Can no longer open hip file (Invalid header) - help!
Jan. 25, 2022 7:27 a.m.
I lost a large amount of files that have been recovered to a different directory. Now when I try to open my .hip files I get
Load failed Error: Invalid .hip file header Is there a way around this? I havent found anything online (but maybe im searching the wrong key words) All help appreciated Dave
May 10, 2022 1:33 p.m.
No one knows what it is. It's just a bug. It's so weird.
The only way to do it is to go to your Crash File directory and open Backup file. Go to File, Open Crash Directory.
Edited by Nikodim Fomich -
May 10, 2022 13:36:59
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May 17, 2022 8:34 p.m.
What Houdini build version are you using?
that kind of bug should be reported to SideFX.
Edited by bunker__ -
May 17, 2022 20:35:29
July 5, 2022 5:07 a.m.
To follow up on this to anyone that is interested... It appeared that none of the files I recovered were working, not just .hip and .hda files. The recovery process wasn't successful and the files were corrupt. And so we simply carry on