[Sidefx-houdini-list] Collada Examples with Houdini

Garman Herigstad garman_lists at sbcglobal.net
Thu Aug 10 18:30:37 EDT 2006


That explains the puff of some without the trail.

--- Justin Martin <justin at dneg.com> wrote:

> I was trying to play with Collada a while ago for
> Maya/Houdini 
> translations and ran into a frustrating wall. 
> Didn't hear from anyone 
> on the Forum who has got it working with Linux which
> is a little worrying.
> 
> Houdini seems to be doing the right thing and will
> read Collada.
> Maya wont write Collada out of the box.  You need to
> go to freesoftware 
> and download ColladaMaya - if you're on Windows it's
> an executable, if 
> you're on Linux you need to download the source and
> build it.
> 
> Pretty annoying when the point is that you could
> finally move things 
> between packages without having to build anything -
> except you do.  It's 
> quickly fallen into the "look at that when I can
> twist someone's arm to 
> build it" basket rather than something that you're
> up and running with.
> 
> Ho hum
> 
> 
> Garman Herigstad wrote:
> 
> >Are there examples of using COLLADA with Houdini
> 8.1? 
> >Anyone have some sample input files?
> >
> >And which other main 3D packages are able to
> >import/export.
> >
> >It all seems so cool.  It's like not needing to
> render
> >.tga files!
> >
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