System Requirements for Rhino 6

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

Rhino 6 for Windows

Hardware

  • 64-bit Intel or AMD processor (Not ARM)
  • No more than 63 CPU Cores.
  • 8 GB memory (RAM) or more is recommended.
  • 600 MB disk space.
  • OpenGL 4.1 capable video card is recommended. 4 GB Video RAM recommended.
  • Multiple-button mouse with scroll wheel is recommended.
  • The SpaceNavigator is supported.

  • Apple hardware is supported with Bootcamp.

Operating Systems

  • Windows 10 or 8.1

Internet Connection for

  • Download and installation.
  • License validation.
  • Rhino account for:
    • Technical support on the forum.
    • Cloud Zoo license management.

Not Supported

  • Windows 8
  • Windows 7
  • Windows XP 64-bit
  • Windows Vista, NT, 95, 98, ME, or 2000
  • Windows 32-bit all versions
  • Linux
  • Virtualization systems such as VMWare, Remote Desktop, and Parallels

Rhino 6 for Mac

Hardware

  • Intel Apple Mac that can be updated to macOS Mojave.
  • 8 GB memory (RAM) or more is recommended.
  • AMD graphics processor is recommended.
  • 2 GB disk space.
  • Multiple-button mouse with scroll wheel is recommended.
  • The SpaceNavigator and SpaceMouse Wireless are supported.
  • Digitizers (Faro, Microscribe) are NOT SUPPORTED.

Operating Systems

  • macOS 11.3 (Big Sur)
  • macOS 10.15.7 (Catalina)
  • macOS 10.14.6 (Mojave)
  • macOS 10.13.6 (High Sierra)

Internet Connection for

  • Download and installation.
  • License validation.
  • Rhino account for:
    • Technical support on the forum.
    • Cloud Zoo license management.

Not Supported

  • ARM processors
  • Virtualization systems on macOS such as VMWare and Parallels

User Recommendations

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