Houdini 18.5 What’s new What was new in Houdini 17

What’s new in Houdini 17 Hair and grooming

  • Integrated Vellum hair solver for fast simulation.

  • Recursive sub-clumping.

  • Hair card generation for gamers.

  • Significantly faster grooming performance due to C++ rewrite.

  • Significantly faster (4-10×) grooming performance.

  • Significantly faster hair generation.

What was new in Houdini 17