Houdini 13.0 What’s new



Environmental Effects

Character Effects

  • Encapsulation of current fur workflow into easy to use fur tools.

  • Auto-rig refinements.


  • CVEX VOP context.

  • Ramp Parameter VOP.

  • Ramp Parameter vector and float.

  • Improved OpenGL2 support in the viewport.

  • Support for GLSL shaders in SHOPs.

  • Real-time shadows in the viewport.

  • Advect particle tool.


  • Added arrays as a datatype in VEX. See VEX arrays.

  • As part of the new language support for arrays, VEX now also supports accessing members of a vector using the same name[index] syntax as arrays.

New nodes

Surface nodes