Houdini Main Changelogs

Houdini 18.5.554 Fixed a bug with dependency lines not appearing for batch work items inside subnets, when the subnet contains multiple nodes with batches. Tue. April 20, 2021
Houdini 18.5.554 parameters now have tooltips with their name by default Tue. April 20, 2021
Houdini 18.5.553 Update the Vellum Solver to work properly with NVIDIA's recently released OpenCL 3.0 drivers, particularly the Pressure and Shape Match constraints. Mon. April 19, 2021
Houdini 18.5.553 Added a new Cache Mode parameter entry that causes the node to only check output files for work items in that node, and ignore any cache invalidation caused by upstream work item changes. The new options is available on all processor nodes that have the Cache Mode parameter. Mon. April 19, 2021
Houdini 18.5.553 Fixed a bug that could cause slow viewport performance for agents in certain scenarios. Mon. April 19, 2021
Houdini 18.5.553 Fixing several issues with the peak usage logging.
  • Fixed an issue with the start/end date options
  • Fixed the --no-progress-info option
  • Fixed an issue with the progress line not being cleared.
  • Use the timezone found in the log if one is not provided.
Mon. April 19, 2021
Houdini 18.5.551 Husk now passes down the frame being rendered as a render setting with a key "houdini:frame" and a double value. Sat. April 17, 2021
Houdini 18.5.550 Fix geometry spreadsheet tooltips so that they show the correct cell value when is is being sorted by some column. Fri. April 16, 2021
Houdini 18.5.549 Significant performance improvement for the Modify Point Instances LOP Fixes a bug where instance scales of deleted prims would be set to {0, 0, 0} when using internal SOP source. Import Frame now defaults to 0 instead of $FF as animated point instances are less common. Fri. April 16, 2021
Houdini 18.5.549 Fixed bug that would cause LOP tools to place new nodes before the no with the display flag rather than after when working in /stage. Thu. April 15, 2021
Houdini 18.5.549 Fixed a bug in HAPI that could cause HAPI_GetAssetDefinitionParmValues to erroneously throw an exception. Thu. April 15, 2021
Houdini 18.5.549 Houdini will no longer crash when a node has ".usdz" as the last five characters of its name. Thu. April 15, 2021
Houdini 18.5.549 Fixed an issue with merging / unpacking geometry containing edge groups that in certain cases (such as packed fragments containing edge groups) could cause the edge group's contents to be incorrect along with slow performance. Thu. April 15, 2021
Houdini 18.5.549 Fixed an issue where LOP Subnet wasn't setting its output colour based on the contained output node. Thu. April 15, 2021
Houdini 18.5.549 Fix an issue where Houdini could use a full CPU core forever when opening a file in Manual Update mode into the Solaris desktop. Thu. April 15, 2021
Houdini 18.5.549 Fixed a bug where setting the language of string parm to OpenCL didn't work properly in the parameter editor. Thu. April 15, 2021
Houdini 18.5.548 Fixed a bug where the expression dialog didn't automatically get the key focus. Hitting Alt E twice in the wrangle snippet now opens the external editor. Wed. April 14, 2021
Houdini 18.5.548 Fixed a bug which would cause some operations to fail after a Cache LOP, such as changing the target of a relationship. Wed. April 14, 2021
Houdini 18.5.548 Fixing an issue where hkey/sesictrl would try to determine if a license could be returned and often get this wrong. Instead the server determines this now. Wed. April 14, 2021
Houdini 18.5.548 Fixed the PieceAttribute example and updated the SquidRemesh example. Wed. April 14, 2021
Houdini 18.5.548 Fixed an issue which prevented the SceneImport LOP from using relative paths for the object root. Wed. April 14, 2021
Houdini 18.5.548 Turned off client logging by default in hserver. Client logging was rarely used and in some cases caused sesinetd to slow down as the client count increased. Wed. April 14, 2021
Houdini 18.5.547 Fixed an issue where value change event for radio folders/tabs wasn't triggered by left/right arrow buttons. Tue. April 13, 2021
Houdini 18.5.547 SOP GLTF node: fixed broken scene, node, and mesh chooser dialogs caused by spaces in any of the entity names. Tue. April 13, 2021
Houdini 18.5.547 Fixed an issue with TOP dependencies lines not drawing properly when viewing a TOP network with nested subnets. Tue. April 13, 2021