This is a legacy documentation space! Please refer to V-Ray Next for Rhino help for most up-to-date information.


Render Node – Machine that is doing the actual rendering.

Distributed Rendering – Dividing frames to buckets and rendering them on different render nodes by using V-Ray DR spawner, V-Ray Standalone or a V-Ray RT render server.

Network Rendering –  Rendering whole frames on each render node, for example by submitting jobs to job managers like Backburner.

V-Ray DR spawner – A V-Ray tool used to start V-Ray stand-alone in server mode for Distributed Rendering.

V-Ray SDK – A V-Ray Software Development Kit used for creation of custom materials and geometry.