[Sidefx-houdini-list] Real Flow + Houdini

kevin_s at blueyonder.co.uk kevin_s at blueyonder.co.uk
Wed Feb 15 12:34:26 EST 2006


Nope it's a sop. I believe it pretty much integrated. I've had a quick
play with 5*5 but only the 2d sims.

I didn't use it that much I was using realflow all the time, so I cant
talk about it that much.

cheers

kevin






> 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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