System Requirements

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

1 Rhino 6 For Windows

Rhino 5 details here...

Hardware:

  • 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.
  • 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 10, 8.1, or 7 SP1

Internet connection for:

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

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

1 Rhino 6 For Mac

Rhino 5 details here...

Hardware:

  • Apple Mac
  • 8 GB memory (RAM) or more is recommended.
  • 2 GB disk space.
  • NVIDIA or AMD graphics processor is recommended.
  • Multiple-button mouse with scroll wheel is recommended.
  • The SpaceNavigator and SpaceMouse Wireless are supported.
  • The following GPUs are NOT SUPPORTED:
    • AMD Radeon HD 6750M
    • AMD Radeon HD 6770M
    • AMD Radeon HD 6970M
  • Digitizers (Faro, Microscribe) are NOT SUPPORTED.

Operating systems:

  • macOS 10.14.5 (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 licence management.

Not supported:

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