14 January 2019
This release uses Arnold 126.96.36.199 and OpenVDB 4.0.0.
Binaries available for the following Houdini, Houdini FX, Houdini Indie and Houdini Education production builds:
and for the following platforms:
- Linux x86_64 (H16: gcc4.8 and H17: gcc6.3)
- Windows 7 x64 (H16: vc14 and H17: vc14.1)
- Mac OS X 10.8+ (clang7.3)
Please note that Houdini Apprentice does not support third-party renderers and thus cannot run HtoA.
- CopyToPoints and CopyTransform instancing fix (htoa#1159)
- Houdini locks up during TX file generation (htoa#1151, core#7794)
AutoTX should consider texture search path (htoa#796)
Search path file choosers not accepting directories (htoa#1146)
Crash connecting FumeFX shader (htoa#1161)
Running AiMakeTx in parallel can consume too much memory (core#6376)
Arnold crashes when you try to write out render stats (core#7741)
Space transform screen space issue (core#7760)
Subdivs: per face iterations should be ignored if type is not BYTE (core#7763)
Crash when using polygon holes (core#7781)
Contour filter memory leak (core#7803)
Change error to warning when OSL output keyword is missing (core#7805)
maketx was not automatically doing --opaque-detect (core#7808)
See also the Arnold 188.8.131.52 release notes for the full list of core enhancements and fixes.