Rhinoceros v7 Student [Perpetual]

£175.00 + VAT [£210.00]

Rhino 7 Student Perpetual – Fully commercial software for students! Rhinoceros 7 can create, edit, analyse, document, render, animate, and translate NURBS curves, surfaces, and solids, point clouds, and polygon meshes. There are no limits on complexity, degree, or size beyond those of your hardware.

Rhinoceros 7 includes a host of new improvements and enhancements as well as Grasshopper, quick rendering. new display engine. Fast Make2D, enhanced drafting. Rhino, more than just a 3D modeller!

Proof of Full Time Educational Status Required.

 

Please upload a copy of your student identity card, letter of enrolment, council tax certificate, letter from your school, college or university or similar document as proof of your full time student status [Only 1 form of proof required]. For purchase by students who are over 18 years of age.*

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Description

New features and enhancements available today:

Modelling

  • Subdivision Surfaces. Accurate, organic modelling just got easier. Subdivision surface objects (SubD) open up many new workflows:
    • Push and pull to explore complex, free-form shapes in real-time.
    • SubD objects are highly accurate and can be converted directly to manufacturable solids.
    • Convert scan or mesh data into SubD objects, then optionally to NURBS.
  • BlendSrf – New Refine checkbox avoids creating a simpler blend surface
  • Revolve – Ends of the revolving axis can be attached to objects using object snaps when History is recorded.
  • MatchSrf – History locking allows editing control points of matched surfaces.
  • DupBorder: Added History support
  • FilletSrf now has a G2 option.

Editing

  • Curve Surface Intersections – improves results for trims, splits, and booleans. Also in our testing results can be 4x faster in some cases.
  • Named Selections
  • Changed the spacing of control points in BlendEdge based on customer feedback.
  • Boolean Operations – Have been improved to union, subtract or intersect coplanar surfaces.

Mesh Tools

Quad Remesh lets you create a quad mesh from mesh and NURBS geometry.

Quad meshes can be:

  • Converted to SubD objects (which can be converted to NURBS)
  • Used in rendering and animation products
  • Used for CFD and FEA analysis
  • For finding principle curvature of forms

Analysis

  • EdgeContinuity Uses line hairs to visualise distance, tangency, and curvature between an edge pair.
  • PointDeviation: Added Maximum distance and minimum distance statistics
  • Clash Detection – a new Grasshopper component. Quickly search a huge number of objects to find a point of intersection between pairs of clashing objects in Rhino 7 WIP for Windows and Mac
  • Architects and Engineers that need to find clashes between building systems may find these tools useful.

Display

  • Display performance improvements for nested blocks, annotation, and detail viewports.Some models will display significantly faster in Rhino 7 on both Windows and Mac:
    • Files with nested blocks (often from SolidWorks, STEP, and SketchUP import)
    • Layouts with many detail views
    • Files with lots of text objects
  • Rendered Display mode captures more lighting in a realtime working mode.
  • Viewports and Rhino Render now use the same rendering settings.
  • Transparent colour support on layers and objects
  • Per face colour support for polysurfaces and SubD

Rendering and Presentation

  • Rendering Improvements (Rhino Render)
    • New Rhino Render (Cycles) – Modern progressive rendering technology including advanced usage of both the CPU and GPU hardware.
      • Cuda, OpenCL and
      • Embree libraries
      • Light Falloff
      • Clipping Plane support
      • Filmic Tone Mapping
    • Plugin extendable Post-effects, tone mapping, and final image filters.
    • Denoisers supported
    • PBR Materials  Rhino 7 now includes support for industry standard Physically based rendering (PBR) materials. PBR is becoming a standard material format
  • LayerBook

Drafting and Printing

  • Layout Panel  – new panel for layout management
  • Text Field Enhancements
  • Block Attribute
  • Gradient and Transparent Hatches
    • New Grasshopper components for hatching
  • Display Color Transparency on objects and by layer

Digital Fabrication

  • Single Stroke (Engraving) Fonts – detected in text and properly output in vector format
  • Mold Making improvements
    • Draft Curve for split lines
    • RibbonOffset
    • Straighten Sections in Blend Command added.

Development Tools

  • Rhino.Compute
  • RhinoCommon additions
    • File import/export support through headless RhinoDocs
    • ~1000 new properties and methods
  • Rhino.Inside CPython
  • rhino3dm (python, web assembly, and .NET)
  • Grasshopper improvements
    • New Clash Detection 1.3k component
    • New Hatch components
    • Placeholder objects for unknown components
    • Grasshopper inside other environments through Rhino.Inside.
    • Grasshopper solver online through Compute servers
    • GrasshopperPlayer and grasshopper based native Rhino commands
    • Package Manager installs missing components without a restart.

Compatibility

  • Rhino.Inside Revit
  • File Format updates
    • 3DS/FBX Import – New Open/Import meshes as SubD surfaces option.
    • CSV Export – Supports exporting group names and indexes.
    • DGN import – Updated to use OpenDesign 20.8.
    • DWG/DXF – Attribute User Text and ACAD xData can be exchanged.
    • DWG/DXF Import – Supports reading gradient patterns as gradient hatches.
    • DWG/DXF Export – Supports writing gradient hatches as gradient patterns.
    • DWG/DXF – The Open command disables Layout space scaling.
    • DWG – Imports block descriptions.
    • GES Export – Supports SubD.
    • FBX/3DS Export – New Export lights and Export views options.
    • FBX/3DS Import – New Import lights, Import cameras, and Prompt to scale on import options.
    • OBJ Export – Convert SubD surfaces or control nets into meshes.
    • OBJ Export – New Use display colour for objects with no material set checkbox.
    • PDF Export – Supports Layers.
    • SOLIDWORKS import: Supports up to version 2020.
    • STEP Import/Export – Supports per-face colours.
    • STEP Import – Added progress report during parsing STEP files
    • STEP Export – Supports SubD.
    • SVG Export – Supports exporting transparent objects.
    • VRML Import/Export – Supports PointClouds (PointSets in VRML).
  • Copy/Paste between Rhino and Illustrator / InkScape / Affinity Designer (currently Windows only)

Additional information

System Requirements for Windows

System Requirements 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 optional.

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 Mcneel can’t test every possible hardware combination, you can get hardware recommendations from other users here https://discourse.mcneel.com/c/rhino-for-windows/hardware/37

Not supported:
– Windows 8 and older
– Windows Server (any version)
– Virtualisation systems on macOS such as VMWare and Parallels
– Linux
– ARM processors including the Microsoft SQ® 1 and 2

System Requirements for MacOS

System Requirements for MacOS

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)