usd-core 23.8


Pixar's Universal Scene Description library

Pixar's Universal Scene Description library

Stars: 4690, Watchers: 4690, Forks: 1028, Open Issues: 677

The PixarAnimationStudios/OpenUSD repo was created 7 years ago and the last code push was 4 hours ago.
The project is very popular with an impressive 4690 github stars!

How to Install usd-core

You can install usd-core using pip

pip install usd-core

or add it to a project with poetry

poetry add usd-core

Package Details

Pixar Animation Studios
GitHub Repo:


  • Multimedia/Graphics
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A list of common usd-core errors.

Code Examples

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GitHub Issues

The usd-core package has 677 open issues on GitHub

  • [tf] AtomicRenameUtil - add short retry period on windows
  • Missing HD_API on some functions
  • boost missing Python symbols in sdffilter.cpp.o on CentOS 7.9 with Python 3.9.16 and gcc 7.3.1 and cmake 3.17.5
  • Remove unused boost/call_traits.h header
  • Run testUsdImagingGLBasicDrawing with hgiVulkan failed on Linux
  • Update tut_converting_between_layer_formats.rst
  • Support both OpenGL and Vulkan Hgi from single build.
  • Use spirv_reflect from vulkansdk
  • Autodesk: Add normal bias support to shadow mapping
  • Autodesk: Fix for MSAA configuration on macOS
  • SdfAssetPath fails to validate utf8 encoded character '響'
  • Build Script fails when building on macOS Apple Silicon with Renderman flags for usdview
  • Documentation: clarify if extents are just hints and can be ommitted or if they are required and usdchecker should warn about them missing
  • usdview: files are not framed correctly and auto clipping is not helping much
  • usdrecord: empty output for files that are visible in usdview

See more issues on GitHub