Frequently Asked Questions

  • Where does the name InVesalius come from?

    The name InVesalius is a tribute to belgium doctor Andreas Vesalius, considered the “the father of modern anatomy”.

  • Is it necessary to pay anything to use InVesalius?    

    No, InVesalius is free and open source software.

  • Which medical imaging formats are supported by InVesalius?

    Currently InVesalius supports DICOM, Analyze, PAR/REC, NIfTI, TIFF, JPG, BMP and PNG.

  • Which imaging modalities are supported by InVesalius?

    Computed tomography, Magnetic resonance and Microtomography. There is an intent to provide support to other modalities such as 3D Ultrasonography.

  • Who are InVesalius users?
    - Doctors, dentists and veterinarians: reports, surgery planning, prostheses generation and researches.

    - Archaeologists: visualization and reconstruction of mummies e animal fossils.

    - Engineers: visualization of defective parts.

  • Which are the minimum requirements to run InVesalius?

    32-bit operating system

    Intel Pentium 4 processor or equivalent with a 1.5 GHz clock

    1 GB of RAM

    80 GB of free space on the hard disk

    Graphics card with 64 MB of memory

    Screen resolution of 1024×768 pixels

  • I want to help on InVesalius development. What should I do?

    Please, access the development page.