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Why does Rhino say that it is expired? (Rhino 5 for Mac)

Summary: Rhino for Mac reports that it is expired for various reasons.


A wide variety of problems can cause Rhino for Mac to report it has expired.


You have more than one copy of Rhino installed, and it is still starting the expired version. You must remove all copies of Rhino.

Double click any 3DM file. If the file opens in Rhino, then you still have a copy of Rhino installed somewhere.

  1. Right-click the Rhino icon in the Dock, select Options > Show in Finder from the menu to find out where it is.
  2. Drag that copy to the Trash.
  3. When no more copies of Rhino exist, double-clicking a 3DM file will open it with TextEdit instead. When this happens, all copies of Rhino have been removed.
  4. Reinstall the version that you just downloaded.
rhino/mac/expired.txt · Last modified: 2015/09/14 (external edit)