Chaos Group provides innovative rendering solutions for the media, entertainment, and design industries.
For over a decade the flagship rendering software, V-Ray®, has set the standard for speed, quality, reliability and ease of use, and it has become the rendering engine of choice for renowned international studios.
The company proudly supports the 3D community through a suite of software solutions: V-Ray® for Autodesk® 3ds Max®, V-Ray® for Autodesk® Maya®, V-Ray® for Autodesk® Softimage®, V-Ray® for Rhino®, VRay® for SketchUp®, Phoenix FD™ for Autodesk® 3ds Max®, Phoenix FD™ for Autodesk® Maya®, and Pdplayer™.
V-Ray® for Rhino offers visualization professionals a state-of-the-art solution that generates high-quality images of unparalleled realism. Rhino users in all fields – from engineering and product design to 3D animation – depend on VRay as a quick, easy and cost efficient way to render their most cutting-edge images.
V-Ray® for Maya is the preferred rendering engine for the Film & VFX industry. The rendering engine delivers uncompromised stability, interactivity, ease of use and unprecedented speed and the vast multitude of features makes it the premier choice for the discerning professionals.
V-Ray for Maya enables the rendering of even larger scenes with greater complexity and artists can rely on a faster rendering process.
SketchUp® users in all fields depend on V-Ray® as a quick, easy and costefficient way to render their most cutting-edge images. Developed by the Chaos Group, V-Ray for SketchUp works with Trimble’s SketchUp, one of the most popular 3D modeling tools available today.
Built on V-Ray’s core platform of rendering speed, stability, and quality, V-Ray® for Softimage is an advanced rendering solution for the VFX and animation industries. V-Ray for Softimage includes ICE support, efficient Global
Illumination, versatile shaders, and much more.
Phoenix FD™ for Maya empowers VFX artists to simulate fire, smoke, explosions, liquids, foam and splashes, while offering exceptional flexibility and speed. It is a hybrid simulation system including grids and particles,
enabling you to get the best of both worlds. Fully integrated with V-Ray, it harnesses the power of Chaos Group’s rendering engine including proper GI from the generated fluid. V-Ray RT supports all Phoenix FD fluids, including
liquids with proper refraction. Phoenix FD for Maya is optimized for huge amounts of particles allowing VFX artists to work on complex simulations.
Phoenix FD is an all-in-one solution for fluid dynamics. With Phoenix FD, artists can simulate fire, smoke, liquids, foam, ocean spray and more. Phoenix FD is used in multiple television series such as Game of Thrones and The Flash, and is specifically designed for fast-paced production. Phoenix FD integrates seamlessly into 3ds Max and is optimized to render with V-Ray.
Pdplayer™ is a professional image sequence player and viewer for the 3D, CG and VFX industry. It supports most industry standard file formats including EXR, HDR, DPX, CIN, R3D, TGA, SGI, IFF, PIC and VRIMG. Multiple layers can be color-corrected and composed together in real time. Pdplayer is fast and lightweight solution, it starts quickly and flips through frames with ease.