Getting started

Installation

In order to successfully set up Chameleon.tools plugin, you will need:

  • Rhino┬« 7 installed
  • Internet connection

1) Obtain a license key

After requesting a trial license or subscribing to any of the paid plans, you will receive an email with license a key consisting of 16 alpha-numerics. Keep the key close - you will need it in a later step.

Proceed to Pricing to learn more about the plans we offer.

2) Add the license to your Rhino account

a) Navigate to Rhino Licenses page

b) Select a Rhino entity the license should belong to.
The license can either be assigned to a team or to your personal account.

c) Click on "Add license" button and enter the license key from the first step.

3) Install Chameleon.tools on your computer

Installation of the plug-in can be easily done in Package manager, which is a standard part of Rhino.

a) In Rhino, open Package manager and search for "chameleon".

b) Click on the Chameleon_tools item and click the "install" button.

c) After successful installation, restart Rhino.

4) Give it a spin!

Done! Enjoy real-time analysis for your design! Have a try with our testing model.

You should now have the plug-in ready to be used. Proceed to How it works to get to know how Chameleon.tools manages all the calculations