Houdini 18.0 Python Scripting

HOM Cookbook

These examples demonstrate simple uses of the Houdini’s Python scripting API.


Python Scripting

Getting started

Next steps

Python viewer states

You can write viewer states in Python that let you customize user interaction in the viewport for your node.

Guru level


  • hou

    Module containing all the sub-modules, classes, and functions to access Houdini.

  • Alembic extension functions

    Utility functions for extracting information from Alembic files.