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Frequently Asked Questions for Penguin

I get an error loading Penguin Service Release 3. After successfully installing Penguin Service Release 3, I open Rhino and Penguin will not load. This error appears: Unable to load plug-in: ID not found in registered plug-in list.

This can happen on all versions of Windows: XP, Vista, Windows 7, both 32-bit and 64-bit. To fix this issue:

My Penguin rendering stops at 0 percent. How can I fix this?

This appears to happen with users who have low admin rights on their PC. To fix this:

  • Open Rhino.
  • Immediately start the PenguinSettings command before you launch a first render.
  • Pick a style.


  • After selecting any style or making your own, you should be able to render with Penguin successfully.
penguin/faq.txt · Last modified: 2020/08/14 (external edit)