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Houdini Background Render

Render any renderable node in background.
Works on Linux and Windows
Hou network

Installation

  1. Download or clone this repository.

  2. Add this repository into your HOUDINI_PATH environment variable.

    • For example by adding this line into your houdini.env file:
    HOUDINI_PATH = &;/path/to/this/folder
    
    • If you have set your HOUDINI_PATH variable already, then use followig line.
    HOUDINI_PATH = $HOUDINI_PATH;/path/to/this/folder
    
  3. Enable shelf in Houdini Enable Shelf

Usage

  • Select a renderable node(s) and click on the shelf tool.
  • ALT-Click for frame-by-frame mode, default mode is node-by-node
  • Check the new-opened terminal window for progress.
  • Continue working on your scene :)

Contributing

Feel free to contribute to this project by creating pull requests or by buying me a beer :)