Houdini Main Changelogs

Houdini 16.5.557 The houdini_configure_target() CMake function now sets up target properties for the archive output directory, which affects static libraries and import libraries. Tue. August 7, 2018
Houdini 16.5.557 The opnode_sum.py python script now also outputs hscript, EXPR, and SopVerb information. Tue. August 7, 2018
Houdini 16.5.557 Removed unused index from HAPI.h doxygen header. Tue. August 7, 2018
Houdini 16.5.557 Unity Plugin Version 2: Fixed input assets in saved scenes not keeping correct object path references in Houdini. Updated docs with info on updating plugin. Tue. August 7, 2018
Houdini 16.5.557 Certain sized VDB Points structures would save in a corrupt fashion with BLOSC enabled. These should now save properly. Tue. August 7, 2018
Houdini 16.5.553 Added support of Unreal 4.20.1. Fri. August 3, 2018
Houdini 16.5.553 Fixed a bug in the Parameters pane where pasting a copied expression in a string parameter unnecessarily added enclosing backticks even if the pasted expression already had enclosing backticks. Fri. August 3, 2018
Houdini 16.5.553 Fixed a potential crash in the Alembic SOP importing some trim curves. Fri. August 3, 2018
Houdini 16.5.553 The viewupdate hscript command will no longer increase update rates when loading a .hip file. This avoids after-load call backs getting a .hip file in Always mode when they were invoked from a Never mode environment. Fri. August 3, 2018
Houdini 16.5.553 Fixed the macOS uninstaller so that the list of installed Houdini applications is sorted by version. Fri. August 3, 2018
Houdini 16.5.553 Fixed a bug that caused Houdini to sometimes crash when opening a dialog. Fri. August 3, 2018
Houdini 16.5.553 Unity Plugin Version 2: Fixed crash in Unity when using large input geometry with materials. Fri. August 3, 2018
Houdini 16.5.553 Houdini's Qt distribution now ships with QML. Fri. August 3, 2018
Houdini 16.5.553 Fixed a bug where performing a Reference -> Scene Data operation in a Parameters pane tab removed the pane tab's link group if one was previously set. Fri. August 3, 2018
Houdini 16.5.553 Unity Plugin Version 2: Now supporting embedded materials used in input geometry. Unity treats these as subassets, part of the main container asset. Plugin adds a SUBASSET:: tag to the material path attribute in the input geometry and on the roundtrip back, does the special subasset load if material path has this tag. Fixes using OBJ files with embedded materials in input nodes. Fri. August 3, 2018
Houdini 16.5.553 Improved uniform volume span identification in cases where the volume containers intersect on SOP level. The renders will appear different. Fri. August 3, 2018
Houdini 16.5.553 Improved uniform volume span identification in cases where the volume containers intersect on SOP level. This can alleviate the need to clean the container geometry via boolean union. Fri. August 3, 2018
Houdini 16.5.552 Fixed a bug in the Network Editor where it was impossible to disconnect a node with a shake gesture for certain combinations of operating systems, hardware and input devices. Thu. August 2, 2018
Houdini 16.5.552 Fixed possible very rare deadlocking issue rendering images in mantra. The issue showed up rendering agent primitives. Thu. August 2, 2018
Houdini 16.5.552 Fixed a bug in the Alembic SOP that could cause it to become time dependent when loading non-visible shapes. Thu. August 2, 2018
Houdini 16.5.551 Fixed a bug in the Unpack SOP that could cause it to try reading free'd memory. Wed. August 1, 2018
Houdini 16.5.551 Converting Houdini volume primitives to VDB primitives now preserves its Name attribute value as the VDB grid's name where available. Wed. August 1, 2018
Houdini 16.5.551 The Add SOP had extra duplicate labels in the point list when it was verbified, these are now fixed. Wed. August 1, 2018
Houdini 16.5.550 Added an example project that demonstrates how to create a user interface for a Houdini Digital Asset's parameters using HAPI and Qt. Tue. July 31, 2018
Houdini 16.5.550 The opnode_sum.py python script now also output vex information using the output of vcc. Tue. July 31, 2018