System Requirements

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

Rhino 7 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 or more recommended.
  • A Multiple-button mouse with a scroll wheel is recommended.
  • SpaceNavigator optional
  • Apple Intel hardware with Boot Camp optional.
    (Boot Camp is not supported on Apple Silicon. M1 Macs.)

Windows Operating Systems

  • Windows 10 or 8.1.

Internet connection for

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

User recommendations

Since we can’t test every possible hardware combination, you can get hardware recommendations from other users

Not supported

  • Windows 8 and older
  • Windows Server (any version)
  • Boot Camp on Apple Silicon. M1 Macs.
  • Virtualization systems such as VMWare, Remote Desktop, and Parallels
  • Linux
  • ARM processors including the Microsoft SQ® 1 and 2

Rhino 7 for Mac

Hardware

macOS Operating Systems

  • macOS 11 (Big Sur)
  • macOS 10.15.7 (Catalina)
  • macOS 10.14.6 (Mojave)

Internet connection for

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

Not supported

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