Version 3.5

Thea for Rhino integrated plugin takes full advantage of Thea Render functionality and allows you to create high-quality photorealistic renders within Robert McNeel & Associates RhinocerosĀ® 6 / 7. With advanced features such as interactive render, true physically-based materials, innovative material layering, IES & HDRI light support along with a versatile rendering system comprised of unbiased and GPU engines, rendering within Rhino has become really powerful.

System Requirements


Windows 8.1/10 64-bit, Intel SSE3 CPU (or compatible)

for Presto GPU
Nvidia CUDA Graphics Card (Compute Capability 3.x / 5.x / 6.x / 7.x / 8.0 / 8.6 ) with latest graphics driver or
AMD Graphics Card (Beta support for selected GPUs) with latest OpenCL and graphics drivers.
Note: for OpenCL rendering, render-on-the-fly displacement is supported only for UV bitmap textures.

OpenCL Binaries
You may download the OpenCL binaries from the following link along with instructions on how to install them (Windows only)

Nvidia OptiX Denoiser
Nvidia 5.0 minimum compute capability required for Nvidia OptiX denoising in interactive rendering.
Nvidia 3.0 minimum compute capability card required for Nvidia OptiX denoising in production rendering.

Intel Open Image Denoiser
Intel SSE4.1 CPU (or compatible) required for Intel Open Image Denoiser.

Compatible with Rhino 6.33 and 7.17 and later.