Public Resources for Cinema 4D Plugin Development in C++

Here we collect publicly available resources for Cinema 4D plugin development in C++.
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Free, Publicly Available Resources

  • Microbion
    Run by Steve Pedler, this site provides very nice tutorials on Cinema 4D plugin development
  • NoskeWiki
    A wiki run by Andrew Noske providing basic information and first steps
  • Scott Ayers Media
    Scott Ayers has assembled a nice collection of open source example plugins here
  • Iris VFX – Introduction to Cinema 4D SDK Part 1 and Part 2
    Two video tutorials on Cinema 4D SDK
  • GameLogicDesign
    Kent Barber provides a very nice dictionary of Description parameters

Andreas Block

Fomer SDK Support Lead and Developer Over ten years of development in industry automation provided me with a good foundation of low level and FPGA programming knowledge as well as with insight into various operating systems. Cinema 4D has been a hobby of mine since it started to emit its first rays of light back in Amiga times (still known as Fastray back then).