Orca3D is a plug-in for Rhino. You must have Rhino installed prior to installing Orca3D. If you do not, please download Rhino from the Rhino web site and install it before installing Orca3D. Specific requirements are below. 

Orca3D Requirements

  • Rhino™ (by McNeel) Installation:
    • For Orca3D Version 3, Rhino Version 7 or 8 (latest service release)
    • For Orca3D Version 2, Rhino Version 6 or 7 (latest service release). Version 2 is not compatible with Rhino 8.
    • For Orca3D Version 1, Rhino Version 5 (SR14 or higher). Version 1 is not compatible with Rhino 6 or 7.
  • Hardware:
  • Operating Systems tested: Windows 10 or 11
    • All other Windows operating systems have not been tested but may work 
    • Mac: The Intel Mac with Boot Camp has not been tested but may work 
  • Operating System Pre-Requisites: (Note - The Orca3D installation will attempt to install any not already on your computer)
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 and 4.5.2 (3.5 for Version 1 or 2)
    • Microsoft Report Viewer Redistributable 2010 (for Version 1 or 2)
    • Microsoft Visual C++ 2014 Runtime Libraries
  • The Offset Table, Tank Tables, and the CFD Report functions require Microsoft Excel
  • Valid license key (without this, Orca3D will operate as a 15-day fully functional evaluation copy)