6 September 2023

Benefits of using Rhino and KeyShot

Rhinoceros 3D (or Rhino) and KeyShot are two different programs, each with its own specific features and uses. However, their combined use can significantly improve the process of visualization and animation of 3D models.

  1. Rhino: This is a 3D modeling software that allows you to create complex geometries and objects. It is widely used in various industries such as design, engineering, architecture and even jewelry. Rhino has powerful tools for creating and editing 3D models, and also supports various file formats.
  2. KeyShot is a program for photorealistic rendering and animation of 3D models. It provides an easy to use interface and a wealth of materials, lighting and settings that allow the user to create compelling visual representations of their 3D models. KeyShot also supports importing files from many 3D packages, including Rhino.

How Rhino and KeyShot can interact:

  • Importing Models: You can create complex 3D models in Rhino and export them in formats supported by KeyShot (eg OBJ, FBX). This will allow you to render and animate these models in KeyShot with more realistic materials and lighting.
  • Materials and Textures: After importing a model into KeyShot, you can apply a variety of materials and textures to the model’s surfaces. KeyShot provides a library of materials, but you can also create your own materials to achieve your desired visual effect.
  • Lighting and Environment: KeyShot provides a variety of lighting and environment options to help make your rendering more realistic. You can customize lights, global illumination and background images.
  • Animation: KeyShot also allows you to create simple animations for your models. You can animate the movement, rotation, scaling and other parameters of the model to create demonstrations and presentations.

So, using Rhino and KeyShot together can greatly improve the process of creating photorealistic renderings and animations for your 3D models, allowing you to showcase and present your designs more effectively.

Use Rhino 8 for 90 days for free

Download free 90-day full version for Windows, Mac

Subscribe to our newsletter and get a 5% discount on your first order!

Join our community for advantageous purchases, useful online events, and the latest news from the world of Rhinoceros 3D!