How to Open Rhino 6 files in Rhino 5

(Pyat9054) #1

How do I open a Rhino 6 file in Rhino 5?

I’m trying to open and just get something like “file created in newer version of Rhino not compatible”??


(David Eränen) #2

Hi @pyat9054,

Save the file as a Rhino 5 model like this:



(Pyat9054) #3

Thanks. Can I do this just in Rhino 5 or does the person with Rhino 6 have to save it as Rhino 5 and then send it to me??


(David Eränen) #4

The user who has the file has to save it as a Rhino 5 file.


(Pyat9054) #5

Thanks David hmmm that’s problematic…

Any other suggestions or options on how I can view the file at all? I’ve ordered Rhino 6 but in limbo land for next 24 hours while I wait for order to be processed.

Or I’m just stuck for the day??


(David Eränen) #6

You can download Rhino 6 Evaluation version:

It can be used for 90 days.