2008, April 19th, Sofia – Chaos Software announced the immediate availability of the next version of V-Ray – 1.50.SP2 (1.50 service pack 2)

You can download the new version in the usual manner by going to the ChaosGroup website and logging in with your support account.

The V-Ray 1.5 Service Pack 2 is now compatible with Autodesk® 3ds Max 2009® and Autodesk® 3ds Max Design 2009®.

The update also includes several new features, for example VRayIES photometric light; VRaySimbiontMtl material for direct rendering of DarkTree materials; VRayShadowMap shadow generator for standard light for reduction of flickering of VRayFur; the VRay_ExtraTex render element for generating ambient occlusion passes, UVW channel passes etc. There are many modifications and improvements of existing features. The complete list with all details can be found in the changelog file, part of the installation and customers can be also referred to the information provided in the V-Ray help index.