Note that the simplest and recommended way to install Zync plugins is through the Zync Client Application (see instructions). The steps described below are for advanced users and we recommend to proceed with them only if you need to modify the plugin code for your custom needs.
To install plugin one has to take the following steps:
Clone this repository into your machine.
houdini.envfile. How to find houdini.env. Add the following section to this file.
HOUDINI_PATH = "$HOUDINI_PATH;/path/to/zync-houdini/;&"
Be careful about preserving
;&at the end. If you are using Windows make sure you are using forward slashes
/instead of backslashes. Ex.
Z:/plugins/zync-houdiniRemember to replace path with the proper path to zync-houdini directory.
zync-pythonrepository. Then, take one of these steps:
ZYNC_API_DIRenvironment variable containing path to zync-python.
config_houdini.pyand put path to
Verification of the installation
In order to check if the plugin was installed properly launch Houdini and go to
/out network. Verify that
Zync tool appears under
Farm section of the