Maxon Cinema 4D R21 Compatibility: The Definitive List

Maxon Cinema 4D R21 Compatibility

We’re super excited about the release of Maxon Cinema 4D R21, but as with any major release, the issue of compatibility comes into play. Developers are working diligently to make sure everything will work smoothly as soon as R21 is released to the public.

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 it as new information is learned.

Updated 19 August 2019

Curious Animal

They are currently working on an update for R21. This will be a free update for existing customers.

Curious Animal Products



All plugins except Text Edge Pro are currently compatible. Bendy Limbs has been tested and works in R21.

eyedesyn Products



They are finalizing details and will have new installers ready around the release of R21.

Greyscalegorilla Products



Plants Kit – Currently Compatible, There will be an update for the Player ready when R21 ships or shortly after.

SurfaceSpread – Update is in process.

Laubwerk Products


Next Limit

RealFlow | Cinema 4D and Maxwell 4 | Cinema 4D is not currently compatible with the beta version of Cinema 4D R21. They are working on a compatible version, but at this moment cannot fully guarantee that it will be available at R21 release date.

Laubwerk Products


Update is in process. No ETA yet. All existing and new purchases of Xfrog 6.0 R20 will receive a free update to R21.

Xfrog Products

Posted by Michele Yamazaki