Step 1 : Get Karamba

Make sure you have Rhino5 (32 or 64 bit) and the latest Grasshopper (0.9.0076) installed. Uninstall all previous versions of Karamba before installing the latest version. 

Install the FULL version if you wish to upgrade to a STUDENT or PRO license.

Physical units can be set as SI or Imperial upon installation. This setting can be switched after installation by editing the karamba.ini file.

Karamba not showing up when you open Grasshopper?
Check the installation directory or refer to the troubleshooting guide.

If you wish to install previous versions of karamba or if the download links are not working, go to Food4Rhino.

Step 2 : Get a License

Purchase a license or simply use the free or trial version.
Install karamba with a standalone license.
Install karamba with a network license.

Step 3 : Learn Karamba

Follow the tutorials or see the range of Karamba examples.
Browse the Karamba Manual.
Request a Karamba workshop.


Karamba licenses can be purchased via one of our established resellers which provide technical support as well as training.
Alternatively licenses can be purchased directly from our website below.

Rhino for you
Jacques Hababou
76 rue de la Pompe
75116 Paris
+331 83 81 22 60
+336 60 07 18 86

If you are interested in becoming an official reseller, please see our reseller conditions.



Included with the software installation

Free Download



incl. VAT

For students and faculty

Please send us an email from your university account or a copy of your student ID after ordering.

Pro 1 Year

excl. VAT

A commercial license with 1 year validity


Pro Unlimited

excl. VAT

A commercial license

Purchases can be made using a credit card or using a Paypal account. If you wish to purchase a license via International Bank Transfer, please email us.

Find the complete list of features of the various karamba versions and view the license agreement.

If you would like to use karamba for teaching at your university or institution, or if you are interested in setting up a karamba workshop please send us an email at [email protected].

Manuals & Plugins

View User Manual 1.2.2 Version 1.2.2

View User Manual 1.1.0 Version 1.1.0

View User Manual (Japanese 日本語) Version 1.0.5

karamba 1.1.0 Hacker’s Essentials (contains material for scripting karamba)

karamba 1.1.0 Examples (installation found at Food4Rhino)

Geometry Gym plugin for exchange between Rhinio/Grasshopper/karamba, Revit, Digital Project, ArchiCAD and other IFC capable software

karambaToSofistik plugin for exchange between karamba and Sotistik