Rhinoceros

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System Requirements and Recommendations

Rhino 5 runs on ordinary Windows and Mac desktop and laptop computers with:

1 For Windows

Hardware:

  • 8 GB or more is recommended.
  • Internet connection for installation and validation.
  • 600 MB disk space.
  • OpenGL 2 capable video card recommended.
  • No more than 63 CPU Cores.
  • Multiple-button mouse with scroll wheel is recommended.
  • The SpaceNavigator is supported.

  • Apple hardware is supported with Bootcamp.

Operating systems:

  • Windows 7 or 8 - recommended
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows XP (32-bit only) Service Pack 3

Note: Both 32- and 64-bit versions are installed on 64-bit Windows systems.

1 For Mac

Hardware:

  • Apple Mac with an Intel processor.
  • 8 GB or more is recommended.
  • Internet connection for installation and validation.
  • 600 MB disk space.
  • NVIDIA or AMD graphics processor is recommended.
  • Multiple-button mouse with scroll wheel is recommended.
  • The SpaceNavigator is supported.

Operating systems:

User recommendations:
Since we can't test every possible hardware combination, you can get hardware recommendations from other users here...

Not supported:

  • Linux
  • Windows NT, 95, 98, ME, or 2000
  • Windows XP 64-bit
  • Virtualization systems on OS X such as VMWare and Parallels