Cinema 4D R23 Compatibility List (updated 16 September 2020)

Cinema 4D R23 Compatibility

It’s time for the Cinema 4D R23 Compatibility List! Indeed, we are excited about the release of Cinema 4D R23 with its enhancements to Animation, Character and UV Workflows, Magic Bullet Looks Integration, and more.

As with any new release, compatibility can be an issue. We have put together a list of products and information to keep you informed about plug-in and product compatibility. Please let us know if you have any information that should be included on this list. We will be updating this page as new information is learned. Look for the New badge.

Cinema 4D R23 System Requirements

Windows: Windows 10 64-bit on Intel or AMD 64-bit CPU with SSE3 support

macOS: 10.14 or higher with 64-bit CPU running on Intel-based Apple Macintosh
To run future releases of Cinema 4D on Mac, you’ll need at least macOS 10.14 and a supported Mac system with at least macOS GPU Family 1_v3. You can check the Metal compatibility in the macOS System Information, Graphics tab.

We recommend updating to macOS 10.15. There are a number of enhancements to Metal in the latest macOS which will improve the performance, stability, and interaction with the viewport.


  • CentOS 7, 64bit
  • Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, 64bit.

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Full System Requirements

Cinema 4D R23 Compatibility

AXYZ Design

They are working on an update for ANIMA PRO compatible with C4D latest release, will be available soon

Basefount New

Animcraft is compatible with Cinema 4D R23


DEM Earth – Compatible with Cinema 4D R23

Eyedesyn New

All Cinema 4D products are R23 compatible, with the exception of eyedesyn Text Edge Pro, which is not compatible with anything newer than R17.

greyscalegorilla on the Cinema 4D R23 Compatibility ListGreyscalegorilla Products New

Compatible with Cinema 4D R23

HB Modeling Bundle New

Compatible with Cinema 4D R23

Insydium on the Cinema 4D R23 Compatibility ListINSYDIUM New

Compatible with Cinema 4D R23 but requires X-Particles build 895 and Cycles 4D build 509.


TurbulenceFD – Compatible with Cinema 4D R23

The Pixel Lab

All products compatible

redshift on Maxon Cinema 4D R23 CompatibilityRedshift New

version 3.0.28 supports R23.

U-Render New

The U-RENDER 2020.7.6 (preview) has Cinema 4D R23 compatibility.

Posted by Kim Sternisha