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You are invited to participate in the development. We are very interested in your feedback. Please post your feedback here.

Download the current work-in-progress (WIP) version. (It is free, for now.)

Please check out the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) and visit our Forum.

Rhino for Mac is nearly production ready.

  • Features we are still working on for the first version:
    • Rendering and Materials interface improvements
    • Better printing support
    • User interface polish
    • Import and/or export for a few file formats
    • Localization Proper translation for all supported languages
    • Documentation and tutorials
  • These features will NOT be in the first version. ← Important
    • Grasshopper
    • Layouts
    • Worksessions
    • Animation Tools
    • Paneling Tools
    • SolidWorks file import
    • GHS support
    • KML, WMF, ZPR, and SCN file I/O
    • Third-party Plug-ins

A new WIP build will be available every week or two. Each build will run for about 60 days.

Getting Started

“Welcome to Rhinoceros for Mac” Webinar


Kyle Houchens of The Outside Digital Design introduces you to the basics of modeling in Rhino for Mac. Kyle will show you how to design and model a water bottle completely in Rhino for Mac. Rhino tips and tricks will be covered throughout the presentation. Presentation is followed by general discussion of what is Rhino for Mac and comments from lead developer, Marlin Prowell. To watch full screen, click here: Welcome to Rhinoceros for Mac

System Requirements

  • 64-bit Core 2 Duo Intel processors or later
  • OS X 10.8.5, 10.9.5, or any version of OS X 10.10. Earlier versions 10.8 and 10.9 have problems.
  • 4 GB RAM (more is recommended)
  • A multiple-button mouse (a scroll wheel is recommended)
  • The SpaceNavigator is supported. (The driver from 3DConnexion is required.)

Not Supported

  • OS X 10.7 or earlier versions
  • The Spaceball and SpaceExplorer.



Download the current work-in-progress (WIP) version. (It is free, for now.)

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