Chaosgroup have just announced the immediate release of their 2.2 update of Vray for 3ds Max.
New Hair and Fur Capabilities -Â New VRayHairMtl shader and VRayHairInfoTex map. AlsoÂ Seamlessly render hair created using Ephereâ€™s Ornatrix plug-in with the new modifier – VRayOrnatrixMod.
Real-time Rendering Improvements -Â Incorporate VRayProxy objects, texture-mapped area and mesh lights, Simple Skylight portals, and the VRayBlendMtl into an ultra-fast V-RayRT GPU workflow.Â Pan and zoom within V-RayRTâ€™s ActiveShade window using â€œReal Zoom.â€
Next-Generation Texturing -Â Experience the benefits of Ptex, an innovative texturing method eliminating the need to assign UVs, using the new VRayPTex map.
V-Ray Frame Buffer Enhancements -Â Load ICC profiles directly into the V-Ray Frame Buffer to ensure consistent color.Â Access to the V-Ray frame buffer from MaxScript.Â Right-click to access a new menu with important VFB features.
MetaSL Support -Â Load textures and materials created in the meta shading language, MetaSL, using the new VRayGSLTex map and VRayGLSLMtl shader.
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