Here we collect publicly available resources for Cinema 4D plugin development in C++.
We’ll list all resources we know of here. If you know a resource not listed, yet, please leave us a short email email@example.com.
Services Provided by MAXON
- GitHub with examples and code snippets
- PluginCafé – Plugin IDs
- PluginCafé – Forum
- Latest Cinema 4D C++ SDK documentation
Free, Publicly Available Resources
Run by Steve Pedler, this site provides very nice tutorials on Cinema 4D plugin development
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
Kent Barber provides a very nice dictionary of Description parameters