10 March 2017

This is a bugfix release, bringing Houdini 16 support.

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

This release uses Arnold 4.2.16.3 and OpenVDB 3.1.0.

Binaries available for the following Houdini, Houdini FX, Houdini Indie and Houdini Education production builds:

and for the following platforms:

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

If you are using the Qt4 version of Houdini 16.0.504.20, a Python exception will occur when activating certain items of the Arnold menu such as "About HtoA":

An error occurred while executing menu Python script.
No module named PySide2.QtGui

Please locate and overwrite the following file in your HtoA installation to fix the issue: dialog.py

 

Fixes

 

See also the Arnold 4.2.16.3 release notes for the full list of core enhancements and fixes.