Download and install the appropriate bonzai3d 3 software for OS X or Windows as described below.
Shortly after you launch bonzai3d for the first time you will see the product registration dialog. You will need the serial number and license information that was emailed to you.
Enter your serial number and registration code.
If you have a RenderZone Plugin code, click the Extensions tab, and enter this information here. (if you do not have a code, RenderZone remains in Trial mode so you can try it out!).
Click Register to authenticate your registration, and enter your system login password if prompted.
Note that an Internet connection is required to complete the registration. If you are unable to complete the registration, the software can still be used for up to 30 days. Each time the software is launched you will have another chance to complete the registration or you can select “Register” from the Help menu at any time.
The bonzai3d includes self guided tutorials which are a great way to get started with bonzai3d (you can access these from the bonzai3d getting started screen.) Numerous video tutorials are available here and are also available streamed within the application. You can access the on-line form•Z 7 User's Manual here or within the application itself.
Requires Macintosh with Intel processor and OS X 10.6.8 or later
The bonzai3d disk image (.dmg) should automatically appear in the upper left side of your Finder Window when the download is complete. (Double click its icon if it does not appear automatically.)
Drag the bonzai3d Folder from this disk image to the shortcut to your Applications:<
Open the Applications: bonzai3d Folder: bonzai3d 3.2.3 Application folder and double click the bonzai3d application to start bonzai3d.
Note: Note: If you are having difficulties using Safari, right click (or control click) and select "Download Linked File As".
Requires Windows Vista, Windows 7, or Windows 8
Open the bonzai3d for Windows folder and Copy the bonzai3d Folder to your Program Files Folder.
Open the Windows Support folder and double click on vcredist_x86.exe to install the required Microsoft components.
If you wish to Import SketchUp files, also open the SketchUp Support folder and install this Microsoft component.
Open the bonzai3d Folder you just placed in your Program Files Folder, open the bonzai3d 3.2.3 Application folder, and double click the bonzai3d.exe application icon to start!