the lights to be selected before adding or removing the package. The following light settings packages can be added.
Adding a V-Ray Package
V-Ray packages can be added through the V-Ray menu or the V-Ray Toolbar.
||Select lights|| > V-Ray menu > Add or Remove V-Ray package > Add V-Ray Light Settings to selected lights
||Select Lights|| > V-Ray Toolbar > Add or Remove V-Ray packages
V-Ray Light Settings can be removed from a selected light or lights with V-Ray menu > V-Ray Package > Remove V-Ray Light Settings from selected lights.
Adding a V-Ray Sun package to a Direct Light via the V-Ray Toolbox
UI Path: ||Select Direct light in Item List|| > V-Ray Toolbox > Add V-Ray Sun
- V-Ray packages can be added to Geometry, Render Items, Cameras, and more.