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Raytrace or V-ray ?
show user profile  urbanknight
Hi,

Would like to ask all experts here what's the difference between Raytrace and V-ray ? For rendering, will V-ray produce better results than Raytrace ? Also, can I apply raytrace materials to the object and render it in V-ray ?

Thanking all in advance,
Ivan
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2/17/2009 3:45:59 AM (last edit: 2/17/2009 3:45:59 AM)
show user profile  StevegeK
As far as I know, but I've been out of 3D for about half a year now... Raytrace is just a rendering script to calculate how rays fly trough your scene, illuminating objects or showing reflections/refractions to the camera.

So it can be part of a renderer.

V-ray on the other hand is a complete rendering solution that addresses rendering scripts, like raytrace, within a scene and well..... it manages to calculate (render) the whole picture.


Other fellas imrpove me when I'm wrong. But that's how I see it.

Edit:
Raytracing:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ray_tracing_(graphics)

V-Ray http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/V-Ray



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2/17/2009 3:48:19 AM (last edit: 2/17/2009 3:49:37 AM)
show user profile  Idiotforaliving
*sigh*
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2/17/2009 4:20:56 AM (last edit: 2/17/2009 4:20:56 AM)
show user profile  Dr. Jim
Raytracing is a process.
Raytracing is also a feature incorporated into various renderers.

Vray is a rendering engine, 3rd part plugin renderer.
Vray will raytrace.

Also,...2 minutes with google would explain in more depth.
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2/17/2009 5:45:22 AM (last edit: 2/17/2009 5:45:22 AM)
show user profile  killerbee2
what the rest said, vray IS a raytracer.




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2/17/2009 7:04:21 AM (last edit: 2/17/2009 7:04:21 AM)
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