17 February 2015

This is an important maintenance release, fixing several crashing bugs with a few enhancements.

Installation
  1. Get the install files on  Solid Angle Downloads.
  2. Follow these installation instructions.
Compatibility

This release uses Arnold 4.2.3.1 and OpenVDB 3.0.0.

Binaries available for the following Houdini or Houdini FX production builds:

  • 14.0.201.13
  • 13.0.665
  • 13.0.621

and for the following platforms:

  • Linux x86_64 (gcc4.4)
  • Windows 7 x64 (vc11)
  • Mac OS X 10.8+

Please note that Houdini Apprentice and Houdini Indie do not support third party renderers and thus cannot run HtoA.

Enhancements
  • New ROP option to toggle detailed log when loading shaders and other plugins (#526)
  • Optimized camera_projection shader (#524) 
Fixes
  • Dangling attribute references cause intermittent crash with deformation blur (#521)
  • Python exception on Windows 8 (#519)
  • Fix small regression when exporting a "name" attribute (#474)

  • Override node will not accept more than 20 parameters (#495)
Incompatible changes
  • In the Override OBJ node, the values parameters had to be renamed to prevent a numbering ambiguity, please refer to #495 for the renaming scheme. You may have to re-assign the override values in old scenes.
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