[Sidefx-houdini-list] particle formats: what is the best free/open format to go maya to houdini?
edward at sidefx.com
Wed Apr 14 09:14:18 EDT 2010
Rick Fuentealba wrote:
> Since this thread might be only for particles, I'd suggest looking at a
> custom solution, while taking a look at something like the PRT format from
> Krakatoa. Where you have the particle data compressed using a zlib stream.
From what I've heard, zlib compression can incur significant
performance loss on modern hardware. The benchmark link Rick provided
 seems to suggest that as well.
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