'ArrowMaker' is a free plugin for Cinema 4D. What it does is generate an arrow shape in the form of a spline primitive. The shape itself can be extensively customised to produce a variety of different arrows, then used (for example) in an Extrude or Sweep NURBS to generate a mesh. Some examples are shown below.


ArrowMaker is compatible with the following versions of Cinema 4D:

Cinema 4D version Compatible?
R14-R19 Yes
R20, R21 Yes, but requires the INSYDIUM Bridge plugin
S22 No
R23, S24 No - native version in preparation (Bridge plugin will not be required)

User interface

The plugin has a number of parameters, as shown here. Full details are found in the plugin documentation.

Arrow parameters

Workflow enhancements


Download ArrowMaker 1.2 for R14-R19 and R20-R21 (if using the INSYDIUM Bridge)

Page last updated June 23rd 2021