Thursday, April 29, 2010

Grasshopper 0.7.0001(Grasshopper 1.0 WIP April-30 2010)

Please note that your important work, previous and current files are not recommended to work on this Grasshopper 0.7.0001 .

Grasshopper 0.6.00059 is still available for download in case you change your mind.

For more details, click here.

Sunday, April 25, 2010

RhinoGold Render Studio 1.1 for Brazil

Create renderings quickly and easily with RhinoGold Render Studio 1.1 professional results without the need of any experience required. High quality results in seconds! In this new version, there is a complete integration with RhinoGold Animation Studio! Allow creating animation with the same photorealistic quality as in Render Studio. Your design is on the move!
Click here for details and download.

Generative Algorithms with Grasshopper Upd

Zubin M. Khabazi has updated his book,Generative Algorithms with Grasshopper, which looks at generative algorithms, Grasshopper, design and geometry in architecture. The updated book begins with basic Grasshopper definitions, then follows through to intermediate and advanced subjects. Project-based fabrication and design strategies are also included. It's available as a free download, check it out.


RhinoAssembly v.1.1 Movie Maker in Rhino

RhinoAssembly v.1.1 by Ledas, is a plug-in for Rhino version 4 service release 5B renders and saves animation, allows use of 3rd party renderers and supports seven languages. Click here to download RhinoAssembly v.1.1. while browsing RhinoAssembly Help.

Thursday, April 15, 2010

Rhino 4.0 Service Release 8 Now Available

Rhino 4.0 Service Release 8 is available for download. Please report any crashes you experience using the McNeel Error Reporting dialog box that will appear. Report any other problems to our support team.

Feature Changes:
  • Open:SolidWorks: SolidWorks import has been removed from Rhino 4.0 SR8. If you have Rhino 4.0 SR7 or older installed, you will be able to keep your installation of SolidWorks import. New installations of SR8 will not include this feature.
Bug Fixes:
  • Dim: A rounding error has been fixed.
  • Import crashed fixed.
  • MatchSrf: The options were not properly set or saved. This is fixed.
  • Open:DWG/DXF crash fixed.
  • Save:STEP crash fixed.

RhinoNest 2.0 Service Release 1

RhinoNest is a nesting plug-in that works in Rhino. See what's new in RhinoNest 2.0 SR1. Useful RhinoNest comminuty links:

PanelingTools Plug-in Updated April 13, 2010

PanelingTools plug-in for Rhino 4.0 (SR7) and Rhino 5.0 (32 and 64 bits) updated April 13, 2010 is available for download. In this release:
  • Redesigned grid by surface UV algorithm. It is much faster now with resulting panels aligning with surface iso curves.
  • Added "MakeCompatible" option to ptMeanCurves to keep input curves structure unchanged.
  • Fixed a bug ptGridSurfaceDomainVariable when changing methods option.
  • Added new option "OrderMethod" to help order curves in ptGridUCurves command.
  • Fixed a ptChangeGridDensity bug. It used to change density in one direction but not the other.
  • Updated ptShiftGrid command to accept pre-selection.
  • Fixed ptManage2DPattern bug related to saving and loading patterns while inside the command.
  • Fixed menu bug in ptManage2DPattern which used to point to the wrong command.
  • Fixed a paneling bug to preserve input module attributes (color, material, etc) when populating components.

TerraFlat 3D - 2D Patterning Software

TerraFlat 3D allows users to create 2D cut patterns using 3D CAD files. Its rapid prototyping and flattening capability. View TerraFlat 3D features here and view demo videos here. Download TerraFlat 3D evaluation copy to try.