Rhinoceros 4.0 SR 7
McNeel and Associates, USA
Windows, Mac version is in development
Rhino is a parametric NURBS-based 3D modelling software
Next version release:
Rhino is a wide ranging parametric NURBS modelling software. It is best used for organic form finding and modelling, along with complex geometries, component work and prototyping. Rhino is very popular.
Rhinos is primarily used for:
Rhino has a good range of outputs:
The Rhino interface is similar to other 3D modelling software. It offers a 4-view interface with graphic menus on the left and a command-line at the top. There is therefore no radical changes here, making it quite easy to grasp. The level of usability is very high. The program is straightforward to use and very friendly.
Over and above those strengths and weaknesses listed already, Rhino at present is:
Media Centre offer a series of PDF tutorials for Rhino here [link to Media Centre tutorial folder]. Also, McNeel and Associate's official site offers good learning support
First published Mon. 1 Feb. 2010