Create, upload, and share Houdini Digital Assets

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Join our community to download and try various Houdini Digital Assets. Houdini Digital Assets have features (sliders, menus, etc.) for quick and specific adjustments. The level of customization is limitless for the author to decide what can be controlled.

Houdini Digital Assets are not restricted to just geometry: you can find effects, tools, shaders, environments and much more.

Embedded Licensing for Studios

Studios can now take the advantage of embedded licensing for Studio versions so that using assets on render farms and other work stations will be much easier.

Copy protected assets can now be manually downloaded and used due to the licenses embedded without hassle.

Studio version can be used for all purposes and allows usage over multiple machines. Copy-protected Studio versions do not need to be logged in when using the asset.

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Work Efficiently Smart

At Orbolt, members of the global Houdini community apply their knowledge and expertise to deliver a comprehensive set of completely customizable 3D assets, from fully-rigged props, to render-ready visual effects, animatable characters, game assets and more.

Now you can access high-quality 3D assets from a community you can trust to keep your project on-time and on-budget.

Work Lightning Fast

The Orbolt Smart 3D Asset Store is an asset marketplace that offers a whole new way to create animations and visual effects.

Powered by Houdini, Orbolt assets are fully customizable and ready to animate and render once tweaked to meet your specifications.

Become an Author

Join the Orbolt community and become a smart 3D asset author. Set your own prices and let Orbolt deliver your assets to the world.

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Houdini Animation Tools

Digital artists, like yourself, are being asked to create more and more animation and VFX shots, while achieving realistic results with tighter deadlines and shrinking resources. To handle the workload and keep focused on the creative process, it is time to go procedural with Houdini.

Houdini offers unprecedented levels of flexibility and control which will enhance the way you work creatively and make you and your team much more productive.


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3D packages

Various Houdini Digital Assets have been designed to also work in other applications with the Houdini Engine plugin such as Maya, Unity 3D, Unreal Editor and Cinema 4D.

Recent News

OCT

23rd

Houdini 18.5 Released - What's new

Houdini 18.5 Released

Houdini 18.5 introduces KineFX - a procedural character solution designed to make motion editing and retargeting easier and more flexible - interactive brush tools for Vellum cloth, wires and soft bodies, a minimal solve for fast PyroFX sims, key enhancements to Solaris such as a Snapshot Gallery and much more.


Read more about it here.

Artwork courtesy of Adam Swaab
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OCT

23rd

Houdini 18.5 HIVE

Houdini 18.5 HIVE

To celebrate the release of Houdini 18.5, SideFX is pleased to bring two days of presentations by artists and developers highlighting many of the new features. This includes such topics as KineFX, gamedev, modeling, environments, PyroFX and CFX.


Read more about it here.

Artwork courtesy of Adam Swaab
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OCT

14th

THE HOUDINI GAME JAM WINNERS!

SideFX recently held its first ever game jam where participants had one week to use Houdini to build games based on the theme “Don’t Panic!” Over 80 people game jammed, either in teams or alone, to create 47 fun and unique games. All of the games made during the game jam can be viewed (including information about how Houdini was used), downloaded, and played for free on the Houdini Game Jam submissions page on Itch.


Read more about it here.
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OCT

6th

Project Blue Book - sailor in storm scene

Project Blue Book - Stormborn Studios

Check out this elaborate project summary that talks about their Global Collaboration, how they used the Houdini Ocean toolkit and much more!


Read more about it here.

Image courtesy of Stormborn Studios
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