[v5.00.05] V-Ray for 3ds Max Full Installers, Unlocked Files AIO

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In this post, AppNee will keep releasing all available updates to V-Ray for 3ds Max, which are VR-ready and completely compatible with Autodesk’s 3ds Max 2009 ~ 2021. What we provides you here are the V-Ray full Installers, registered DLL files (cgauth.dll, vray20xx.dll, vray20xx.of; BlackStorm.dll, vray.exe, BlackStorm.dlr, vrlclient.xml; unlock patcher, LastVRay.dll, LastVRay.dlr, ….) along with detailed installation notes for 64-bit of Windows only.

// Key Features //

  • Highly-Optimized Cpu Rendering
  • Incredibly Fast Gpu Rendering
  • Accurate Lights
  • Global Illumination
  • Photoreal Cameras
  • Physically-Based Materials
  • Memory-Efficient Textures
  • Dynamic Geometry
  • V-Ray Frame Buffer
  • Vrscans Material Library Support
  • Hair & Fur
  • Volumes
  • Render Elements
  • Variance-Based Adaptive Sampling
  • Automatic Sampling
  • V-Ray Denoiser
  • New Sky Model & Aerial Perspective
  • Vr & Specialty Cameras
  • Triplanar Mappiing
  • Rounded Corners
  • Specialty Geometry
  • Clipper W/ Render-Time Booleans

// New in V-Ray 3.6 //

// Installation Notes //

V-Ray Next v5.00.04 for 3ds Max 2016~2021:

  1. Delete the unlocked files vray_v5x00x_fix.dlr and vray_v5x00x_max_fix.dll you ever used, or any other unlocked files like vray201x.dlr, vray_zzz201x.dll, LastVRay.dlr, BlackStorm.dlr, etc.
  2. Download and install V-Ray for 3ds Max (there is no need to install the License Server, pick “Remote” option instead)
  3. Copy the unlocked file ‘vray_v5x00x_fix.dlr‘ to one of the following paths:
    • 3dsMax plugins dir: C:\Program Files\Autodesk\3ds Max 20xx\plugins\
    • vrayplugins dir: C:\Program Files\Autodesk\3ds Max 20xx\plugins\vrayplugins\
  4. Copy the unlocked file ‘vray_v5x00x_max_fix.dll‘ to the following path:
    • V-Ray plugins dir: C:\Program Files\Chaos Group\V-Ray\3ds Max 20xx\bin\plugins\
  5. Done

V-Ray Next v4.x0.0x for 3ds Max 2013~2021:

  1. Delete the unlocked files vray_v4x00x_fix.dlr and vray_v4x00x_max_fix.dll you ever used, or any other unlocked files like vray201x.dlr, vray_zzz201x.dll, LastVRay.dlr, BlackStorm.dlr, etc.
  2. Download and install V-Ray for 3ds Max (there is no need to install the License Server)
  3. Copy the unlocked file ‘vray_v4x00x_fix.dlr‘ to the following path:
    • C:\Program Files\Autodesk\3ds Max 20xx\plugins\ (or C:\Program Files\Autodesk\3ds Max 20xx\plugins\vrayplugins\)
  4. Copy the unlocked file ‘vray_v4x00x_max_fix.dll‘ to the following path:
    • C:\Program Files\Chaos Group\V-Ray\3ds Max 20xx (for x64)\bin\plugins\
  5. Done

for V-Ray v3.60.03 for 3ds Max 20xx:

  1. Uninstall all previous versions of V-Ray
  2. Make sure you have removed the following folders:
    • 3ds Max: \Program Files\Autodesk\3ds Max 20xx
    • Vray RT: \Program Files\Chaos Group\V-Ray\RT for 3ds Max 20xx for x64\bin
  3. Download and install ‘vray_adv_36003_max20xx_x64.exe‘ to its default installation folder
  4. Copy the unlocked file ‘vray20xx.dlr‘ to “\Program Files\Autodesk\3ds Max 20xx\plugins\” and overwrite
  5. Copy the unlocked file ‘vray_zzz20xx.dlr‘ to “\Program Files\Chaos Group\V-Ray\RT for 3ds Max 20xx for x64\bin\plugins\” and overwrite
  6. All done, enjoy

for V-Ray v3.50.04 for 3ds Max 2015/2016/2017:

  1. Remove all previous unlocked files, including the ‘BlackStorm.dlr’
  2. Download and install ‘vray_adv_35004_max201x_x64.exe’
  3. Copy the unlocked file ‘LastVRay.dlr’ to “C:\Program Files\Autodesk\3ds Max 201x\stdplugs” and overwrite
  4. Copy unlocked files ‘vray.exe’ and ‘LastVRay.dll’ to “C:\Program Files\Chaos Group\V-Ray\RT for 3ds Max 201x for x64\bin” and overwrite
  5. Done, enjoy!

for V-Ray v3.40.03 for 3ds Max 2015/2016/2017:

Using the new unlocked files:

  1. Download and install ‘vray_adv_34003_max201x_x64.exe’
  2. Copy two files (BlackStorm.dll, vray.exe) in ‘RT‘ folder to “C:\Program Files\Chaos Group\V-Ray\RT for 3ds Max 20xx for x64\bin”
  3. Copy one file (BlackStorm.dlr) in ‘stdplugs‘ folder to “C:\Program Files\Autodesk\3ds Max 20xx\stdplugs”
  4. Copy one file (vrlclient.xml) in ‘Chaos‘ folder to “C:\Program Files\Common Files\ChaosGroup”
  5. All done, enjoy!

Using the old unlocked files:

  1. Run ‘vray_adv_34003_max2017_x64.exe’
  2. Click ‘Customize‘ button, uncheck “Install WIBU keys drivers“, then finish installation
  3. Copy all unlocked files to installation directory and overwrite
  4. Copy ‘cgauth.dll‘ file to C:\Program Files\Chaos Group\V-Ray\RT for 3ds Max 2017 for x64\bin\
  5. Done, enjoy!

for V-Ray v3.20.02 for 3ds Max 2015:

  1. Download and run vray_adv_32002_max2015_x64.exe
  2. On the 2nd screen, click Customize and then uncheck Install WIBU key drivers
  3. Finish installation following instructions
  4. Copy everything from Unlocked Files folder to your 3ds max 2015 (or 2016) installation directory and overwrite
  5. Copy the single cgauth.dll file to C:\Program Files\Chaos Group\V-Ray\RT for 3ds Max 2015 (or 2016) for x64\bin\ (so as to use the RT)
  6. All done, enjoy!

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// Download URLs //

Version Support For Full Installer +Unlocked Files
V-Ray Next (for 3ds Max 2013+, 64-bit only)
v5.00.05
  • 3ds Max 2016
  • 3ds Max 2017
  • 3ds Max 2018
  • 3ds Max 2019
  • 3ds Max 2020
  • 3ds Max 2021
  •  (2016)
  •  (2017)
  •  (2018)
  •  (2019)
  •  (2020)
  •  (2021)
v4.30.02
  • 3ds Max 2016
  • 3ds Max 2017
  • 3ds Max 2018
  • 3ds Max 2019
  • 3ds Max 2020
  • 3ds Max 2021
  •  (2016)
  •  (2017)
  •  (2018)
  •  (2019)
  •  (2020)
  •  (2021)
v4.30.01
  • 3ds Max 2013
  • 3ds Max 2014
  • 3ds Max 2015
  •  (2013)
  •  (2014)
  •  (2015)
v4.20.01
  • 3ds Max 2016
  • 3ds Max 2017
  • 3ds Max 2018
  • 3ds Max 2019
  • 3ds Max 2020
  •  (2016)
  •  (2017)
  •  (2018)
  •  (2019)
  •  (2020)
v4.10.03
  • 3ds Max 2018
  • 3ds Max 2019
  • 3ds Max 2020
  •  (2018)
  •  (2019)
  •  (2020)
v4.10.02
  • 3ds Max 2013
  • 3ds Max 2014
  • 3ds Max 2015
  • 3ds Max 2016
  • 3ds Max 2017
  • reserved (2013)
  • reserved (2014)
  • reserved (2015)
  • reserved (2016)
  • reserved (2017)
V-Ray 3.x (for 3ds Max 2011+, 64-bit only)
v3.60.03
  • 3ds Max 2013
  • 3ds Max 2014
  • 3ds Max 2015
  • 3ds Max 2016
  • 3ds Max 2017
  • 3ds Max 2018
  • reserved (2013)
  • reserved (2014)
  • reserved (2015)
  • reserved (2016)
  • reserved (2017)
  • reserved (2018)
v3.50.04
  • 3ds Max 2015
  • 3ds Max 2016
  • 3ds Max 2017
  • reserved (2015)
  • reserved (2016)
  • reserved (2017)
v3.40.03
  • 3ds Max 2015
  • 3ds Max 2016
  • 3ds Max 2017
  • reserved (2015)
  • reserved (2016)
  • reserved (2017)
v3.40.01 3ds Max 2014~2016
  • reserved (2014)
  • reserved (2015)
  • reserved (2016)
v3.30.04 3ds Max (Design) 2016 reserved
v3.20.03
  • 3ds Max 2014
  • 3ds Max 2015
  • 3ds Max 2016
  • reserved (2014)
  • reserved (2015)
  • reserved (2016)
v3.20.02
  • 3ds Max 2014
  • 3ds Max 2015
  • 3ds Max 2016
  • reserved (2014)
  • reserved (2015)
  • reserved (2016)
v3.00.07 3ds Max (Design) 2015
v3.00.03 3ds Max (Design) 2014
V-Ray 2.x (for 3ds Max 2009~2014)
v2.40.03
  • 3ds Max 2009
  • 3ds Max 2010
  • 3ds Max 2011
  • 3ds Max 2012
  • 3ds Max 2013
  • 3ds Max 2014

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