[v6.29] Rhino – Super powerful and lightweight 3D modeling tool

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Rhino (full name: Rhinoceros, AKA: Rhino3D) is a lightweight but extremely powerful advanced 3D modeling tool with a lot less hardware configuration requirements. Don’t dismiss it, because it contains all the NURBS (Non-Uniform Rational B-Spline) modeling functions. As a matter of fact, many users often use it to perform modeling, and then export high-precision models for other 3D software to use.

Rhino has been active in the fields of industrial design & manufacture in the early years, and good at product appearance modelling. But in the wake of the development of related plug-ins, its application scope became wider and wider. Its simple operation, visual UI are all welcomed by most 3D designers. Nowadays, it has a broad range of applications in architectural design, mechanical design, 3D animation, jewelry, furniture, shoe mold and other industries such as these.

Rhino supports outputting OBJ, DXF, IGES, STL, 3DM and other different formats that applicable to almost any 3D software. In particular, it has significant effect to increase the modelling productivity of the whole 3D work team. As a consequence, for designers who are using 3ds MAX, AutoCAD, Maya, Softimage, Houdini, LightWave or other 3D designing tools, in most cases, Rhino has been the tool you have to learn to use.

// System Requirements //

  • Microsoft Visual C++ 2005, 2010, 2017 Redistributable Packages
  • Microsoft Visual C++ 2015-2019 Redistributable Packages

// Edition Statement //

AppNee provides the Rhino and Rhino WIP (Work In Process) Edition multilingual full installers along with unlocked files or unlock patches for Windows 32-bit and 64-bit, as well as pre-activated versions for Mac.

// Installation Notes //

for v7.0 on Windows:

  1. Download and install Rhino 6
  2. Disable your Internet connection temporarily
  3. Run Rhino 6, and click ‘Enter your license key
  4. Use “RH60-UQ82-G080-J1A2-2HB0-GQ5L” as “License Key“, and click ‘Continue
  5. Click ‘Use Only on This Computer‘ -> ‘Yes’
  6. Enter any email address you like
  7. Click ‘Get Validation Code Manually‘ – ‘Continue’
  8. Change your system date to 2018/10/24 or earlier
  9. Use “61D5-24E5-745B-0084-A5B1” as “Validation Code
  10. Restart Rhino, then change back your system date
  11. Done

for v6.x on Windows:

  1. Download and install Rhino/WIP (do not update, or you will fail)
  2. Copy the unlocked file ‘Rhino.exe‘ or ‘RhinoCore.dll‘ to installation directory and overwrite
  3. [This step is not necessary always] Stop the ‘McNeel Update Service 5.0‘ service (run -> services.msc or from Task Manger)
  4. [This step is not necessary always] Go back to installation directory (like: D:\Program Files\Rhino WIP\System), and delete ‘InstallLicense.dll’ and/or ‘Mcneel.License.dll’ files
  5. Done, enjoy!

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// Download URLs //

Version Content Download Size
for Windows
v5.0 Unlock Patch only 20.7 KB
v6.0 Setup + Unlocked File reserved 193 MB
v6.29 272 MB
v7.0 failed
for Mac
v5.5 Pre-Activated reserved 206 MB
v6.29 368 MB

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