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HOUDINI APPRENTICE

Houdini Apprentice is a free version of Houdini FX which can be used by students, artists and hobbyists to create personal non-commercial projects. With Houdini Apprentice, you have access to virtually all of the features of the award-winning Houdini FX to develop your skills and work on personal projects. Apprentice lets you save to disk and render out with a word mark.
HOUDINI INDIE

Houdini Indie makes all of Houdini’s animation and VFX tools available under an indie license to animators and game makers who want to use Houdini during the incubation stage of their business.

PRODUCT INFO
HOUDINI ENGINE INDIE

Your Houdini Engine Indie license can be used to run Houdini Indie in batch (non-graphical) mode or to load Houdini Digital Assets into other content creation apps such as Autodesk® Maya,® and Cinema 4D, or game editors such as Unity® and UE4®.

PRODUCT INFO
LIMIT OF 3 LICENSES PER STUDIO
LIMIT OF 3 LICENSES PER STUDIO
1 YEAR RENTAL
NODE LOCKED

$269 USD INDIE

FREE ENGINE INDIE

2 YEAR RENTAL
NODE LOCKED

$399 USD INDIE

26% SAVINGS
HOUDINI CORE

Designed for modelers, lighters, character riggers, animators and game artists, Houdini Core also includes features such as compositing and motion editing. Scenes created in Houdini FX can be opened and rendered in Houdini Core which makes it an ideal lighting tool for your VFX.

NODE LOCKED
PERPETUAL

$1,995 USD

Annual Upgrade Plan$995 USD *
LIMIT OF 5 LICENSES PER STUDIO
HOUDINI FX

Houdini FX combines superior performance and dramatic, ease-of-use to deliver a powerful and accessible 3D experience. With its procedural node-based workflow, Houdini FX lets you create more content faster to reduce timelines and enjoy enhanced flexibility in all your creative tasks.

NODE LOCKED
PERPETUAL

$4,495 USD

Annual Upgrade Plan$2,495 USD *
LIMIT OF 5 LICENSES PER STUDIO
HOUDINI ENGINE

Houdini Engine lets you load Houdini Digital Assets into other content creation apps such as Autodesk® Maya,® and Cinema 4D, or game editors such as Unity® and UE4®. Houdini Engine also gives you command-line access to Houdini to batch process renderings and distributed dynamic simulations.

NODE LOCKED
ANNUAL RENTAL

$499 USD

 
LIMIT OF 5 LICENSES PER STUDIO
* The Annual Upgrade Plan is included in the purchase price for the first year. It must be purchased in subsequent years to keep your software up-to-date.
HOUDINI CORE

Designed for modelers, lighters, character riggers, animators and game artists, Houdini Core also includes features such as compositing and motion editing. Scenes created in Houdini FX can be opened and rendered in Houdini Core which makes it an ideal lighting tool for your VFX.

PRODUCT INFO
HOUDINI FX

Houdini FX combines superior performance and dramatic, ease-of-use to deliver a powerful and accessible 3D experience. With its procedural node-based workflow, Houdini FX lets you create more content faster to reduce timelines and enjoy enhanced flexibility in all your creative tasks.

PRODUCT INFO
HOUDINI ENGINE

Houdini Engine lets you load Houdini Digital Assets into other content creation apps such as Autodesk® Maya,® and Cinema 4D, or game editors such as Unity® and UE4®. Houdini Engine also gives you command-line access to Houdini to batch process renderings and distributed dynamic simulations.

PRODUCT INFO
PERPETUAL

$2,995 USD CORE

Annual Upgrade Plan*$1,495 USD

$6,995 USD FX

Annual Upgrade Plan*$3,995 USD
ANNUAL RENTAL

$1,995 USD CORE

$4,995 USD FX

$795 USD ENGINE

90 DAY RENTAL

$1,065 USD CORE

$2,625 USD FX

$525 USD ENGINE

MINIMUM QUANTITY OF 2

60 DAY RENTAL

$710 USD CORE

$1,750 USD FX

$350 USD ENGINE

MINIMUM QUANTITY OF 2

30 DAY RENTAL

$355 USD CORE

$875 USD FX

$175 USD ENGINE

MINIMUM QUANTITY OF 2

14 DAY RENTAL

$150 USD ENGINE

MINIMUM QUANTITY OF 5

7 DAY RENTAL

$75 USD ENGINE

MINIMUM QUANTITY OF 10
 
* The Annual Upgrade Plan is included in the purchase price for the first year. It must be purchased in subsequent years to keep your software up-to-date.
HOUDINI EDUCATION
FOR STUDENTS
Students of accredited schools and training centers are eligible to use Houdini Education licenses for independent educational coursework and exploration. When you go to checkout from the cart, you will be asked to validate your status as a student.*
GLOBAL FLOATING LICENSE
ANNUAL RENTAL

$75 USD

*If your school is not listed, and you do not have a school-issued email address, please complete the support form at the bottom of this page, or send an email to request@proxi.id.
HOUDINI EDUCATION
FOR SCHOOLS

Houdini Education is a full-featured version of Houdini FX designed for use by schools and training centres. Designed to be used in labs and classrooms, Houdini Education will open files created by students using Houdini Apprentice. 

GLOBAL FLOATING LICENSE
ANNUAL RENTAL
 
Each Houdini Education license comes with 10 Houdini Engine Education, 10 Karma and 10 Mantra licenses. Contact SideFX if you need more for your lab.
HOUDINI ENGINE FOR UNITY

Houdini Engine for Unity lets you work with Houdini Digital Assets [HDA] in the Unity game editor. This plug-in gives commercial artists and studios the ability to widely deploy procedural assets for use in game and XR development, virtual production and design visualizations.

GLOBAL FLOATING LICENSE
ANNUAL RENTAL

FREE

 
LIMIT OF 10 LICENSES PER STUDIO ONLINE*
HOUDINI ENGINE FOR UNREAL

Houdini Engine for Unreal lets you work with Houdini Digital Assets [HDA] in the Unreal game editor. This plug-in gives commercial artists and studios the ability to widely deploy procedural assets for use in game and XR development, virtual production and design visualizations. 

GLOBAL FLOATING LICENSE
ANNUAL RENTAL

FREE

 
LIMIT OF 10 LICENSES PER STUDIO ONLINE*
HOUDINI INDIE

To load assets into Unity and Unreal, Houdini Indie users need to use FREE Houdini Engine Indie licenses which are available on the Indie tab . The licenses on this page WILL NOT open the .hdalc assets created by Houdini Indie.


HOUDINI EDUCATION

To load assets into Unity and Unreal, Houdini Education users can use the Houdini Education license or the bundled Houdini Engine Education license on a second computer. The licenses on this page WILL NOT open the .hdanc assets created by Houdini Education and will prevent your Education licenses from working properly.

OTHER PLUG-INS:
For all other plug-ins including proprietary plug-ins you will need a Houdini Engine license. Look under Artists or Studios for information on this license type.