Rhinoceros® Plug-in to Import Autodesk® Alias® wire files.The following data sets are translated.

Alias Rhino
Surfaces Brep Nurbs Surface
Shells Exploded Brep Surfaces
Curves Nurbs Curves
Meshes Meshes
Point Cloud Point Set
Lights Render Lights
Shaders Materials
Layers Layers
Instances Geometry
Groups Groups



64bit: Rhino 5.0 x64 should be installed. An evaluation version can be obtained hereAlias 2013/2014 x64 should be installed. An evaluation version can be obtained here.


Double click the Installer downloaded.


Open the wire file by File -> Open and setting the Autodesk Alias wire file from the option.

Alternatively drag and drop Alias wire files to open them in Rhino.


The software will work in Evaluation mode for a period of 10 days. A license installer will automatically pop up after the evaluation period is over. You will receive a license file by email within 2 working days of purchase. Please install the license using the license installer.


Please go to the download section. User registration is required to download the software.


The price of the plugin is USD 220. Support and Upgrades are free for one year. Ready to Buy?

The network MAC id of your machine will be displayed on the license installer, which will automatically pop-up after the trial period.

Please specify network mac ID

 Known Issues:

  • Limitation: Some trimmed periodic/closed surfaces may not get trimmed properly.
    • Work Around: Please detach such surfaces into two before or convert them to shells, using SurfaceEdit->Stitch function in Alias.
  • Limitation: Some complex multi-level instances may not transfer properly
    • Work Around: Please extract the instances using Edit > Expand Instance before the transfer in Alias.


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