Syphon Server for Cinema 4D
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A Syphon Server to visualize Cinema 4D Renders in Real Time

By Roger Sodre / Studio Avante / @Roger_S

Syphon by Tom Butterworth and Anton Marini

Download & Installation

Compiled, ready to use plugin download:

Copy SyphonRxx folder to /Applications/MAXON/CINEMA 4D Rxx/plugins/

Open Cinema 4D, Render Settings, Effects, add the Syphon Server effect.

Warning: SyphonC4D will slow down the render (specially when in real time mode), use only for live preview.

Warning: Remove it from your project before sending it to a render farm.

Supported Versions

Cinema 4D R13 : Yes

Cinema 4D R14 : Yes (use the R13 version)

Cinema 4D R15 : Yes (if it does not work, try the R13 version)

Cinema 4D R16 : Yes

Cinema 4D R17 : Yes (use R16 version)

Cinema 4D Lite : No

Compiling the Source

The XCode projects are configured for the default location of Cinema 4D: /Applications/MAXON/CINEMA 4D Rxx/

If your installation is on another place, relink the Cinema 4D libs and edit