PDG provides a rich set of stock nodes designed to enhance productivity while managing dependencies smartly to minimize recompute when making changes. This positions it as the ideal solution for automating your pipeline to make your team more productive than ever before.
PDG | Performance
Improving performance was a key initiative in Houdini 18.5. From ROP Fetch cooking in Houdini Engine to general performance and memory usage improvements, PDG is stronger than ever for automating your pipeline tasks.
PDG | Asset Render Pipeline
PDG is the perfect tool for setting up a pipeline that renders your assets under different lighting conditions, converts the results into video and publishes each of them to a project management software such as Shotgun. Go to the Content Library to download a digital asset that wraps up this workflow for you to use in your studio.
ROP Fetch cooking in HEngine
Improved geometry importing
New PDG Services system
Redesigned message queue server
In-process scheduler improvements
Specialized Frame Range nodes
Redesigned Send EMail node
Target node selections for partitioning
Rewritten ImageMagick node.