Havok Animation

Optimize Scalability and Performance of Animations

Havok Animation is a fast and flexible animation SDK and toolset for animators and technical artists that provides optimized playback and real-time blending of animations.

 Optimized Compression & Decompression

Manage animation quality, quantity and speed with industry leading codecs

Ragdoll Integration

Out-of-the-box integration with Havok Physics for ragdoll driving, blending, and mixing

Animation Retargeting

Repurpose existing content from one character to another with runtime retargeting and mirroring

Inverse Kinematics

Integrate your characters into dynamic environments with procedural look at, foot placement and reaching





  • Runtime Mirroring of animations enables reduced content creation time and memory requirements

  • Integrated filtering, preview, and export tool that operates seamlessly with other commercial modeling and animation tools, including Autodesk® Max®, Autodesk® Maya®, and Autodesk® XSI®

  • Havok Animation Studio, a bundle of Havok Animation and Havok Behavior, includes Havok Animation's runtime SDK and scripting tool for programmers with a composition tool for artists and designers to help accelerate development of cutting edge animations.

  • Havok Animation is fully multi-threaded and cross-platform optimized for leading game platforms including Xbox 360™ video game and entertainment system, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, PC Games for Windows, PlayStation Vita®, Wii™, Wii U™, Windows 8, Android™, iOS, Apple Mac OS and Linux.