updated 02:25 pm EDT, Thu August 25, 2005
OsiriX 2 released
is the latest release of the open-source image processing software dedicated to DICOM images produced by medical equipment and confocal microscopy. OsiriX boasts "ultrafast" performance, an intuitive user interface, and an exclusive technique for 5-D navigation. Designed by radiologists and distributed with open-source licensing, OsiriX currently has more than 6,000 users worldwide. OsiriX is able to receive images transferred by DICOM communication protocol from any PACS or medical imaging modality, and is fully compliant with the DICOM standard for image communication and image file formats. Version 2.0 brings major enhancements using many new features of Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger, such as CoreData, Bonjour, smart albums, and more.