21 April 2017

This release brings Arnold 5.

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

This release uses Arnold 5.0.0.1 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:

 

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

Enhancements
Shaders
Sampling
OSL, Closures and AOVs
Color Management
Namespaces
Other Enhancements
Incompatible changes
Options
Lights
Ray Types
Motion Blur
Other Changes
Plugins

 

See also the Arnold 5.0.0.0 and Arnold 5.0.0.1 release notes for the full list of core enhancements and fixes.