Create realistic sea in 3ds Max with Houdini Ocean

Plug-in details:

Name:Houdini Ocean Toolkit for 3ds Max

Author:Guillaume Plourde


Compatible with 3ds Max:2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017

In this tutorial you’ll learn how to create a realistic animated ocean surface in 3d Studio Max using the Houdini Ocean modifier, part of the free Houdini Ocean Toolkit (Hot4Max). Creating realistic waves and other water surfaces can be extremely difficult to achieve in 3D, but with the integration of this fantastic plugin, you’ll be rendering out realistic sea in 3ds Max scenes in no time!



Apply the Houdini_Ocean modifier to any mesh object. For best result use a plane object with over 100 height and width segments.

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Arun Gf X

Sir, Thank You For This Awesome Stuff……


not working for me !!! 3d max 2014 64bit , no changes happen 🙁

Mladen Gradev


Did you install Visual C++ Redistributable for Visual Studio 2012?
You can also ask for support in Hot4max Forum.




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