RhinoNest is a nesting plug-in for Rhino3d 

With this additional tool in Rhino3d you can optimise the part position and orientation for material cut for preparation of output for many industries including carpentry, furniture, sheet metal, footwear, glass cut, marine, banners and Architecture.

Highly effective position optimisation contributes to effective material saving without reducing ease of use. 

RhinoNest is totally built in Rhinoceros, this allows you to optimise in minutes without the need to export and import to other software, and it does not require object conversions, it supports all geometry types.

Some features include:

  • Curve optimisation with all Rhino 2D Geometry 
  • Optimisation by trueshape or bounding box.
  • Multiple cut sheet support.
  • Optimisation by groups
  • Possibility to restrict optimisations degrees.
  • Definition of object repetitions
  • Object identification by tabs, text or dots.
  • Optimisation result report


What's new in RhinoNest 4.0? Watch the developers video here.


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Technical Details

Technical Details / System Requirements:

RhinoNest is a plug-in for Rhino 5.

We have made and published our own investigations into Hardware & Operating System Advice for Rhino3d and RhinoNest

Rhino3d and RhinoNest System Requirements


There is also the following information from the Software Developers:

  • Recommended System Requirements
  • Intel Core i7 or higher processor
  • 500 MB disk space.
  • 8Gb RAM or more.
  • NVIDIA GT 430, ATI Radeon 5570 or Higher .
  • Windows 7 or higher.


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