xShoe4Rhino is a plug-in for Rhinoceros developed to assist footwear, last and sole makers, for windows.
This unique and fully integrated plug-in for Rhinoceros 5® offers a powerful feature set and a very intuitive work flow, and the best - it's free!

The product goal is to extend Rhino3d capabilities with new and fully integrated footwear package. xShoe4Rhino offers solutions for footwear, last and sole makers.

This plugin is the come back of the old xShoe4Rhino 1.x developed for Rhinoceros 4.0. This is a Work-In-Progress (WIP) plugin, so feel free to comment, report bugs, make you wishlist... Visit the support forum and participate!


The plugin allows the input of xyz files generated by capture machines, such as Renishaw, Mitutoyo, etc.
You can also input images in real-size (1-1), ready to sketch, with a improvement of the rhino's pictureframe command.

Insole Tools

xShoe4Rhino is able to detect the insole axis automatically even in 3D rough profiles, so you can orient your sketches and STL files.
You can flow or unroll 2d objects into surfaces, flat to 3d and vice-versa.
The plugin have a set of tools to assist the user to detect the insole axis, middle curve, etc.

Shape Tools

xShoe4Rhino presents a set o tools in order to make it easy and fast the creation of 3D models!

Complete Scale

xShoe4Rhino provides a very complete tool to scale 3D models; you can edit individual sizes and setup multiple scales for the same model!


xShoe4Rhino also provides a powerfull morphing algorithm capable to handle with 2D or even 3D models!
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