Author Topic: Vray 3.0 open beta  (Read 23722 times)

2013-09-04, 10:14:52

maru

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http://www.v-ray.com/

Who may participate in the V-Ray 3.0 for 3ds Max beta?
The beta is open to licensed users of V-Ray for 3ds Max.

2013-09-04, 10:48:22
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tavisual

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I sent the request right now ;)

2013-09-04, 11:26:47
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Meeeeh, already decided not to buy another upgrade.
They want 250 Euros now for 1 RENDERNODE LICENSE. It used to be free but isn't anymore. Way to pricey for me. No DR anymore, no network rendering anymore? No money from me anymore.
(yeah... i know... you could argue that this is standard with other engines and that this is normal for xyz and blabla softwares but I bought a vray lic with unlimited free rendernodes and now, when upgrading, i loose this feature)
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2013-09-04, 11:52:45
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do they have some # of rendernodes included in the workstation licence for free?
Rendering is magic.
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2013-09-04, 12:05:37
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Unified Licensing
In V-Ray 3.0 the User license and Render Nodes are licensed separately. This allows for unified licensing across applications and reduces the cost for individual User licenses. The new price of V-Ray 3.0 for 3ds Max User license + 1 V-Ray 3.0 Render Node is $1050/ €750. Single V-Ray Render Nodes 3.0 cost $350 /€250.
http://vray.info/news/article.asp?ID=557
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2013-09-04, 12:41:18
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Rendering is magic.
Private scene uploader | How to get minidumps for crashed/frozen 3ds Max | Sorry for short replies, brief responses = more time to develop Corona ;)

2013-09-04, 13:50:00
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There's actually a lot more bullshit in there than I thought.
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"V-Ray 2.x licenses will remain active for a 6-month grace period from the date of upgrade to V-Ray 3.0.
A special V-Ray 2.4 build will be available to provide compatibility with V-Ray 3.0 licenses."
Which sounds like it will not be possible to render "unlimited" with 2.4 either if you're going to update.

But anyways, still enough vray fanboys to just blindly buy it.

Feeling spoofed the second time by chaosgroup (2.0 upgrade was nonsense too) but I'm happy because it's a good thing for Corona.
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2013-09-04, 17:10:27
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1 license per node...what a joke !

this is like the shit cloud thing of Adobe CC, customers were so damn angry :D

2013-09-04, 17:19:50
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This is a good news for Corona :) not for vray users, this pissed me off a lot. I don't kow if I'm gonna update it honestly..
How can you pretend something like that especially in a critical moment like that?

It's a good way to lose customers ;)

2013-09-04, 23:11:37
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Actually it's not that absurd, and hardly overpriced. Upgrade option provides pretty cheap price for nodes.
It's simply moving more into Entertainment market with studios that can easily afford this, and will compete with Arnold and so-likes, which have pretty much the same price politics on nodes. It's nothing new.

It's decent update imho, way more that I expected, but not that miraculous. Definitely plan on upgrade, as currently Corona and Vray compliments themselves well in our production.

1 license per node...what a joke !

this is like the shit cloud thing of Adobe CC, customers were so damn angry :D

Except that for most part, CC deal is pretty damn good. And while there won't be future CS continuation, current CS version will continue to exist and be possible to buy. Vocal groups were angry but world continues to turn. Due to discount from Behance, we run full cloud (every single Adobe app plus shit ton of bonuses) for 30 euros per month already including 10euros for ProSite. That's uber cheap compared to if I wanted to buy CS6.0 PS/AE/Premiere.
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2013-09-05, 00:12:10
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Ok, wait... for an upgrade of a single User License and 6 universal Render Nodes, it would be $700.  An upgrade to 2 User Licenses and 22 universal Render Nodes would be around $1960.

2013-09-05, 01:06:00
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2013-09-05, 01:18:24
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If you look better, the price isn't so high. VRay is very powerful renderer, complex. I used VRay 10 years and I only pay 2 times. For a small business, 6 nodes is ok. If you have 11 nodes, your business is not so little and you can pay 1300 euro for this license/nodes.

2013-09-05, 11:10:32
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Hm.... I'm not sure what this actually means but Vlado wrote this in the chaosgroup forums vray 3.0 beta thread

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I'll put it this way (and it's painful to have to say it): we are not in a position to be able support free unlimited rendering in any form or shape anymore after the release of 3.0

Best regards,
Vlado
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2013-09-05, 11:45:48
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