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 recommended.
  • Multiple-button mouse with scroll wheel is recommended.
  • SpaceNavigator optional
  • Apple hardware with Bootcamp.

Windows 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.

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

Rhino 7 for Mac

Hardware

  • Intel Apple Mac.
  • 8 GB memory (RAM) or more is recommended.
  • AMD graphics processor is recommended.
  • 5 GB disk space.
  • Multiple-button mouse with scroll wheel is recommended.
  • SpaceNavigator and SpaceMouse Wireless optional

macOS Operating Systems

  • macOS 10.15.7 (Catalina)
  • macOS 10.14.6 (Mojave)

Internet connection for

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

Not supported

  • Apple Silicon Macs
  • macOS 10.13.6 (High Sierra) or older
  • Digitizers (Faro, Microscribe)

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