[Sidefx-houdini-list] Houdini To maya

Mark Story mstory at xion.org
Tue Oct 21 01:16:39 EDT 2008


Hi Stephen,

Are only needing to export point data out of Houdini into Real Flow?

The exporter for Houdini won't write mesh .bin files, only particle .bin 
  & mesh .sd files.


Take care,
Mark


> I second this one, for a fast and reliable solution I think is the best.
> Other option, get a python script that convert .geo files in pdc maya
> particle cache files.
> 
> 2008/10/20 Michael Goldfarb <goldfarb at coredp.com>
> 
>> real flow .bin format?
>>
>> Stephen Jones wrote:
>>
>>> I have a rather large poly count particle simulation that i would like to
>> send into maya. it's been animated over 300 frames. and im wondering what
>> would be the best way to get that back into maya so i can light and texture
>> it. i've tried doing the fbx export but it crashes on me everytime, so i'm
>> guessing that the fbx exporter isn't really up to it's full potential yet.
>> if anyone has any ideas or good techniques on getting a pretty heavy
>> animation sequence from houdini to maya that would be awesome!
>>> Thanks,
>>> Stephen
>>> sjones29 at student.scad.edu
>>>
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