Compare AUTODESK Maya vs SIDE EFFECTS SOFTWARE Houdini Engine in 3D Animation Software




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#1
AUTODESK Maya
3.30

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#4
SIDEFX SOFTWARE Houdini core
3.20
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STRENGTHS
  • Product Maturity/Software Features
    3d animation
  • Product Maturity/Software Features
    3dModelling
  • Product Maturity/Software Features
    3d Rendering
  • Company Maturity/Industry Verticals
    Education
  • Company Maturity/Industry Verticals
    Healthcare and Life Sciences
  • Company Maturity/Industry Verticals
    Media and Entertainment
WEAKNESSES
Product Maturity
3.55
3.95
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Product Features and Functionality
4.20
4.50
Software Features
Yes
Yes
3dModelling
Yes
Yes
Sculpting
Yes
Yes
3d animation
Yes
Yes
Simulation
Yes
Yes
3d Rendering
Yes
Yes
Motion Graphics
Yes
Yes
Dynamics and Effects
Yes
Yes
Pipeline Integration
Yes
Yes
Digital Painting
Yes
Yes
Texturing
Yes
Yes
Shading
No
Yes
Rigging
No
Yes
Other Software features offered
Yes
No
Breadth and Depth of Product Offerings
3.75
3.45
Software/Solutions offered
Yes
Yes
Software
Yes
Yes
3D Animation
Yes
No
3D Rendering
Yes
Yes
3D Modeling
No
Yes
Special Effects
No
Yes
Services offered
Yes
Yes
Integration & Deployment
Yes
Yes
Education & Training
Yes
Yes
Support & Maintenance
Yes
Yes
Consulting Services
Yes
No
Others, please specify- 3D Animation software Services
Yes
No
Delivery
3.35
3.15
Mode of Delivery
No
Yes
Subscription / Licensing
Yes
Yes
Per User / Device Basis
No
Yes
End-Users
Yes
Yes
Animator
Yes
Yes
Compositor
No
Yes
Modeler
Yes
Yes
VFX Artisits
Yes
Yes
Game Designer
Yes
Yes
Special Effects Animator
Yes
Yes
Digital Painter
Yes
No
Deployment Mode
Yes
Yes
On-Premise
Yes
Yes
Delivery of Software and Services
Yes
No
Directly
Yes
Yes
Through Partners / Third-Party Vendors
Yes
No
System Requirement
3.75
3.75
Number of Supported Platforms/OS
3.70
3.70
Windows
5.00
5.00
Mac OS X
5.00
5.00
Linux
5.00
5.00
Support and Services
1.70
3.20
Level of Support
0.00
4.10
Customer Redressal Mechanism/Program
3.25
3.25
Pre-Sales Support
2.40
2.40
Software Requirement Specification (SRS)
0.00
4.95
Proof of Concept
4.95
0.00
Product Demos
4.95
4.95
Medium of Delivery of Support Services
2.40
5.00
On-Site Support
0.00
5.00
Remote Support
5.00
5.00
Frequency of Support Services
0.00
0.90
Frequency of Support Services - Annually
0.00
4.95
Company Maturity
3.00
2.20
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Use Case Maturity
0
0
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Team Lead, IBM CORPORATION
#1 in 3D Animation Software

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General Manager,Company Name Classified
General Manager, Company Name Classified
#4 in 3D Animation Software

“Can be slow to use, but the results are amazing!"

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Houdini breaks the pattern of linear tasks in 3D applications. Instead of just a one way approach, which could limit the style of working, Houdini helps you transit from one phase to another – this could even be the beginning of your work – to make changes. This way you can make modifications to your design without affecting its essence to a great deal at all. However, all of this can take a toll on your system. It can make it really slow. Also, since it a relatively vast program, a good idea would be to maybe use and master one aspect of it and then move on to another.
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#1 in 3D Animation Software

“Awesome 3D software"

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This software has an amazing render quality, especially for use with a tricaster system. Also, its bookmark system helps us change camera angles for later, which is a great bonus! That being said, it can be a little challenging to learn it and understand all its features well. So I’d suggest that you go through as many tutorials as you can before you start using it. Plus, the price you’ll pay for it is not low, so it makes sense to exploit it to the fullest.
Other,Company Name Classified
Other, Company Name Classified
#4 in 3D Animation Software

“Great to use, if you’re willing to learn"

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I used to have a tough time with transferring procedural assets to Maya. Houdini helped me with this. It is an extremely easy program to use and also easy to learn and is perfect for simulations. The only problem that you may face is that its modelling tools are not as efficient as those of others. But this is something that you can work around by switching between programs.
Global Head - Service and Product Development,Company Name Classified
Global Head - Service and Product Development, Company Name Classified
#1 in 3D Animation Software

“Highly priced, but totally worth it"

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When you learn to work on Maya, you will be able to work on any 3D animation software. Animation, live integration, and modelling are just some of the features it offers. That too in an easy to learn format. Plus, you can integrate it with Autodesk software like mudbox. What I don’t like much about this software is its Xgen plugin. For the high price that you pay for it, this plugin could have been better. What I would suggest to new users is that you focus on one program at a time within this software. That will help greatly.