Houdini Main Changelogs

Houdini 18.5.479 ROP Fetch TOP will now add a ifdoutput attrib when generating an IFD instead of an image. This is used by Render IFD TOP to create an expected output path, which allows it to cook from cached. Thu. February 4, 2021
Houdini 18.5.478 Fixed a bug where Houdini failed to report the total available VRAM on macOS. Wed. February 3, 2021
Houdini 18.5.478 Remove UI plugins from the list of libraries that are added to the DSO cache file. This prevents non-graphical applications from trying to load UI plugins. Wed. February 3, 2021
Houdini 18.5.478 Custom PDG schedulers can now indicate that they support scheduling of in- process work items, by calling `self.setAcceptInProcess(..)` from the onStartCook callback. The scheduler can run a work item's in-process cook implementation using `self.cookWorkItem(..)`. Wed. February 3, 2021
Houdini 18.5.478 Clarified documentation for the husk --res command line option. Wed. February 3, 2021
Houdini 18.5.478 Fixed broken ramp references on the Gas Turbulence DOP. When the DOP is set to Use OpenCL, it will correctly use the control ramp now. Wed. February 3, 2021
Houdini 18.5.478 Fixed a bug with instancing of linked nested multiparms. Wed. February 3, 2021
Houdini 18.5.478 The Configure Layer LOP has a new option that allows the Start New Layer operation to create a new active layer without necessarily setting the input's active layer to be an "explicit" layer. Wed. February 3, 2021
Houdini 18.5.478 Fix a crash when adding of removing context option change callbacks as part of the execution of a context option change callback. Wed. February 3, 2021
Houdini 18.5.477 Fixed Motion Clip Evaluate SOP that wasn't setting the matrix infotype on the transform point attribute. Tue. February 2, 2021
Houdini 18.5.477 Fixed an issue that could cause an HDA Processor node with no HDA parameters to fail. Tue. February 2, 2021
Houdini 18.5.477 Fixed a regression in the Rig Pose viewer state that was causing an embedded Rig Pose node to appear twice in the viewport when a custom hda is using the kinefx__rigpose as its own viewer state. Tue. February 2, 2021
Houdini 18.5.477 Fixed unhandled python exception when entering the Rig Pose state without prior to performing any joints selections. Tue. February 2, 2021
Houdini 18.5.477 Packages broken in hview
  • Fixed a bug to avoid processing packages in the Houdini process spawned by hview.
Tue. February 2, 2021
Houdini 18.5.477 unity: Added basic mesh support for SkinnedMeshRenderers
  • Note that only the sharedMesh of the first LOD will be uploaded to Houdini, without any rigging information.
Tue. February 2, 2021
Houdini 18.5.476 Fixed a bug where instance attributes would have an incorrect prefix Mon. February 1, 2021
Houdini 18.5.476 Mantra will now output OIIO texture stats when the verbose level is 3 or greater. Mon. February 1, 2021
Houdini 18.5.476 Fixed some blocky HQ Lighting artifacts when the light transform had scales. Mon. February 1, 2021
Houdini 18.5.476 Fixed bugs with expanding by flood fill or normals when toggle selecting that would result in incorrect resulting selections. Mon. February 1, 2021
Houdini 18.5.476 Added a new URL Request TOP node, which can be used to make HTTP or HTTPS requests from a TOP graph. It offers the same functionality as the existing Download File node, but is also able to make REST API calls with an optional payload set from a work item attribute or a file on disk. Response data can be stored to disk or to an attribute, along with HTTP headers and request errors/status codes. Mon. February 1, 2021
Houdini 18.5.476 Fixed a LOP viewer crash recently introduced in 18.5.473. Mon. February 1, 2021
Houdini 18.5.476 pdg.AttributeInfo.inputFiles and pdg.AttributeInfo.outputFiles have been renamed to pdg.AttributeInfo.InputFiles and pdg.AttributeInfo.OutputFiles. The old constants will continue to work, but have been deprecated. Mon. February 1, 2021
Houdini 18.5.476 Fixed a bug in the Realistic Shoulder VOP where the clavicle's rotation axis could be incorrect. Mon. February 1, 2021
Houdini 18.5.476 Fixed a bug where csvinput TOP would fail for input files with a small number of rows. Mon. February 1, 2021
Houdini 18.5.476 Added a warning when $HHP is missing from the PDG Scheduler environment, since this will prevent file dependencies from being tranfered. Mon. February 1, 2021