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V-Ray Alternatives for Mac

There are many alternatives to V-Ray for Mac if you are looking for a replacement. The best Mac alternative is Adobe Dimension. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Cycles Renderer or LuxCoreRender. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to V-Ray and many of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to V-Ray are Keyshot, appleseed, Mitsuba and Kerkythea.

V-Ray alternatives are mainly 3D Modelers but may also be 3D Painting Apps or 3D Animators. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of V-Ray.
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  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Linux
  • Rhinoceros
  • Autodesk 3ds Max
  • Autodesk Revit
  • Sketchup

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  1. Adobe Dimension icon

    Adobe Dimension

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Adobe Creative Cloud

    Adobe Dimension (formerly Project Felix and then Adobe Dimension CC) is the 3D design tool made for graphic designers. With extensive integration with Adobe Stock, you can easily composite 2D and 3D assets to build product shots, scene visualizations, and abstract art.

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  2. Cycles Renderer

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Cycles is Blender’s ray-trace based production render engine and in development since 2011. It was originally developed by Brecht van Lommel, and is maintained by an active team of developers today. Since its release as Apache 2.

    ⚫︎ PortableCycles Renderer can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  3. LuxCoreRender icon

    LuxCoreRender

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    LuxCoreRender is a physically based and unbiased rendering engine. Based on state of the art algorithms, LuxCoreRender simulates the flow of light according to physical equations, thus producing realistic images of photographic quality.

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    Keyshot

    • Mac
    • Windows

    KeyShot is an interactive raytracing and global illumination program developed by Luxion for both PC and Mac that breaks down the complexity of creating photographic images from 3D models.

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    appleseed

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    appleseed is a modern, open source, physically-based rendering engine designed to produce photorealistic images, animations and visual effects. It provides individuals and small studios with an efficient, reliable suite of tools built on robust foundations and open technologies.

    ⚫︎ Portableappleseed can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Mitsuba

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Physically based renderer.

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    Kerkythea

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Sketchup
    • Blender

    Powerful, feature-rich and fast standalone raytracing renderer.

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    RenderMan

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    PhotoRealistic RenderMan, or PRMan for short, is a proprietary photorealistic RenderMan-compliant renderer.

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    Radeon ProRender

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Radeon ProRender (formerly AMD FireRender) is a powerful physically-based rendering engine that enables creative professionals to produce stunningly photorealistic images.

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  10. Octane Render icon

    Octane Render

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Octane Render is the world's first GPU based, un-biased, physically based renderer. What does that mean? It uses the video card in your computer to render photorealistic results fast...really fast.

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