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V-Ray Next for Revit, update 1, now available!

V-Ray for Revit is a rendering plugin that lets you create professional-quality images directly from Revit models. It helps you explore, present your design ideas, and make critical design decisions at every stage of the design lifecycle- from schematic design, through design development and construction documents to the final polished marketing materials.

With V-Ray Next for Revit, you can generate incredible renders of your Revit models from your earliest concepts to the final marketing materials with the highest level of realism.

V-Ray Next for Revit update 1, is packed with productivity-boosting new features as well as support for Revit 2021 and the latest rendering hardware.

V-Ray Next for Revit

What’s New?

New Functionality

  • View-specific settings. Render and maintain multiple views with individual lighting, mood, and composition. Whether it’s a bright exterior or a nighttime interior you can quickly switch between the two within the same project.
  • New Grass/Fur workflow. Create more realistic furry surfaces, such as grass and fabrics, with the new and extended V-Ray Fur workflow.
  • Sun Animation. V-Ray now adds extra realism to Revit’s Solar Study. Explore and visualize the impact of natural light and shadows on your designs across a variety of timespans.
  • Batch rendering. Leave V-Ray to render your project images while you are away. Batch rendering helps you to schedule multiple views for rendering with a click of a button.

Enhanced Productivity

  • Transfer Auto values. Reduce the amount of time you spend adjusting renders with automatically calculated exposure and white balance values. Values are now displayed in a single click and can be further adjusted manually.
  • Color Assistant. V-Ray Color Picker’s new extension saves time by suggesting a color shade palette to choose the right color for your designs.
  • Material picker. Replacing a Revit material with V-Ray material has never been easier. Pick a surface in Revit view and instantly locate its material in the Appearance Manager.

Latest & Greatest

  • Revit 2021. V-Ray now fully supports the latest versions of Revit.
  • RTX support. Leverage even more of your GPU’s performance with NVIDIA RTX card support.

If you would like to upgrade your V-Ray 3.0 for Revit licenses to V-Ray NEXT for Revit, please contact us at vray@microsolresources.com.

If you are not sure about upgrading your licenses, you can request a free 30-day trial, to get an overview of its new features and functionality.  You can test it out with your team and find out how this new version will improve your workflow.

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What’s New with Autodesk 2018 Webinar Series

Join Microsol Resources for our annual What’s new with Autodesk Webinar Series

Interested in seeing what the new Autodesk 2018 features can do for you? Intrigued by the use of building information modeling (BIM) in your firm?

See it first with Microsol Resources as we host our annual What’s New with Autodesk 2018 Webinar Series; an hour-long webinar happening every Tuesday where we highlight the newest features, as well as show you tips and tricks for the different Autodesk products. For our full list of upcoming events, click here. Register today and earn AIA LUs!

May 2 at 11 am What’s New with AutoCAD 2018? WATCH THE RECORDING
May 9 at 11 am What’s New with Revit 2018? WATCH THE RECORDING
May 16 at 11 am What’s New with AutoCAD Civil 3D & InfraWorks 2018? WATCH THE RECORDING
May 25 at 11 am What’s New in the Geotechnical Module for AutoCAD Civil 3D 2018? WATCH THE RECORDING
June 6 at 11 am What’s New with Autodesk Account? WATCH THE RECORDING
June 13 at 11 am Accelerate the 2030 Challenge using Autodesk Insight WATCH THE RECORDING
June 20 at 11 am What’s New with Navisworks 2018?

WATCH THE RECORDING

June 27 at 11 am What’s New with Collaboration for Revit & BIM 360? WATCH THE RECORDING
July 18 at 12 pm BIM in the Era of Connection with Lynn Allen from Autodesk REGISTER

 

To view the recordings from last year’s series on What’s New with Autodesk 2017, click here; for What’s New with Autodesk 2016, click here. For all other recent webinar recordings, you can head to our Knowledge Center!

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What are the differences between Autodesk Revit vs Revit LT?

Autodesk Revit is a single software application that supports a BIM workflow from concept to construction. But which Autodesk Revit product is right for you?

They are very close to each other in functionality, but there are several key areas where the two programs differ. Learn more about the differences between Revit and Revit LT software in this blog article.

REVITST2014Revit software delivers tools for architectural design, MEP engineering, structural engineering, and construction, and enables coordination between disciplines. It also has an extended cloud functionality for rendering and analysis. Revit software includes additional features and functionality such as worksharing, analysis, and in-product rendering.

Revit LT is more cost-effective, streamlined BIM software for architecture professionals. It is useful for creating content in isolation. It could also be useful as a lower cost license for non-Revit team members to use for opening workshared files effectively in “detached mode” for checking and printing.

Check out this Comparison Matrix to see the differences and compare the various features between Revit and Revit LT.

You can choose to subscribe to Revit as an individual Revit product or as part of a suite of products with the Architecture, Engineering and Construction Collection.

It’s the same with Revit LT, you can subscribe to an individual product or you can subscribe to the Autodesk AutoCAD Revit LT Suite. It helps smaller architecture firms transition to Building Information Modeling (BIM), with both Revit LT software and the familiar drafting tools of AutoCAD LT available together in one suite.

You will have the flexibility to subscribe to Revit or Revit LT based on your own needs on quarterly, annually or multi-year subscriptions. Autodesk subscription offers flexible, pay-as-you-go purchase options that meet your business needs and budget considerations, and that provide access to the latest software releases and valuable cloud services.

Still have questions about which product is right for you? Feel free to contact us at info@microsolresources.com.

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