Houdini Engine for Maya is a Maya plug-in that allows deep integration of Houdini technology into Autodesk Maya through the use of Houdini Engine. This plug-in brings Houdini's powerful and flexible procedural workflow into Maya through Houdini Digital Assets.How does Houdini work with Autodesk Maya?
In Houdini, networks of nodes can be easily wrapped up into Houdini Digital Assets then shared with other artists. With the Houdini Engine, these assets can be loaded into Autodesk Maya with procedural controls available to artists.How do I get Started with Houdini engine?
Download the Houdini Engine To access the Houdini Engine, download the Houdini installer which comes with the Maya plug-in. While the plug-in connects Maya to the Engine, Houdini is needed to cook the results under the surface. You can run the Engine using either a Houdini license or a Houdini Engine license.Is Houdini the right choice for 3D modeling?
If 3D models or more simple simulations are to be created, then Houdini might not be the right choice. For modeling a single character, people tend to select Maya. Houdini is used for modeling or modifying a large number of models briskly and efficiently. In terms of the user interface, Maya has been very inconsistent.