Installing Tools (Windows)
This guide covers all the necessary tools required to author Rhino plugins in C/C++ on Windows.
This guide has yet to be ported to this site. Please check back soon for updates. In the meantime, you can view the original documentation here: https://wiki.mcneel.com/developer/cplusplusplugins
Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 for Rhino 5 for Windows 64-bit. Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 for Rhino 5 for Windows 32-bit and Rhino 4 for Windows.
Visual C++ 2008, 2012, 2013, and the Express Editions of Visual C++ will not work.