Houdini 11

Documentation for the HDK (Houdini’s native plugin SDK) is available online.

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Subtopics

Getting started

Welcome to HoudiniUse Edit > Open help browser at startup to control whether this page appears when Houdini starts up.
What’s new
Shelf toolsHow to use and customize the strip of icon buttons across the top of the main window.
Network and parameters
Examples
How to use the help
Tutorials
Basics

Using Houdini

ModelingHow to create and edit geometry.
Copying and instancingYou can use copies (real geometry) and instances (geometry that is only loaded or created at render time) to achieve complex effects such as crowds, flocks, and other groups.
Animation
Character
Particles
Dynamics
Fur
Lighting
Shading
Rendering
Compositing
Digital assets
Import and exportHow to get scene, object, and other data in and out of Houdini.
MPlay viewer
How to