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Characteristics for:V-Ray PLEV-Ray TrialV-Ray Educational
Best suited for

Artists starting out in CG and rendering. 

Self-taught artists who need more time to improve their skills.

All artists who want to test V-Ray for Maya’s full capabilities and feature set for a limited time.Students and educators who need unlimited access to V-Ray’s features and capabilities, as well as all product updates.
Expiration period90 days (renewable)
30 days1 year
AvailabilityFreeFreePaid (at discount prices)
License eligibilityAnyoneAnyoneStudents, educators
Type of use Non-commercial only

Non-commercial only

Educational (non-commercial only)
Technical supportNot includedIncludedIncluded
Number of licenses per user1 per user1 per user1 per student or as many as needed for institutions
Render nodes1 1 As many as needed for educational institutions

Limitations apply

Fancy Bullets
  • Resolution limited to 4K (3840 x 2160)
  • No distributed rendering
  • No export of render-ready VRScene files
  • No V-Ray Standalone
  • No batch rendering
  • No V-Ray SDK
  • No V-Ray AppSDK
  • No ZIP install
  • No VRscans support
  • Scene pollution (stamping saved scenes)


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