Reference Cinema 4D Cinema 4D Prime Configuration Information for administrators
Function available in CINEMA 4D Prime, Visualize, Broadcast, Studio & BodyPaint 3D

Environment Variables

Environment variables can be defined in the following way, e.g., zu make specific directories/files accessible for various Cinema 4D versions or users.

For Windows:

For Mac: this free software for MacOS can be used to define environment variables:

The following environment variables are available:


  • C4D_SCRIPTS_DIR: Set a path like c:\scripts (or a network path) to load Python or C.O.F.F.E.E scripts in any Cinema 4D version.

Multiple paths can be separated using a semicolon (;).