[Sidefx-houdini-list] RealFlow4

zhang xiao zhangxiao6776 at gmail.com
Mon Oct 2 13:29:25 EDT 2006


so next version will have fluid DOPs,  can't wait to see, thanks  Rick.
xiao

On 10/2/06, Rick Walia <rickw at the-mill.com> wrote:
>
> I can't speak for Pablo but I imagine that H = Houdini?
>
>
>
>
> On 10/2/06 1:21 PM, "zhang xiao" <zhangxiao6776 at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > 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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> >>>
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> >> --
> >>
> >> Un saludo
> >> Best Regards
> >> Pablo Giménez
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