Available plugins#

This page intends to list all the publicly available OpenMfx plugins, let us know if we forgot yours!

To begin with, there are sample plugins in the OpenMfx repository: examples/plugins. Some of them are outdated, relevant examples are for instance mfx_test_parameters_plugin and mfx_uv_transform.

MfxVCG is an example of OpenMfx plug-in that provides mesh filters from VCGlib, the core library of MeshLab.

MfxVTK provides effects from the Visualization ToolKit as an OpenMfx plug-in.

MfxHoudini is an OpenMfx plug-in that calls the Houdini Engine to be able to run any Houdini Digital Asset as a mesh effect.

MfxExamples is a simple repository using the C++ SDK that one can use as a starter pack.

Simple example#

Here is a really simple example of how to use the API

#include <OpenMfx/Sdk/Cpp/Plugin/MfxEffect>
#include <OpenMfx/Sdk/Cpp/Plugin/MfxRegister>

class MyEffect : public MfxEffect {
        OfxStatus Describe(OfxMeshEffectHandle descriptor) override {

                AddParam("axis", 1)
                .Range(0, 2);

                AddParam("translation", { 0.0, 0.0 })

                return kOfxStatOK;

        OfxStatus Cook(OfxMeshEffectHandle instance) override {
                // ...