V-RayMtl Converter

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V-RayMtl Converter 3.0

V-RayMtl Converter - the very useful professional tool for automating such a time-consuming process as converting of materials and other scene components (lights, cameras, proxy etc) from different renderer engines to V-Ray (currently supported: Standard, Raytrace, Autodesk Material, Architectural (Revit), mrArch&Design, Corona Renderer, NVIDIA iray (unofficial), fr-Advanced, Brazil Advanced), as well as to reverse the conversion of V-Ray materials into Standard materials (which is very useful for game developers, 3d modelers, etc)

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V-RayMtl Converter 3 — is a new version of the maxscript known as VRayMtlConverter.
This version is the next generation after version 2.5 and in comparison with the previous version new features and improvements appeared in this version: support for more materials, maps and other scene components, additional selection of materials for conversion, as well as more flexible options for converting and fixing the scene and its components.

View full list of currently supported materials, maps and scene components for converting.

Current verion: 3.97 
View full changelog

More detailed information about the new features and capabilities of the converter can be found here: https://maxtools.3dzver.ru/vmc
or here: Autodesk App Store


About conversion:

None of the existing converters can provide 100% accuracy of the conversion due to the fact that the principle of the different renderer engines differs, and sometimes differs significantly. In this regard, the physical parameters of materials are also significantly different. But despite these differences, we tried to achieve the maximum possible accuracy of the conversion, which the our plugin provides an average of 90-98%

V-RayMtl Converter converts the source materials into other specified material with the maximum possible preservation of the basic properties of the material, such as diffuse, specular, opacity (including filter), glossiness, roughness, bump, displacement,  selfillumination (emission), translucency, reflection, refraction. Also, all the textures that are used for the above parameters are saved. As for special procedural maps, they are converted only if there is an analogue. Otherwise, the procedural maps remain as they are or are deleted if the target materials do not support them.

NOTE: I hope you remember that for the conversion of materials between different renderer engines, a prerequisite is the presence of these renderer engines in your system.



Process of installing the V-RayMtl Converter 3 is very simple and does not require any special knowledge.
First be sure to have FULL Administrator privileges in order to be able to add files to 3dsMax sub-directories!
After downloading the archive you need to unzup the VrayMtlConverter3.exe file, run this installer as "Administartor", specifying of 3ds Max ROOT folder as the target. This will start the installation process of the script and all required components.

After the installation is complete, run 3ds Max, go to [Customize UI] settings, select [3DZverTools] in [Category] drop-down list, below in the list you will see [V-RayMtl Converter 3].

Then you can create button by move [V-RayMtl Converter 3] to Main Toolbar or assign "hot keys" for run this script. It depends only on your desire and on how you used to work and organize your workspace.

NOTE: Since some Windows 10 users have problems installing the script due to improper permissions settings to some folders used by 3ds Max, you are offered two options for installation: self-extracting .mzp archive and .exe installer. You can use any of these installers depending on your situation. More details in included readme.txt file.


PS: Please, respect the developers and other users - do not post promotional messages in comments (ie spam).
If you have any suggestions or comments related to the work of the plugin, use the support form at this webpage: https://maxtools.3dzver.ru/support

Version Requirement: 
3ds Max 2013-2020
Other Software Required: 
V-Ray Advanced 3.xx - V-Ray 4.xx (Next)


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3DZver's picture

All the detailed information

All the detailed information about V-RayMtl Converter you can find on the official web page: https://maxtools.3dzver.ru/vmc
Also there you will find the answer to your question.

ABouenard's picture

Lossless conversion?

Specifically, is the conversion path (VRay -> Standard -> VRay) lossless?

3DZver's picture

Thank you!

Thank you for your words. We are constantly working to improve our tool and your feedback is very important and pleasant to us. Good luck and great creative work!

igamaximus's picture

Magnificent tool

Thank you so much mate for this magnificent, the most complete vray converter on the market.
I know so well how much effort requires to create thousands of accurate connections between different parameters so i'm waiting for incoming major update to purchase.
Thanks again for your efforts, i really appreciate it!

3DZver's picture

Most likely your

Most likely configuration of your computer is constantly changing or you trying to run plugin on another computer, not on the one on which you activated the license.
Please write about your problem to [email protected] (support service) and they will help you.
I also highly recommend that you install the latest version. You can download the latest version by following this address: https://maxtools.3dzver.ru/dlupdate

magicseed's picture

License error

I am just wondering why do I always receive this error everyday? I have to re-activate my license to use this plugin on a daily basis. By the way, I am still using windows7.
Please help.


Stefan Twigt's picture

you are funny!

so you write this in your text: PS: Please, respect the developers and other users - do not post promotional messages in comments (ie spam). If you have any suggestions or comments related to the work of the plugin, use the support form at this webpage: https://maxtools.3dzver.ru/support

But you do spam in other scripts comments? Not what I call playing fair, but good luck to you!


tereh's picture

Thank you

It works! You saved my project!

3DZver's picture

This could have been done,

This could have been done, but material such as VrayDisplacementMTL does not exist in V-Ray. Sorry.

Phokka's picture


Any chance to add on/off VrayDisplacementMTL?


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