This SideFX software can run under a Virtual Machine locally or in the cloud

Houdini benefits from extra Processing Power offered by a compatible Nvidia GPU

Virtual Workstation for Houdini

Category: Animation Modeling and Rendering

Developed by: SideFX

Houdini can be used for a variety of animation and visual effects tasks, including character animation, particle effects, and fluid simulations. It has a wide range of tools for creating and editing 3D models, including tools for creating and editing characters, tools for creating and editing particle effects, and tools for creating and editing fluid simulations. It also has a wide range of tools for creating and editing textures, and tools for creating and editing lighting and shading.

Run it on a virtual PC starting at $ 0.8 / Hour

Up to 60% Discount for eligible Organisations

If you have a Windows 7, 10 or 11 OS Auxilio works for you. Auxilio’s GPU-powered Virtual Desktops gives you one of the most high powered GPU machine you could find out there, each with a 48 GB NVidia Ampere A6000 Professional card. It’s an extraordinary tool for creators and are available as low as $ 0.8 / hour. Get in touch to find our more.

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Virtual Machines with NVIDIA Professional Cards

Billed per Hour, Week or Month. Available for Organizations and Companies.

Configuration with 1, 2, 4 or 8 cards are available. Pricing is a multiple of the base price regardless of the GPU type. Ubuntu, CentOS or Windows VMs.

Hourly Billing is Coming Soon, only weekly and monthly commitments are available at the moment.

Find out how to scale Houdini below. We are offering single and multi GPU options at the moment.


Houdini is a powerful 3D animation and visual effects software that is widely used in the entertainment industry for creating high-quality 3D animations and visual effects for film, television, and video games. It is a procedural-based software, which means that it uses a set of instructions or algorithms to create and manipulate 3D models, allowing for a high degree of control and flexibility. Houdini is used in a wide range of applications, including character animation, particle effects, and fluid simulations.

It has a wide range of tools that allow users to easily create and edit animations and visual effects, and make changes to the design without having to start over from scratch. This makes it an ideal software for creating high-quality animations and visual effects, as it allows for a high degree of control and flexibility.

Houdini also offers a wide range of rendering tools, including both built-in and third-party rendering tools. These tools can be used to create photorealistic images and animations of your models, allowing you to easily visualize your designs. Additionally, Houdini has a strong community and a wide range of tutorials and resources available, which can help users to learn and master the software.

Houdini is widely used in the entertainment industry, particularly in film, television and video games. It is used by animators, visual effects artists and technical directors, as it allows them to create highly realistic and detailed animations and visual effects. It is also used in the architecture and product visualization industry, where it is used to create detailed 3D models and animations of buildings, products and industrial designs.

Additional information
GPU Scaling

Multi GPU, Single Node

Find out why it's safer and faster to run Houdini software by SideFX in the Cloud.

Using a disposable Virtual Workstations for Houdini is the only way to be completely safe from ransomware when downloading any software from the internet. To completely isolate your personal computer from the computer that is exposed to the risk of malware infections. This means downloading files that are potentially risky only on the Virtual Workstation and using them on that Workstation, instead of your personal computer - that can have important documents or personal files.

Interested in running this software for your company? Multi-users, multi-GPU and faster support is available.

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How am I charged?

The Virtual Machines have a flat rate per month regardless if the machine is on or off. For the moment we can offer a great deal for the A6000 cards, of 129.99 per week or 499.99 per month. Hourly billing is coming soon. Offer is subject to availability.

All our GPU servers are hosted in Germany and Romania in a professional grade data center. There are multiple 20 Gb up-links available and data is stored on redundant flash drives.

We do not offer a free trial, but you can request a full refund if you’re experiencing technical issues. You’ll receive a refund within 5 – 10 business days.

Send a cancellation request in your account to fully cancel the service. You will not be billed from the next month on and until them you can download any data you want from your machines – all saved games, etc.

Short answer is yes, get in touch and let's see what are your organizations needs and can we help. We support educational, academic and research groups with cloud resources.

Auxilio is not affiliated, associated, authorized, endorsed by, or in any way officially connected with NVidia Corporation. We are a not for profit entity and are able to support the ecosystem with much lower prices, while you help support the cause.