Question about rhino 5 plugin

Hi all,

I’ve installed my local compiled rhino 5 plugin on Rhinoceros 5, and nothing happens.

I’ve downloaded sample codes of Rhinoceros 5 plugin from
I’ve chosen several of the sample project to build. For example, I copied the built result “SpaceGizmo.rhp” into folder “C:\Program Files\Rhinoceros 5 (64-bit)\Plug-ins”.
Then I start Rhinoceros 5, and install the “SpaceGizmo.rhp”, nothing happens, there is no “SpaceGizmo.rhp” in the plugin list.

My local envorionment:
1 Windows 7
2 Rhinoceros 5 (64-bit) without authorization
3 installed Rhino 5.0 x64 SDK

By the way, where can I download Rhinoceros 6 and Rhinoceros 6 C++ SDK?


Hi @leo1,

This is a bad idea. Plug-in files do not need to be copied to Rhino’s own plug-in folder. Just leave your plug-in files where they are…

To install a plug-in, use the PlugInManager command.

Let me know if this helps.

– Dale

Hi Dale,

Thank you very much for your help.

The sample plugin doesn’t work is built by VS2015, and it works when I built it by VS2010.

Your info is very useful for me.

Thanks again.

This is correct.

– Dale