Developer Quick Start

Working with USD Python Libraries

USD (Universal Scene Description) is both an open source interchange format for arbitrary 3D scenes, as well as a runtime which provides a rich toolset for reading, writing, editing scenes.

These tutorials will help Python developers new to USD learn how to perform common tasks on the scene graph, as well as learn how to be more proficient in the USD documentation.

These tutorials are not meant to provide an introduction to 3D scene graphs and runtimes in general. Also, some experience with USD is beneficial but not required. If you have never encountered USD before, a good starting resource to get your hands dirty are the USD Tutorials from Pixar’s USD site.

Quick Start Tutorials

These tutorials touch on key areas of USD programming. They do not need to be read in any specific order.

USD Python References

These references provide essential information of the APIs and data-types used for USD programming