NOTES

(1) Older versions of Houdini may not be able to open files made with newer versions.

(2) You should run the Houdini setup scripts in your terminal before opening Houdini via terminal to use the following files as discussed on the Get Started Page. Or make sure Houdini knows to include your assets directory or some of these may not load properly.

HIP Files with Different Setups

File NameDescriptionTutorialHoudini VersionLink
isolatedvolume_shader.hiplc A HIP file which includes a minorly modified version of the "billowysmoke" shader. More About Shaders 15.5.480 HIP File
withPythonSOP.hipnc A HIP file which includes a simple Python SOP which uses yt to load data. Load Data with a Python SOP 15.5.565 HIP File

Links to Pre-built Shaders

File NameDescriptionTutorialHoudini VersionLink
sample_shader.hdanc A Digital Asset file which includes a minorly modified version of the "billowysmoke" shader. More About Shaders 15.5.480 Digital Asset File
sample_shader_h16.hdanc A Digital Asset file which includes a minorly modified version of the "billowysmoke" shader. More About Shaders 16.0.557 Digital Asset File
amr_shader.hdanc A Digital Asset file which includes a modified version of the "billowysmoke" shader, to allow for rendering AMR data. AMR Data 15.5.480 Digital Asset File