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Houdini
Synopsis:2D image, 3D geometry, animation package. Successor to Prisms and Ice. Typically used in the Film/Special-Effects industry, yet has great potential for Scientific Visualisation. There are many ways to load your data into Houdini and render a 3D model.
Versions installed:5.0, 5.5, and 6.0
Path:/usr/local/bin/houdini
/usr/local/bin/houdini5
/usr/local/bin/houdini55
Web Site:http://www.sidefx.com/
Apprentice Mirror:http://www.vislab.usyd.edu.au/sidefx/


Getting Started

Houdini at VisLab

Houdini Environment Variables

Houdini Tutorials

Houdini 4.0 Manuals On-Line Demos

Every Houdini operator has a demo .hip file that illustrates its use. For example, $HFS/demo/OPspecific/SOPs/merge/merge_attributes.hip explains the use of the MERGE SOP.

Mailing List

VisLab Contacts:
B. Simons
phone: (02) 9351 3005
e-mail: ben@vislab.usyd.edu.au

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