Griddle 1.0 64-bit

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Update Instructions 

Griddle and BlockRanger are mesh generation tools which plug into Rhinoceros 5. A single installer (Griddle_xxxx.msi) will install both Griddle and BlockRanger products on your computer. Your license will determine which components are enabled. Rhino is a CAD system (installed separately from Griddle and BlockRanger), used for constructing model geometry.


  1. Download the Griddle update file (only available in a 64-bit version) and double click on Griddle_xxxx.msi to update it.
  2. Reboot your machine.
  3. From the Windows Start menu, find the Itasca group, Griddle x.0, and click on the “Griddle x.0 User Files” shortcut. This will move you into a directory with Rhino plugins that need to be updated.
  4. Double-click on BlockRanger.rhi and follow the instructions, to install BlockRanger.
  5. Similarly, double-click, each in turn, on Gint.rhi, GSurf.rhi, GVol.rhi, and G_NMExtract.rhi to install the Griddle components.
  6. Open Rhino (64-bit) and select rvb and rui files from the same directory as above and drag and drop these files into the Rhino viewport.
  7. You are done.

Griddle and BlockRanger are plug-ins for Rhinoceros 5.0. Rhino, sold separately, is required in order to use Griddle and BlockRanger. Itasca is an authorized OEM reseller of Rhino.

Griddle and BlockRanger require a license key to run with full functionality enabled. A license key can be obtained by contacting Software Sales. A Griddle license automatically includes full access to BlockRanger.

Rhino 5 for Windows (64-bit) from should be installed prior to updating Griddle.