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About ZYNC

Two things continue to be true in visual effects and rendering projects: schedules fluctuate, and the effort to get to final remains impossible to predict. This is where ZYNC was born: from the rendering pipelines of real studios, enabling small creative teams to focus on creativity rather than infrastructure.

Using native plugins to animation tools artists are already familiar with like Maya, Houdini FX, Cinema 4D, 3ds Max and Nuke, to built-in licensing for today's most powerful rendering software, ZYNC lets studios burst their rendering to the cloud when they need it most. ZYNC has been the go-to rendering solutions for over a dozen feature films and hundreds of commercials, totaling over 50 million core rendering hours.

Supported Software:

  • V-Ray 2 for Maya 2015 and 2016
  • V-Ray 3.4 for Maya 2015, 2016 and 2017
  • V-Ray 3.5 for Maya 2015, 2016 and 2017
  • V-Ray 3.6 for Maya 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018
  • Arnold 1.1 & 1.2 for Maya 2015 and 2016
  • Arnold 1.3, 1.4 & 2.0 for Maya 2016 and 2017
  • Arnold 2.0 for Maya 2018
  • RenderMan 19, 20 & 21 for Maya 2016 and 2017
  • Arnold 1.12, 1.13 and 1.14 for Houdini FX/Indie 15.0 and 15.5
  • Mantra for Houdini FX/Indie 15.0, 15.5 and 16.0
  • Arnold 2.0 for Houdini FX/Indie 15.5 and 16.0
  • Cinema 4D R18 & R19, Standard and Physical Renderers
  • Arnold 1.7 & 2.0 for Cinema 4D R18
  • 3ds Max 2018, Scanline Renderer
  • V-Ray 3.6 for 3ds Max 2018
  • Arnold 1.0 for 3ds Max 2018
  • Nuke 9.0v9, 10.0v4, 10.5v5 and 11.0v1
  • CaraVR 1.0v5 for Nuke 10.0v4 and 10.5v5
  • CaraVR 1.0v6 for Nuke 11.0v1

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A detailed software list can be found in our FAQ.

Additional features we support:

Distributed rendering, job dependencies, references, advanced job monitoring.


  • Autodesk Maya
  • Autodesk 3ds Max
  • Houdini
  • Cinema 4D
  • V-Ray
  • Arnold
  • RenderMan
  • Nuke
  • CaraVR

Pricing


Software (costs are per hour):

Maya

Machine Type  V-Ray Arnold Renderman
Preemptible  Standard Preemptible Standard Preemptible Standard
zync-8vcpu-16gb $0.59 $0.87 $0.98 $1.26 $0.56 $0.84
zync-16vcpu-32gb $0.82 $1.36 $1.05 $1.59 $0.63 $1.17
zync-32vcpu-64gb $1.28 $2.36 $1.19 $2.27 $0.77 $1.85
zync-64vcpu-128gb $2.21 $4.34 $1.48 $3.61 $1.06 $3.19

Houdini

Machine Type  Mantra Arnold
Preemptible  Standard Preemptible Standard
zync-8vcpu-16gb $1.28 $1.56 $1.08 $1.36
zync-16vcpu-32gb $1.35 $1.89 $1.15 $1.69
zync-32vcpu-64gb $1.49 $2.57 $1.29 $2.37
zync-64vcpu-128gb $1.78 $3.91 $1.58 $3.71

Cinema 4D

Machine Type  Standard/Physical Renderers Arnold Renderer
Preemptible  Standard Preemptible Standard
zync-8vcpu-16gb $0.53 $0.81 $0.98 $1.26
zync-16vcpu-32gb $0.60 $1.14 $1.05 $1.59
zync-32vcpu-64gb $0.74 $1.82 $1.19 $2.27
zync-64vcpu-128gb $1.03 $3.16 $1.48 $3.61

Nuke

Machine Type  Preemptible  Standard
zync-8vcpu-16gb $0.56 $0.84
zync-16vcpu-32gb $0.91 $1.45
zync-32vcpu-64gb $1.61 $2.69
zync-64vcpu-128gb N/A N/A

3ds Max

Machine Type  Scanline Arnold V-Ray
Preemptible  Standard Preemptible Standard Preemptible Standard
zync-8vcpu-16gb $0.75 $1.03 $1.30 $1.58 $0.91 $1.19
zync-16vcpu-32gb $1.14 $1.68 $1.69 $2.23 $1.46 $2.00
zync-32vcpu-64gb $1.92 $3.00 $2.47 $3.55 $2.56 $3.64
zync-64vcpu-128gb $3.49 $5.62 $4.04 $6.17 $4.77 $6.90

Billing is done on a per-second basis per machine, with a minimum of one minute.

Storage is $0.20/GB-month.

To calculate approximate compute time required, use our calculator.