Topics Map > Do-IT Yourself > Applications and Software
This document contains instructions for installing Karamba (Rhino Plug-in).
Instructions to Install Karamba
Step 1: Download Karamba from this Rice Box.
- Note: Download/install Grasshopper before installing Karamba. Download Grasshopper from this Rice Box.
Step 2: Choose Trial/Pro/Pro-1-year/Pro-Student. Then, click next.
Step 3: Choose Use Imperial Units instead of SI Then, click next. .
Step 4: Download the provided Karamba_1_x_x.rhp and copy it into the Plugins folder of the Rhino 5 installation. The path is typically as follows: C:\Program Files\Rhinoceros 5 (64-bit)\Plug-ins.
- Note: Check your Rhino installation path.
Step 5: Check that karamba.dll is in the c:\windows directory. If not, copy it there. It can be downloaded here.
Step 6: Open Rhino and open the Plug-ins Manager in Rhino Options (Tools/Options/Rhino Options/Plug-ins). Click on Install and select the Karamba_1_x_x.rhp file from the Plug-ins Folder.
Step 7: A window will pop up to initiate the plugin. Select the Network Node and enter your Zoo server name in the Use the following Zoo Server: zoo-arch.lic.rice.edu. Select Test Connectivity and another window will pop up to confirm a successful license installation.
- Note: If you fail to do this, Karamba will load in trial mode rather than student mode.
Step 2: The Karamba license should now be successfully installed and all functions of the Student version are available. To check this, place a Karamba License component onto the Grasshopper canvas and plug it into a Panel.