Cycles for Houdini

Tangent Animation has released an open-source plugin that enables Blender’s Cycles renderer to run inside Houdini. HD Cycles is an “USD/Hydra RenderDelegate plugin that adds support […]

Houdini 18 now available

Following several teasers and a sneak peeks, SideFX recently released Houdini 18 with a new procedural lookdev system Solaris for layout and lighting. Solaris is based […]

Houdini 18 sneak peek

Side FX has released a sneak peek video for Houdini 18. Major features include a Sparse Pyro Solver Solaris and the new USD-based context for lookdev, layout. The […]

GroomBear for Houdini

Kamil Wacławiak has released GroomBear, a toolkit for Houdini that allows you to create and modify guides or cards. It comprises a Groom node that contains a […]


CrusherSOP is a new Houdini HDA to help the user fracture geometry while retaining artistic control. It works by drawing curves in the viewport to cut the […]