Rooster: Vectorize Plugin in Grasshopper

Rooster is a plugin useful for extracting curves from images; a process commonly known as Vectorization of an image.

The Rooster component is present under the ‘Params’ tab in the ‘Utils’ sub-category.

The component can also output colors extracted from the image for each output curve.

This plugin utilizes the following:

Rooster is an Open Source plugin (GNU GPL 3.0). Source code available at and

Thanks for Praneet Mathur [for ShapeDiver GmbH], The plugin is now supported by the ShapeDiver Platform. Rooster is also compatible with the Bitmap Parameter and the modified version of Squid included with the ShapeDiver installation.

Online demo: