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Why Does My Rhino 5 Run in Chinese?

Summary: How to correct Rhino 5 display language


I installed a non-Chinese version of Rhino 5, but it runs in Chinese.


The Rhino 5 language pack installation failed.

Rhino can not find C:\ProgramData\McNeel\Rhinoceros\5.0\Packages\localization (Your language).rhi (on Windows Vista/7/8) and it loads Chinese translations from:

C:\Program Files (x86)\Rhinoceros 5\System\Languages\1028.xml
or C:\Program Files\Rhinoceros 5\System\Languages\1028.xml

Note: On Windows XP, localization (Your language).rhi is under C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\McNeel\Rhinoceros\5.0\Packages\.


  1. Download the Rhino 5 language pack that you expect Rhino to run in from
  2. Install the language pack.
  3. Confirm the existence of C:\ProgramData\McNeel\Rhinoceros\5.0\Packages\localization (Your language).rhi.
  4. Run Rhino 5.
rhino/installproblems/rhino5inchinese.txt · Last modified: 2020/08/14 (external edit)