Thea for Rhino v4.0

Thea for Rhino is an integrated plug‐in that enables utilization of Thea Render rendering functionality within McNeel Rhinoceros 6 & 7. The plugin enables a wide range of features which include:

  • GPU render modes
  • Physically based materials
  • Production render and fluid interactive render
  • Physically based environment (Sun/Sky)
  • Physically based cameras and lights

System Requirements

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

Presto GPU

  • Nvidia CUDA Graphics Card (Compute Capability 3.x / 5.x / 6.x / 7.x / 8.0 / 8.6 ) with latest graphics driver
  • 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

Nitro GPU

  • Intel AVX CPU (or compatible)
  • NVIDIA: RTX 20 Series or newer (hardware acceleration), GTX 10 SERIES
  • AMD: RX6000 series or newer
  • Intel: Arc GPUs A310-A770

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, 8.