Houdini Main Changelogs

Houdini 18.0.317 Printing the parameters of a verb with disabled ramps will no longer crash. yesterday
Houdini 18.0.317 Fixed artifacts on the light and camera guides in LOPs when HQ Lighting is enabled. yesterday
Houdini 18.0.317 When importing geometry from SOPs, if an imported primitive is not defined (but is instead a pure overlay prim), don't set a primitive type for it. yesterday
Houdini 18.0.317 When looking through a light in LOPs, manually send the view and projection matrices to render delegates since some delegates can't interpret the light as a camera, and the view freezes up. yesterday
Houdini 18.0.317 Fixed a bug in the GLTF SOP where the Promote Point Attributes to Vertex option sometimes did not promote all point attributes. yesterday
Houdini 18.0.317 Fix potential crashes in Material Edit LOP, when loading namespaced shader. yesterday
Houdini 18.0.317 Added a new "For each strin gin parameter" iteration method to the For Each LOP. This provides an easy way to iterate over a specific set of string values. yesterday
Houdini 18.0.317 Fixed a bug that could result in crashes for simulations involving fields with repeating borders. yesterday
Houdini 18.0.316 Added support for ejecting PDG jobs to HQueue scheduler. Wed. December 11, 2019
Houdini 18.0.315 Added image plane pixel filters to Karma, Karma Render Properties and Karma Standard Render Vars LOP nodes. Wed. December 11, 2019
Houdini 18.0.316
  • Added hou.TopNode.topParent method to find TOP network.
  • Added 'Set As Default Scheduler' RMB item on scheduler TOP nodes.
Wed. December 11, 2019
Houdini 18.0.316 Added ability to select which parms of a dynamic handle are enabled. Wed. December 11, 2019
Houdini 18.0.316 Added the Unreal 4.24 plugin. Wed. December 11, 2019
Houdini 18.0.315 RBD Bullet Solver:
  • optimised guide capturing when input geometry is time dependent.
  • fix for cases where the name attribute exists on both points and prims, i.e when inputting
packed fragments and unpacked geometry - empty names from one will be replaced by names on the other to avoid tripping up the transform pieces SOP.
Wed. December 11, 2019
Houdini 18.0.315 Added constraint guide geometry visualiser to the RBD Bullet Solver to help tune the constraint settings. Added controls for the viewport inspector font size and float precision. Wed. December 11, 2019
Houdini 18.0.316 Fix import for FBX files that have skinning on shapes with geometric transforms. Wed. December 11, 2019
Houdini 18.0.316
  • Fixed a regression in edge loop.
Wed. December 11, 2019
Houdini 18.0.316 Restore missing handle list in the RMB menu on the Handle tool. Wed. December 11, 2019
Houdini 18.0.315 Fixed a crash that occurred on Houdini shutdown if the desktop had a floating window containing the viewport. Tue. December 10, 2019
Houdini 18.0.315 Added a parameter to downloadfile TOP to disable SSL verifcation for https files. Tue. December 10, 2019
Houdini 18.0.315 Added parms to usdrender TOP to allow expected output files to be specified. This allows downstream nodes to make use of these files in their static generation stage. Also made the output path parm an optional override. Tue. December 10, 2019
Houdini 18.0.315 Fix issue when starting Houdini/hython over network paths that contain spaces in them. Tue. December 10, 2019
Houdini 18.0.315 Grain Source SOP, and hence the Vellum Configure Grains, will no longer run into problems when jitter scale was small. This would happen even if jittering was disabled. Tue. December 10, 2019
Houdini 18.0.315 Fixed a bug in the Volume LOP that caused it to author time samples with incorrect time values. Tue. December 10, 2019
Houdini 18.0.315 Some types of empty vdbs, particularly those with leaf nodes that are empty, will no longer report giant bounds but properly report zero sized bounds. Tue. December 10, 2019