Note: The Plugins 4D R20 Bundles only works with R20.028 and higher.


Stand Alone Installation

1. Create a folder on your system somewhere called Plugins4D.

2. Place the contents of the downloaded zip file into that folder.

3. Start Cinema 4D R20

4. Open up the C4D Preferences from the Edit menu.

5. Select 'Plugins' in the menu on the left of the preferences dialog.

6. Press "Add Folder" at the bottom. Select your folder you created in step (1).

7. Restart Cinema 4D

8. If you purchased a Bundle for Plugins 4D then you will have received a licence key.

a) To use this key select Help->Personalize in C4D.

b) Enter your licence key into the 'Plugins 4D' field.

c) Restart C4D.

9. You will now see a Plugins 4D menu appear in C4D.

10. From this menu choose Plugins 4D Manager. If you used a licence key for a Bundle then you will see the bundle name under the Bundle section for the plugins that you have access to.

12. Next we need to install the layouts. Copy everything from the 'layout' folder to either of the following locations

a. Your Cinema 4D/library/layout folder.

b. Open Cinema 4D, Open the Preferences, Press the 'Open Preferences Folder' then place the layouts in the library/layout folder.

c. Restart C4D and you will see the new layouts in the layouts drop down in C4D.

13. Choose Show Help from the Plugins 4D menu to find out more. Or visit help.plugins4d.com for the most up-to-date help.


Licence Server Installation

1. Create a folder on your sytem somewhere called Plugins4D.

2. Place the contents of the downloaded zip file into that folder.

3. Start Cinema 4D R20

4. Open up the C4D Preferences from the Edit menu.

5. Select 'Plugins' in the menu on the left of the preferences dialog.

6. Press "Add Folder" at the bottom. Select your folder you created in step (1).

7. Open up your MAXON Licence Server.

8. Click Add Serials

9. Paste the floating licence (from your email) into the box that appears.

10. Start up a copy of C4D that has Plugins 4D installed.

11. Next we need to install the layouts. Copy everything from the 'layout' folder to either of the following locations

a. Your Cinema 4D/library/layout folder.

b. Open Cinema 4D, Open the Preferences, Press the 'Open Preferences Folder' then place the layouts in the library/layout folder.

12. Restart Cinema 4D

13. There will now be a Plugins 4D menu at the top of Cinema 4D.

14. Choose Show Help from the menu to find out more.