This is a feature release, adding the USD procedural via the
This release uses Arnold 188.8.131.52, OpenVDB 4.0.0 and Arnold-USD (bed10088).
Binaries available for the following Houdini, Houdini FX, Houdini Indie and Houdini Education production builds:
and for the following platforms:
- Linux x86_64 (gcc6.3)
- Windows 7 x64 (vc14.1)
- Mac OS X 10.11+ (clang7.3)
Please note that Houdini Apprentice does not support third-party renderers and thus cannot run HtoA.
- #1128 Adding USD procedural support. The
arnold_proceduralOBJ node supports rendering and visualization of USD files using the
- #1384 IPR for the
usdprocedural update on frame change.
- #1380 Add the
arnold_proceduralOTL to enable auto-instancing of duplicate Arnold
proceduralnodes created when using .
- #1336 Add the
string_replaceoperator which matches and replaces parts of string parameters, optionally depending on the OS Arnold is running on.
- #1369 Adding
tilt/shiftoptions for perspective render camera to control lens tilt angles with respect to the projection plane. This is useful in architectural renderings to compensate perspective transformation for vertical lines.
- #1375 Add
radial_distortion_typeto perspective render camera.
See also the Arnold 184.108.40.206 release notes for the full list of core enhancements and fixes.