Plugin Types

Here are the available plugin hooks in Cinema 4D:

Command Plugins

Tag Plugins

  • TagData - A hook to create a custom tag.

Object Plugins

  • ObjectData - A hook to create a custom object type; generators, deformers, splines and particle modifiers.

Tool Plugins

Snap Plugins

  • SnapData - A hook to create custom snap modes.

Animation Plugins

  • CTrackData - A hook to create custom tracks for the time-line.

Shader Plugins

Material Plugins

Export/Import Plugins

Scene Hook Plugins

  • SceneHookData - A hook that is executed during various stages of the pipeline.

Video Post Plugins

  • VideoPostData - A versatile hook that is executed during rendering.

Fallof Plugins

Message Plugins

Custom GUI/DataType Plugins

Preference Plugins

  • PrefsDialogObject - A hook to register a new preference category in the Cinema 4D Preferences dialog.

GraphView Operator Plugins

Node Plugins