NVIDIA mental ray
Availability and Platforms
Applications and Products
mental ray is typically provided as an integrated rendering solution in several commonly used software applications of our partners, targeting customers in the media and entertainment industries as well as architecture and design visualization space.
mental ray Standalone is available as a separate software product for local or remote rendering on dedicated render machines.
mental ray is available for all major Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux platforms running on Intel or AMD 64bit and 32bit CPUs, as listed below. Other systems and platforms may be available upon request.
Windows 8/7/Vista/XP 64bit Editions for Intel/AMD x86-64
Apple Mac OS X Mountain Lion/Lion/Snow Leopard/Leopard/Tiger on Intel x86-64
Linux on Intel/AMD x86-64
Windows 8/7/Vista/XP/2000 on Intel/AMD x86
Apple Macintosh OS X Lion/Snow Leopard/Leopard/Tiger on Intel x86
Linux on Intel/AMD x86
mental ray is able to leverage CUDA enabled GPUs for certain render modes. This includes recent consumer and professional GPUs, like GeForce, Quadro, and Tesla models. For further details please see the requirements of the specific version of the software you are using.
Educational or Evaluation License of mental ray
For a trial or educational license of the embedded version of mental ray please contact the vendor of the application software. If you are interested in using the mental ray Standalone independently, or wish to integrate mental ray Library into your own application, please use our contact form.