For Host Applications
Houdini Engine brings a procedural node-based approach to some of your favorite apps. In Houdini, build nodes networks that define a recipe that can be applied over and over, then wrap them up to create custom smart assets. Share these assets with colleagues who can load them directly into 3D apps such as Autodesk® Maya,® Autodesk® 3ds Max,® or Cinema 4D® or into game editors such as Unity® or Unreal Engine.®
Four of the Engine plug-ins are developed and supported by SideFX. These are available when you download and install Houdini and work with Houdini Core, Houdini FX or Houdini Engine licenses. There are also Indie and Engine Indie licenses for users who qualify for our Indie program.
The Cinema 4D plug-in has been developed by Maxon and the Houdini Engine API can be used to create custom plug-ins for your favourite app. In both cases, the plug-ins would require Houdini Core, Houdini FX, Houdini Engine or Indie licenses.
Houdini Engine licenses let you run the plug-ins and batch process on computers which don't have access to interactive licenses. They offer a more affordable solution for larger pipelines.BUY NOW!
FREE Houdini Engine Indie
Houdini Engine Indie offers a way for indie artists to have free access to running the plug-ins or batch processing on up to 3 computers which don't have access to interactive licenses.DOWNLOAD NOW!
Assets created in Houdini Apprentice can be deployed in school labs using Houdini Engine Education to load them into Host apps.Hobbyists or artists working at home, should consider working with Houdini Indie to work with the Engine Plug-ins.