[Sidefx-houdini-list] RealFlow4

zhang xiao zhangxiao6776 at gmail.com
Mon Oct 2 13:21:49 EDT 2006


what "H" stands for, Pablo, Thanks
xiao

On 10/2/06, Pablo Giménez <pablogipi at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> On 9/30/06, g m <thecouze at hotmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi Jed,
> >
> > I wont go against what Mark said as I have not tested RF4 in depth or in
> > production. I visited Nextlimit the other week and they showed me the
> Python
> > "part"... it is a good thing. As long as the user is ready to get
> his/her
> > hands dirty with scripting ( or knows python or any
> scripting/programming ),
> > it gives you some great freedom and you can customize your sim as you
> wish.
> > Also, they did some effort on the user interface, I mean compared to
> RF3, I
> > felt some improvment.
> Yes comparing with RF3 scripting is a great advance.
> Some NL customers have claimed for this some time ago.
> Anyway these are the first steps into scripting in RF so I think that
> it needs more improvement to do the scripting job cleaner.
> But I think that RF is an overpriced product compared with other
> solutions. maybe NL will tthink to adapt the RF price to the market in
> a short future.
> > Maybe have a chat with NL as they are nice people and ask them to have a
> try
> > at RF4 ( more than the available trial version ).
> Yes I am sure they will give you a demo version so you can take your
> own opinion.
> And, now comparing H and RF, the fluid demo in the past london event
> was very impressive, I think that with these fnew fluid weapons H is
> far better than RF for fluids, at least in concept and design of the
> tool, obviously I don't know about the solvers speed, we have to wait
> some months more to know the answer :)
> >
> > Regards,
> > Gerome.
> >
> >
> > From: mstory at xion.org
> > Reply-To: sidefx-houdini-list at sidefx.com
> > To: sidefx-houdini-list at sidefx.com
> > Subject: Re: [Sidefx-houdini-list] RealFlow4
> > Date: Fri, 29 Sep 2006 09:11:53 -0700
> >
> > Hi Jed,
> >
> > I've been testing RF4 for a while now, not all too impressed frankly.
> The
> > plugins will be done this weekend, there's some confusion over how  they
> > deal with the objects transform coming out of Houdini.
> >
> > The new RF4 particle file has a "vorticity" attribute, but I
> haven't  seen
> > any real changes in the emitters to notice any true "vorticity
> > confinement", but I haven't done any significant testing.
> >
> > I suppose the Python interface is good thing, but how many RF users
> > actually script?  Not sure of the usefullness of this feature.
> >
> > And there's that nasty issue of support from NL ... I hope
> that's  gotten
> > better.
> >
> >
> > --Mark
> >
> > >We are just starting production on a large project that has a bunch of
> > >shots that require a variety of fluid dynamic simulations. We've been
> > >working with realflow3 for this sort of thing in the past and the
> > >obvious chioce is to upgrade to RealFlow4. Before we spring for the
> > >upgrade, I thought it was worth asking if anyone on the list knows of a
> > >better FD simulator and if RF4 is much improved from version 3?
> > >
> > >Thanks in advance for your thoughts!
> > >
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> Un saludo
> Best Regards
> Pablo Giménez
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