Rendering Procedural shaders
This is a new feature in Houdini 9. To learn about more new features, see what’s new in Houdini 9.
Procedural shaders call a program to replace the object they are shading with their own data. Procedural shaders were available in previous version of Houdini, but Houdini 9 includes a few new, very useful shaders. These shaders begin with
Mantra in the SHOP list.
For information on specific procedural shaders, see the individual node documentation: