[Sidefx-houdini-list] FBX and XSI

Robert Magee rmagee at sidefx.com
Thu Feb 5 18:05:18 EST 2009

If you can share those files with us then we can give you a quick read  
on what is happening. Our developer working on FBX is very responsive  
once he has files to look at. It seems that while FBX has different  
flavors that don't always work exactly the same way. We don't have  
access to XSI here therefore any files you can send us will be very  


On 5-Feb-09, at 5:56 PM, Larry Giunta wrote:

> Hello all,
> Just wondering if anybody is using FBX to exchange between XSI and
> Houdini with much success.
> We're doing some preliminary tests and getting some mixed results.
> Most notably, the FBX files exported
> from Houdini only seem to be able to read into XSI after a pass
> through Maya (ugh).
> Right now the files tested have been very simply. Geo, texture,
> light, camera. No animation, rigging or particles, etc.
> Anyway, any feedback, opinions or tips on this topic would be most
> welcome.
> Thanks,
> Larry
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> Larry Giunta
> Creative Director
> G Creative Studios
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> www.gcreativestudios.com
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Robert Magee
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Side Effects Software Inc.

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