A library of Digital Assets, Presets and Scripts for SideFX Houdini.
The /otls folder contains many HDAs (mostly SOP level) which are available from the 'aelib' menu.
- Curve Tools - Framing, Carving, Offsetting, Duplication, UVs, Rounded corners and more
- Shape generators - Polyhedra, Parametric Curves, Capsule, CubeSphere, Softbox, Spirals
- A Plethora of utility SOPs - Ramp Manager, Neighbours, Orient, SVG Import/Export, Camera HUD, Containment
- Deformers - Sphere Inversion, 4D Transformation, Mandala, Polarise
- Useful Solvers - Accumulation, Temporal smoothing, Spring Solver, Chaotic attractors
- Tweaks to standard Houdini SOPs - Match Size, Axis Transform, Clip
Assets which are complete and stable have this icon:
'Work in progress' assets have this icon:
WIP assets are missing functionality or have known bugs.
- Download and extract the repository. Move as desired.
- Append the path to the Aelib root folder to the HOUDINI_PATH in your houdini.env file.
Video overviews of some tools may be found here https://vimeo.com/user27356169 They're a little old so current functionality may be different.
The structure of this library is based on the qLib Houdini library https://github.com/qLab/qLib qLib is and incredible resource and I would highly recommended installing it too!