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Rhino® 5 System Requirements


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


  • Dual or Quad Core 64-bit processor recommended
  • 600 MB disk space
  • DVD drive (or a high-speed Internet connection)
  • 1 GB RAM. 8 GB or more is recommended
  • OpenGL graphics card. Recommendations
  • 3-D digitizer optional
  • 3-D printer optional
  • Rhino does run on Apple hardware with Bootcamp.

Operating systems:

  • Rhino 5 for Windows runs only on:
    • Windows 8 (32- or 64-bit) - Recommended
    • Windows 7 (32- or 64-bit) - Recommended
    • Windows Vista (32- or 64-bit)
    • Windows XP Home (32-bit) Service Pack 2
    • Windows XP Pro (32-bit) Service Pack 3
  • Rhino 5 for Windows includes both a 32-bit and 64-bit version.
  • Note: Both are installed on 64-bit Windows systems.


Robust Internet connection is recommended

  • Service releases are downloaded automatically
  • validity of the license and product registration are simplified

Not supported:

  • Rhino 5 does not run on Linux, or any other operating system not listed above.
  • Rhino 5 will not run on Windows NT, 95, 98, ME, or 2000
  • 64-bit Windows XP is NOT supported.
  • Rhino 5 does not run natively on Mac OS X, but an OS X version is under development. Details...
  • Virtualization systems on OS X such as VMWare and Parallels are not supported.

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