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Installing Indigo for C4D on Windows

This tutorial will cover getting Indigo running with Indigo for Cinema 4D on your computer.

This tutorial is for Windows users.

If you have not purchased an Indigo licence, you can still follow this tutorial. Indigo will run in trial mode, which will apply some watermarks to Indigo renders.

Step 1: Check your version of Cinema 4D

Indigo for Cinema 4D is compatible with release 10 to 13 of Cinema 4D. There are both 32 and 64-bit versions of Indigo for Cinema 4D available.

Step 2: Download Indigo

From the page http://www.indigorenderer.com/download-indigo-renderer, download the latest version of Indigo for Windows.

Step 3: Install Indigo

Once you have downloaded the Indigo installer program in Step 2, run the installer program.

If the installer asks you "Do you want to allow the following program to make changes to this computer", select "Yes".

Then accept the licence agreement.

On the 'Choose components' page, select select the C4D Exporter, and press "Next".

Select C4D exporter

On the "Choose Install location" page, leave the Destination Folder as it is, and press "Install".

Step 4: Install Indigo for Cinema 4D

An installer will launch where you can select the C4D versions you want to install Indigo for C4D for on the "Choose components" page.

Select the C4D versions

After selecting, press "Next".

For every selected version, another installer will launch.

The installers will try to automatically detect your C4D installation directory. If the directory could not be automatically detected, set it to the main C4D directory.

Select the installation directory

Step 5: Locate Indigo Plugin menu

Once installed you can find Indigo for Cinema 4D in the "Plugins" menu inside Cinema 4D:

Indigo for Cinema 4D Plugin menu