5 August 2015
This is a volume performance release, with a few fixes and enhancements.
This release uses Arnold 184.108.40.206 and OpenVDB 3.0.0.
Binaries available for the following Houdini, Houdini FX or Houdini Education production builds:
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.
- OpenVDB volume rendering optimizations: 10% speedup for volumes with multiple channels, and up to 30% speedup for volumes with motion blur (csp#77-78-79)
- An estimation of the number of rays per pixel is displayed in the ROP Sampling tab (htoa#658)
- Add display parameters to the volume and procedural OBJs (htoa#662)
Fixed case where the hick process would get stuck after a render was interrupted (htoa#576)
Houdini 13 compatibility fixes.