[Sidefx-houdini-list] Real Flow + Houdini

Peter Bowmar pbowmar at gmail.com
Wed Feb 15 11:12:23 EST 2006


How well integrated was that with Houdini? Is it a command-line thing 
that you dump out geometry to, then read back in "data" of some kind or 
was it actually a SOP/POP? Just curious.

Cheers,

Peter B

kevin_s at blueyonder.co.uk wrote:
> There is a fluid simulator for Houdini.
> 
> http://www.myrtlesoftware.com/
> 
> We used it for bits of chocolate on ccf.
> 
> cheers
> 
> kevin
> 
> 
> 
>>On Tuesday 14 February 2006 20:01, Andrew D Lyons wrote:
>>
>>>I'd like to hear people's experiences using Real Flow and Houdini.
>>>Also, how Houdini compares to other options as an environment for post
>>>processing sim data - (derived from Realflow or another sim software.)
>>
>>	I'd also side with kudos on Mark Story's plugins - he kept them up and
>>did a
>>great implementation(although as you likely know he's currently retired
>>them
>>from active development but AFAIK has made the source open).  As a rule of
>>thumb, I'd say Houdini is a wonderful environment for massaging data of
>>any
>>kind.  Extremely flexible.
>>
>>	About all I'd add on a side note is that I found the RF GUI to be an
>>exercise
>>in how to *not* to do an interface, it's a *very* buggy program, and is
>>ultimately very frustrating to work with.  Unfortunately there's not a lot
>>of
>>off-the-shelf options out there, the results aren't bad.  I'm really
>>looking
>>forward to a DOPs based fluid sim.  :)
>>
>>	Cheers,
>>
>>	J.C.
>>
>>
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