Dear all,

finally we reached Release Candidate state of Iray for Maya 2.2. This version is the first Iray for Maya supporting Maya 2019. The plugin is available for download here:

Windows
Iray for Maya 2.2 - Maya 2016
Iray for Maya 2.2 - Maya 2017
Iray for Maya 2.2 - Maya 2018
Iray for Maya 2.2 - Maya 2019

Linux
Iray for Maya 2.2 - Maya 2016
Iray for Maya 2.2 - Maya 2017
Iray for Maya 2.2 - Maya 2018
Iray for Maya 2.2 - Maya 2019

The new User Guide can be download here:
Iray For Maya 2.2 User Guide

The new Release Notes can be download here:
Iray For Maya 2.2 Release Notes

The new features we have added include:

  • NEW: Maya 2019 support
    NOTE: Be aware that because of some changes in the Maya SDK the performance in the Maya Render View is not so fast as it is in Maya 2018.
  • NEW: Advanced dome settings
  • NEW: Decals
  • NEW: Support of OpenEXR compression methods DWAA (lossy) and DWAB (lossy)
  • NEW: MDL module export
  • NEW: Improved Reality Server export
  • NEW: Command line bucket rendering
  • NEW: ifmSwitcher


IMPORTANT: You need a valid Iray for Maya license.

What means Release Candidate?
Contrary to Beta versions we guarantee that scenes setup with a release candidate will work with the final release.

We hope the new features of Iray for Maya 2.2 will make your daily work easier.