Advanced Rendering

Mental Ray
Rendering Imagination Visible
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Rendering Imagination Visible

NVIDIA® mental ray® rendering software generates images of outstanding quality and unsurpassed realism. It combines physically based light simulation with full programmability to let you create any imaginable visual effect.

This is a feature-rich, high-performance 3D rendering software that creates incredible images based on advanced ray-tracing techniques. Used by industry professionals for over 25 years, mental ray has become a standard for photorealistic rendering across the film, visual effects, and design industries.

NVIDIA mental ray Rendering Software


mental ray Products from NVIDIA


mental ray is available as the rendering engine in many popular 3D content-creation applications.

Now Available: mental ray for Maya.

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mental ray Standalone