Current version : 5.8.5

What's new in this version compared to previous version:

- 3D Engine updated to support high dynamic voxels
- Auto-Layout graphic user interface
- New 3D ROI reconstruction: 3D iso-contours
- KDU 7.3.3
- Better support for multi-monitors configurations
- Several bugs corrections

Previous version : 5.8.2

- Several optimizations for MacOS 10.9 and 10.9.1
- Several bug / graphic user interface corrections

Previous version : 5.8.1

- Bug corrections
- IPv6 support
- Series Level for Hanging Protocol
- Save and archive Workspace State as DICOM SR
- 3D Sculpting in Crop box only
- Route option for CD/DVD import
- Single Series Thumbnails list per screen
- KDU 7.3.2
- Keep Pages 09 compatibility
- Loading Windows State: check for POD exams, and download them if needed
- Unknown DICOM tags displayed in meta data viewer
- Workspace state DICOM SR: option to name them, and menu to load them
- Hotkeys support for opacity menu
- QR: search by server status
- TAGT ROI
- JP2K: support for jp2 stream, and full JP2K file format in PixelData

Previous version : 5.8

- Validated and certified for MacOS 10.9 (Mavericks)
- Display private fields in Meta-Data window, if syntax is explicit
- Recent Studies menu
- Float numbers support for convolution filters
- Better 'scroll through series' option
- Better multi-monitor support
- Support for MacOS notifications
- Optimizations for WebPortal
- Better RTSTRUCT support
- Several bugs / glitches corrections

Previous version : 5.7

- OsiriX MD is FDA / CE certified as Medical Device Class II
- DICOM: Support for Breast Tomosynthesis Image Storage
- DICOM: Support UTF8 string for ROI description box, instead of ASCII 127 only
- DICOM: Support for SUV calculation on PET series with decayCorrection NONE and ADMIN
- DICOM: Support for EnhancedUSVolumeStorage
- DICOM: Support for EncapsulatedCDAStorage
- DICOM: Support for EstimatedRadiographicMagnificationFactor
- DICOM: Merge Studies: option to modify DICOM files
- DICOM: Query Retrieve window: Option to have smaller refresh intervals
- DICOM: WADO Retrieve: Start retrieving before C-FIND ends
- DICOM: Multiple associations during DICOM STORE-SCU (DICOM Send)
- PACS On-Demand: Automatically retrieve partial studies
- PACS On-Demand: Support for next/previous patient
- PACS On-Demand: Support for last name and first name searches
- ROI: Anti-aliased ROI text rendering
- ROI: Display radii for Circle ROIs
- ROI: Option to display ROI info, only when mouse is over
- ROI: 90, 45, 0 lines drawing when pressing shift key
- ROI: Support alpha pixel for tBrush selection
- ROI: Compute skewness / kurtosis
- ROI: Display units, if available
- ROI: Support ROI mean, min, max calculation for RGB images
- 3D Curved-MPR: Display transverse lines with real size according to transverse view zoom level
- 3D Curved-MPR: Option to enter thickness manually (similar to MPR)
- 3D Curved-MPR: Export window: option to enter the slice interval, manually
- Database: Add 'Day Before Yesterday' option for Smart Albums
- Database: Display both ages: actual and at time of study
- Database: Faster Database delete process
- Database: Display progress bar for WADO download
- 2D viewer: Next/Previous Patient button: load workspace state if available
- 2D viewer: Display if VOI LUT is applied or available
- 2D viewer: Display the thickness in mm
- 2D Viewer: Always order the windows from most recent study to oldest study
- 2D Viewer: Display study color / number, based on all available studies, not only on displayed studies
- 2D Viewer: Display overflow lines if raw data is not completely displayed in the view
- Hanging Protocols: Support for comparatives
- Preferences: Centralized Defaults Preferences
- Preferences: Limit auto-comments to study or series level
- Preferences: Activate checkbox for DICOM nodes
- Preferences: Erase entire DB at each startup / quit
- Preferences: Completely ignore CD/DVD
- WebPortal: For administrators: delete studies and consult network logs
- WebPortal: Other studies for a patient: Sorted by Date
- WebPortal: Flash sequence: double-click on the image to auto-play / stop
- WebPortal: Flash sequence: Play movie at defined frameRate WebPortal: Recent patients list
- WebPortal: Faster algorithm for displaying the users list allowed to view a study
- WebPortal: Progress indicator when uploading a file

Previous version : 5.6

- Require MacOS 10.7 or higher (MacOS 10.8 recommended !)
- Compiled with LLVM
- PACS On-Demand: retrieve comments & status
- PACS On-Demand: for WebServer
- WebPortal: key images series
- WebPortal: Previous / Next Series buttons at Series level
- Manual syncing: keep the offset position across series
- Q/R window: mark studies of same patient
- Windows tiling option: support for 16:9 or 9:16 screen : 3 rows/colums instead of 2x2
- Multi-threaded compression on DICOM Store-SCP
- 3D VR: Support crop box for non orthogonal volume, including rotation
- Compression on WebServer: Prefer JPEG versus H264
- Unify Patient option: change also the DICOM files meta-data
- Support for ISO 2022 IR 58 / GB2312 Chinese Encoding
- Option to use other comments DB fields for the Auto-Fill function
- X-Y Plot with thick slab: display the thick slab values, instead of current slice
- Several other bugs & small improvements

Previous version : 5.5.2

- Require MacOS 10.7 or higher (MacOS 10.8 recommended !)
- DICOM SCP: Multi-threaded, instead of multiple processes: better performances and concurrency
- 3D Rendering & MPR reconstructions: 20% faster
- DICOM retrieve at IMAGE level for C-GET and C-MOVE SCU
- Support for http authentication during WADO downloads
- New DiscPublishing plugin
- Brush ROIs rendered in all planes in Orthogonal MPR viewer
- C-MOVE, C-GET: option for retrieve at IMAGE level (retrieve only missing images)
- New version of Weasis: 1.2.3
- Auto-Retrieve for PACS-On-Demand smart albums
- Option to not clear database search field, when switching albums
- New Log Network engine: faster, more precise
- Better support for multi-encoded files with international characters
- Misc bugs corrected

Previous version : 5.0.2

- Require MacOS 10.7 or higher
- Certified for MacOS 10.8, Mountain Lion
- Optimized and enhanced for Retina screens
- On-Demand image retrieving, compatible with any DICOM nodes (On-Demand Preferences)
- Display comparative studies in a separate view, including comparatives studies available on a distant DICOM node
- OsiriX is now distributed as a dmg file
- New Database API: more robustness and evolutivity
- TCP/IP connection: specific timeout, automatically retry 5 times
- CD/DVD reading: rely on DICOMDIR for better performance, displayed as independent database
- Plugins sandboxing: automatically detect crashing plugins
- Auto Query Retrieve : multiple instances, option to lock
- Web Portal: faster performances with large database
- Apply multiple DICOM fields modifications in a single step (Meta-Data Editor window)
- Curved-MPR: Path Assistant available
- Curved-MPR: High-Res mode (Lanczos 3D interpolation)
- Updated Quicktime functions to AVFoundation & CoreMedia frameworks
- Movies files produces for HTML pages (CD Burning, WebPortal) are now MPEG4 HTML5 files
- DVD/CD Burning: preparation process is now 100% in a separate background thread
- DVD/CD Burning: option to save the content on a USB Key
- Add supports for private SOP Class UIDs: Philips, GE, Siemens
- Better Bonjour detection
- Add up to 4 DICOM fields to populate DB Comments field
- Save default order for albums
- XML-RPC interface enhancements
- New 'Custom Time Interval Panel' for the database
- WebPortal: preference to authorize sharing a study by email (temporary user)
- New Sync mode: based on image ID ratio, allowing to synchronize time loops with different images count
- Multiple bugs corrected

Previous version : 4.1.2

- GP-GPU Rendering for Volume Rendering and MIP : up to 10 times faster with 1GB graphic boards !
- JPEG-LS support (through CharLS library)
- VTK updated to version 5.8
- ITK updated to version 4.1
- DICOM : Up to Date DICOM Dictionary
- Hide/Show Columns DICOM QR (Columns header contextual menu)
- Web Portal: passwords are now stored only as hashed strings (better security for users passwords)
- Web Portal: option for direct SMTP support for emails
- Web Portal: protocol and port in Public Web URL can be specified and different from real URL (address forwarding support)
- New 2D Viewer toolbar item : Windows Tiling : add or remove windows
- Display & Tile multiple 3D Viewers (Windows menu)
- More robust Crash Reporter tool
- Misc bugs & GUI errors corrected

Previous version : 4.0

- Many enhancements in memory management and DICOM engines to greatly improve stability & performances
- Compiled with Xcode 4.2 (LLVM 3.0)
- DICOM Q&R: realtime C-Find updates
- DICOM Q&R: custom DICOM field for query
- OsiriX new SDK built-in
- Curved-MPR path is automatically saved and reloaded
- Curved-MPR paths can be saved and loaded from file ('.curvedPath')
- Curved-MPR switch from/to creating/editing mode by double-clicking on a point
- Curved-MPR and 3D-MPR: move along the axis with the arrows keys
- Support multiple Ultrasound regions
- Circle ROI on 3D MIP (3D VR Viewer & 3D MIP Panel)
- Convert OsiriX reports (Word, Pages, OpenOffice) to PDF or DICOM PDF
- Automatically generate DICOM PDF if status is updated to "Validated"
- WebPortal: display unlimited number of studies
- WebPortal: DICOM Upload: display username in DB comments
- WebPortal: user preference to show/hide reports
- WebPortal: reports (Word, Pages, OpenOffice) are on-the-fly converted to PDF, for universal web access
- CD Burning: reports (Word, Pages, OpenOffice) are on-the-fly converted to PDF, for universal web access
- Angles Displayed for 3D VR (Up-Down, Left-Right, Roll)
- Copy all Viewers (Edit menu)
- Menu items to convert OsiriX reports to DICOM SR file or PDF file (Word, Pages, OpenOffice, TextEdit)

Previous version : 3.9.4

- Compatible with MacOS 10.7 (Lion)
- New Curved MPR mode: straightened or stretched rendering technique
- ROI: Add points to Polygon or Pencil ROIs
- Option to switch to 1x1 when going to fullscreen if tiling mode is not 1x1
- Find Previous/Next Key image will scan the entire study, instead of only current series
- Paste an image in a viewer or in the database window: it will create a DICOM SC image for the selected patient
- Vertical mode for Curved-MPR
- 3D Curved MPR viewer
- JPEG2000 supported in DCMTK
- Kakadu SDK for JPEG2000 : Up to 6 times faster than OpenJPEG
- Many multi-threading optimizations, for better GUI interactions
- OpenJPEG library updated to 1.4
- Flash support, instead of Quicktime, for the built-in Web Server
- Track Pad support : magnification, rotation, swipe
- DCMTK SDK support for anonymization (better quality compared to DCM Framework)
- DCMTK SDK support for DICOM export (better quality compared to DCM Framework, all fields are copied)
- Anonymization: existing fields of the file(s) displayed
- Scout series: customize the Series Description string for Localizers parsing
- Rotation / Scaling of ROI (Line, Ellipse) in 3D MPR view
- Export 'all views' in 3D-MPR and 2D Ortho-MPR (including PET-CT)
- QR : search by Institution Name
- Display images in real 'actual size', according to monitor resolution and size (2D Viewer contextual menu)
- Zoom centered around mouse position (2D Viewer Preferences)
- WADO Retrieve: OsiriX will only download the UID that are not available locally (faster, and spare bandwidth)
- New Web Server engine: faster, more robust, and cleaner
- Web Server: Administer Users from the Web
- Web Server: Include previous study for specific patients
- Web Server: key images for studies (unsorted)
- Web Server: A list of JPEG, instead of a quicktime movie, if number of images < 20
- Web Server: add temporary user email for admins
- Option to burn Weasis in CDs, with launchers for MacOSX, Linux and Windows (Java 6 is required for all systems)
- Add support for XML-RPC messages in osirix URL, for example:
   osirix://?methodName=KillOsiriX
   osirix://?methodName=DisplayStudy&PatientID=107166&StudyInstanceUID=73738.7361
   osirix://?methodName=DBWindowFind&request=(name CONTAINS[cd] 'Helmut')&table=Study&execute=Open
- This is the last version to support MacOS 10.5, please upgrade to 10.6 or 10.7 !

Previous version : 3.8.1

- Virtual Endoscopy centerline algorithm (Chunliang Wang - CMIV - http://www.cmiv.liu.se)
- Query by Comments in QR
- Comments are now stored in DICOM files (0x0020, 0x4000) - ImageComments and (0x0032, 0x4000) - StudyComments
- Status is now stored in DICOM files (0x4008, 0x0212) - InterpretationStatusID
- DICOM SR visualization support (displayed in PDF)
- DICOM SR support for OsiriX QuickLook plugin
- Key Images are now stored in DICOM files (0x0028, 0x6022) - FramesofInterestDescription
- MIME type support for 'osirix://?image=SOPClassUID+SOPInstanceUID', allowing to links any documents (PDF, html) to an image in OsiriX
- Finer granularity in multi-threaded processes for better user experience (less stall)
- Reset Preferences (General Preferences)
- New GUI for Anonymization
- Default albums when a new DB is created
- Options to synchronize and store data generated on OsiriX (comments, status, SC, ROIs) as DICOM SR files
- Multiple Comments in DB available (comments, comments 2, comments 3, comments 4)
- Activity pane in Database window to display background tasks
- Importing, indexing and exporting files is now a complete asynchronous process
- Better performance when loading images from CD/DVD : faster loading
- Automatic video test for 32-bit pipeline activation
- Weasis : Java based web viewer for OsiriX Web Server
- Session ID for web server, allowing to log out
- iDisk export/import in zip format
- Many bugs corrected
- Better stability and memory management when using OsiriX as a PACS server
- New icons designed by Joris Heuberger

Previous version (3.7.1)

- Full DICOM TLS (Transport Layer Security) support for network operations
- OsiriX Lite version (for CD/DVD burning) 14 MB instead of 150 MB
- Network functions are now grouped in the Network menu
- Encrypt DICOM CD/DVD with a password in zip format
- WADO Server support (included in the Web HTTP Server, url: wado)
- New built-in web server, with HTTPS encryption and ZIP export
- Customize the built-in Web server
- Better views position in MPR and Ortho-MPR for Portrait Mode screens
- Support Presentation States (PR) SOPClassUID in database
- Q&R: Separate DICOM Auto Query Retrieve window
- Q&R: Save DICOM Auto Query Retrieve settings
- Q&R: Threaded DICOM Association negotiation and C-Find
- Q&R: support for Referring Physician field
- Q&R: query last 6 or 12 hours
- Abort Incoming DICOM Processes (Store-SCU) function
- Add, Delete and Modify ROIs on shared database
- Support SUV computation for more than 24 hours
- Search by Patient ID on the built-in Web server
- WADO Client support for Q&R
- BullsEye plugin
- OpenOffice support (odt format) for Reports
- Export studies by email from the DB window
- Option to open PDF & DICOM PDF in Preview application
- Search in Logs, Export Logs in csv format
- Windows Tiling menu (2D Viewer) and contextual menu
- Validation process to identify corrupted files on CD/DVD
- Compatible with Oviyam project (http://oviyam.raster.in/)
- This version is the last version to support PowerPC processors (G4 & G5 Macs)
- Continuously display the 3D cursor, if Control key and Shift key are pressed

Previous version (3.6)

- Certified for Snow Leopard compatibility (MacOS 10.6)
- New 'AutoCropping Algorithm' technology in 3D VR/MIP -> Between 20% to 100% faster rendering speed
- minIP for 3D MPR
- C-GET SCU/SCP (Dynamic IP address DICOM transfers)
- Settings for compression per modality
- JP2000 compression support, with quality level option
- Support for OpenJPEG JPEG2000 encoding
- OpenJPEG is 2.2x times faster : OpenJPEG is now faster than JasperLib
- Better compression/decompression performances when receiving DICOM images
- Soundex (search on pronunciation, instead of orthography) when searching for patient names
- Series comments/state displayed in Web Server
- Display Same Patient with gray color in Database window
- Better printing resolution for large images
- Default DB can receive images in background if another DB is selected
- Better DICOM CD/DVD reading
- Apply a route rule on database selection (contextual menu)
- Save and load DICOM printers list
- Multiple bugs corrections
- Much better support for DICOM Encapsulated PDF

Previous version (3.5)

- Clipping Plane option in 3D VR/MIP viewer
- Super Sampling for Volume Rendering: Better rendering quality
- A new MPR viewer: 3D-MPR (it replaces the old 2D-MPR)
- Export MIP images in 16-bit
- Automatically adjust printing layout
- Better support for multi-frame CT/MR format (0x5200 group)
- Better performance for multi-frame files, up to 10 times faster for reading
- Multi-frame images are now available at the image level in the DB
- Multi-threaded loading function, ready for best performances on SSD drives
- Option to mark Secondary Capture images as Key Images
- Option to automatically send Secondary Capture images to a DICOM node
- Patient Level for DICOM Editor
- Scroll Through Series option - See 2D Viewer Preferences
- Full 32-bit OpenGL pipeline (experimental) - See 2D Viewer Preferences
- Option to only allow a user to display images of the same patient
- Export Database Displayed List as a tab separated file
- Regenerate DICOM comments field (see Database Preferences)
- Scale level for parallel 3D projections
- Big-Endian Encoded DICOM files are now natively supported
- Option to lock / unlock ROIs
- Option to make ROIs selectable / unselectable
- Option to not delete studies if the comment field is filled (db auto-cleaning)
- Option to unify multiple patients/studies as the same patient
- SPECT-CT fusion support
- DICOM QuickLook version 1.1
- Better support for C-Move, C-Store and C-Find
- DICOM Validator tool, updated to latest version
- Support for FujiPrivateCR SOP Class UID
- Better JPEG2000 support

Previous version (3.3)

- Option to mark ROI images as key images : Viewer Preferences
- DICOM Validator of David Clunie is now included in the Meta-Data window
- Option to edit VR Bone Removing parameters : Click + Alternate key
- Option to save DICOM Nodes in Q&R Presets
- Option to change the font size for ROIs
- Export/Import Albums (Contextual menu)
- Open ROIs And Key Images from Database Window
- Albums column in DB
- C-Find before auto-routing
- Lens
- Database optimizations : manage up to 200'000 studies, with more than 100 millions of images
- Merge Volume
- Save/Load all ROIs of a series
- DATABASE and INCOMING folders are renamed ".noindex" extensions, avoiding Spotlight indexing

Previous version (3.2.1)

- Compiled with GCC 4.2 : 3D Rendering are up to 80% faster with OsiriX-64 bit compared to OsiriX 32-bit
- PowerPC G5 systems are again supported in 64-bit
- Preferred syntax for retrieve during Q&R : OsiriX Client (C-MOVE SCU)
- On the fly compression/decompression for Q&R : OsiriX Server (C-MOVE SCP)
- Sync all the preview list of all opened viewers (See Viewer Preferences)
- 64-bit Space Navigator support
- Auto-Refresh results in Q&R window
- Auto-Retrieving in Q&R window
- Auto-Routing : option to include previous studies
- Status & Comments field in Q&R window
- Option to search by StudyDescription during Q&R
- DICOM destinations in Source List
- Incompatibility between Office 2008 and OsiriX for reports - corrected
- Display Study / Series informations in large - Press Control key
- Volume Calculator Plugin
- Copy Comments/Status when moving a study from/to another Database
- Open ROIs images: Open only images containing ROIs - DB Contextual menu
- Mark All ROIs images as Key Images - 2D Viewer menu

Previous version (3.1)

- Fix bugs related to MacOS 10.5.2 / Radeon2600 graphic boards
- Possibility to add or remove studies from an album on a distant shared DB
- Merge Brush ROIs together (Growing Region Segmentation)
- Totoku 12 bits screen support - Through a plugin
(available in the plugin manager)
- ITK 3.4.0
- VTK latest available nightly build (4/1/08)
- Navigator panel
- Sort the series by any DICOM field (see Meta-Data window)
- Gantry Tilt correction plugin
- Growing region in 4D
- Manually move 3D Data Set for manual registration (PET-CT / SPECT-CT)
- New Cross Reference Lines algorithm
- Export screen capture in 16-bit DICOM
- PET-CT display SUV on CT for ROIs info
- Go to next/previous key image shortkeys (ctrl-k, shift-ctrl-k)
- Flatten Fused Image (Merging/Stitching)
- Automatic version checking for plugins
- Copy 'linked' images to Database folder
- Status/Comments in web http server
- Smart Cropping technology for image export/copy

Previous version (3.0)

- 64 bits (Support up to 128-TB of RAM, instead of 4-GB)
- Magnetic Windows
- DICOM Editor : edit any DICOM fields - See Meta-Data window
- 3D Settings (thumbnails, shading, CLUT, opacity, ...)
- Local database in the 'Sources' area - See Preferences Locations
- Better interpolation for zoom
- Registration (points based, rigid)
- Editable image annotations (see Preferences)
- DICOM CoverFlow, Icon Thumbnails and QuickLook plugins
- Built-in HTTP Server with XML-RPC protocol for HIS/RIS Integration - See http://www.osirix-viewer.com/XML-RPC.pdf
- High quality tele-radiology through MacOS 10.5 iChat Theater protocol
- Layer ROIs from PNG, JPEG (The *ultimate* annotation tool)
- Faster and more robust DB sharing
- Workplace state saved
- ROIs morphing: generate missing ROIs
- Growl support (http://growl.info/)
- Automatically eject CD/DVD after importing
- Better support for 4D series (Alt key + click on 2D/3D Viewer icon)
- Plugins Manager
- Compatible with the Space Navigator from 3DConnexion (only in 32-bit mode)
- Windows Media Video (WMV) format for movies export if Flip4Mac is installed
- Better iPod management (available as a 'OsiriX Data' database folder in the Sources).
- NIfTI-1 Data Format support
- Possibility to tile multiple series in DICOM Export, Quicktime Export
- Possibility to copy all ROIs of a series into another series (image fusion window)
- Better 'ROI Volume' support: extract data from ROI Volume.
- Textured ROI Volume in 3D
- Possibility to restore the pixels from the "Set Pixel Values to..." window.
- ITK 3.2.0
- Possibility to add DICOM Fields in Report Templates (RTF or Pages): «DICOM_FIELD:ReferringPhysiciansName»
- Reslice a series according to another series
- Non Linear Transfer Functions for 2D Viewers (logarithmic, ...)
- New Database format (smaller, faster)
- ROIs are now saved in the Database and completely supported in the DICOM Network/Files protocols
- ROIs are now visible on network shared Database
- Better image quality for PET-CT reading
- Faster Ortho-MPR & PET-CT Ortho MPR
- Better & Faster tiling viewing mode
- Possibility to lock a study against deletion
- Spline rendering for ROIs
- Higher quality for Curved-MPR
- Possibility to save and restore the workspace (windows position, index, ...) - see 2D Viewer menu
- Possibility to merge series or studies

Previous version (2.7.5)

- Correct an incompatibility issue with MacOS 10.4.9
- Better support for international encoded strings
- Compatible with MacOS 10.5
- Advanced CLUT in 16-bit for Volume Rendering
- New options for Q&R: multi-sources, direct viewing, birthdate, accession Number, retrieve destination...
- Comparison hanging
- Improved hanging protocols
- Restore a volume in 3D VR/MIP with scissors (Del key: delete / Return key: keep / Tab key: restore)
- Repulsor Tool for ROIs
- Calcium Scoring
- Undo / Redo for ROIs edition
- Matrix Size for 3D Export
- Preview growing region
- Query & Retrieve Selected Patient
- For CR, XA DF: split/combine options (database preferences)
- Anonymize before burning option
- Templates for anonymization
- MPR 3 planes for curved-MPR
- Sub-Series opening: (alt key) + 2D Viewer
- 4D, 5D for Orthogonal-MPR and 2D-MPR
- Multi-threaded Orthogonal-MPR
- Better Bonjour DICOM nodes detection
- DICOM MPEG2 support (it requires VLC installed, http://www.videolan.org/vlc/)
- Multi-threaded DICOM Printing
- Hot Keys support (see Preferences)
- Convolution filters in 3D VR/MIP
- DICOM Shutter fields supported (RECTANGULAR, CIRCULAR, POLYGON)
- Possibility to move the 'Text Box' associated with ROIs
- Copy ROIs 'Text Box' to clipboard
- Protected Mode: start OsiriX with Shift+Option keys
- Import / Export 'DICOM Nodes Locations' in XML
- Faster and asynchronous transfers between Bonjour shared databases (upgrade all your nodes to vers.2.7)
- Asynchronous copy from DICOM-CD to local database

Previous version (2.6)

- DICOM Print (Thanks to aycan company, http://www.aycan.com)
- Standard printing: layouts
- Orientation Tool for the 2D viewer: reslice series directly in the 2D viewer
- Support iWork Pages for Reports
- Injected Dose and Injection Time are now editable for SUV computation
- Preferences for fixed views in 3D viewers
- Export movies as AVI or MPEG4 (only Quicktime for previous versions)
- Quicktime is now entirely based on QTKit framework
- Corrects a bug with JPEG RGB/YBR images
- New routing system, based on CoreData filters (SQL)
- Automatically compress/decompress DICOM JPEG files in the DICOM Listener
- Automatically compress/decompress DICOM JPEG files when exporting or burning CD/DVD
- Create DMG files instead of burning CD (shift-click on the burning icon).
- Apply Convolution filter on raw data
- Interpolate in Z direction for Resample Data plugin
- Cobb's angle plugin
- 64 bits ready for MacOS 10.5
- Convert ROIs to DICOM SR
- Multiple memory leaks corrected
- Support VOI LUT (see 2D viewer menu)
- Export DICOM files in flat folder
- Change series origin for image fusion (2D Viewer menu)

Previous version (2.5)

- New Q&R Interface
- Better Rebuild function
- Faster MIP for Intel processors (SSE)
- DICOM Structured Report (DICOM SR)
- Faster navigation in DB (> 10'000 studies and > 1million of images)
- Faster displaying of large images
- Export images as Quicktime or JPEG directly from Database window
- ITK 2.8.1
- Add HTML versions of the images when burning DICOM CDs (templates are editable)
- Support SUV for PET images from Philips (CNTS Units)
- Better & faster DICOM Jpeg support
- Faster subtraction (Thanks to Jacques Fauquex)
- Asynchronous Bonjour database sharing

Previous version (2.4)

- Major improvements in PET-CT support (bugs corrected, different CLUT, specific windowing)
- Major improvements in DICOM Query & Retrieve (stability and performances)
- DICOM Network functions are now based on DCMTK
- Major improvements in Database sharing (Bonjour protocol, faster and stability)
- Better ROI management
- 2D points in 2D-Ortho MPR - 3D Panel window: auto-rotating MIP
- Voxel value in 3D viewers
- Bone Removal tool in 3D MIP & 3D Volume Rendering viewers
- Support DICOM-RT with RTSTRUCT fields with ROI conversion
- Better support for Japanese characters
- Many many bugs corrected & other GUI improvements !

Previous version (2.3.1)

- Better Bonjour performances
- New Growing region algorithms
- Brush ROI: Erode/Dilate/Close/Open
- OsiriX supports reports (RTF, Microsoft Word, and plugins)
- Multi-process DICOM Listener for storescp from Offis-dcmtk: can receive images from multiple sources at the same time
- Multi-monitor support
- Zooming and unzooming will return the window to its prior position
- Added Default and full dynamic option to the 2D menu and viewer contextual menus
- Added optional flip vertical and flip horizontal button to viewer toolbar
- Added optional close Viewers button for browser toolbar
- PDF to DICOM now imports corrrectly. The plugin can also get info from the current
- Selection to apply to the PDF DICOM header
- Multiple small bugs corrected
- New Spanish localization by Jacques Fauquex (jacques@internet.com.uy)

Previous version (2.3)

- OsiriX is now an universal application, optimized for PowerPC and Intel
- Volume rendering is between 30% (with shading) to 60%(without shading) faster
- 3D Texture mapping engine for VR: Engine tool (customize toolbar & preferences)
- Virtual endoscopy viewer (bronchoscopy and colonoscopy)
- Localized versions included:
- French, by Joel Chabriais (joel.chabriais@wanadoo.fr)
- Japanese by Hirohisa Fujisawa (HFuji015@aol.com)
- German by Stephan Ruggiero (stephan.ruggiero@rad.ma.uni-heidelberg.de)
- New CLUTS
- WL & WW in float values
- Fly Thru records 'Crop box' information
- Export DICOM series from orthogonal MPR
- Change the 'best rendering button' quality (see preferences)
- Easier and simpler DICOM burner
- Add & remove 3D points in VR and SR
- SUV: convert all pixels (see SUV tool in toolbar, customize toolbar if necessary)
- Contextual menus in Database window: in the list and in the thumbnails
- Display and Create "2D Points" in Surface Rendering and Volume Rendering, as described by Chiu Chun, Ngan from University of Karlsruhe
- Merge multiples series: shift + "2D Viewer" button or Contextual menu (mouse right button)
- The "Preparing 3D data" step, before Volume Rendering, is between 2 times (for single processor) to 8 times faster (for Quad G5).
- DCMTK 3.5.4, compiled as universal applications
- Comments "auto-fill": see Preferences - Possibility to auto-fill the comment field of the database
- A new ROI: Brush tool

Previous version (2.2)

- OsiriX for Intel-base Macs (x86 version) is now available for testing
- OsiriX supports new quad G5's
- OsiriX supports the mighty mouse with the X (zoom the image) - Y (navigate in series) scroll wheel
- Change the right button tool in 2D viewer
- Faster database access when browsing, adding new images and deleting images
- Accession number, Age columns in database window
- Display number of series in database window
- Much better and complete support for FV files (confocal microscopy) Thanks to Joël Spaltenstein!
- ROIs are now displayed with anti-aliasing
- Export Flythru movies as DICOM seriess
- MIP Support for VP1000 boards
- Orientation Widget for 3D VR / MIP / SR
- Possibility to change the background color in 3D views
- 2D Orthogonal Reslice. This new viewer supports PET-CT with 3x3 views and thick-slab. Thanks to Joris Heuberger!
- ROI Manager (see ROI menu)
- FlyThru supports interpolation between WL&WW

Previous version (2.1)

- Bugs & Speed improvement in Query & Retrieve
- User can now change State, Comments and KeyImages on OsiriX shared databases.
- Possibility to display a 'Patient ID' column in the database (see preferences)
- Compiled with GCC 4.0 (before GCC 3.3)
- VTK 5.0
- ITK 2.2
- 2D Point ROI
- Possibility to add 'fixed' address for OsiriX database sharing
- Bonjour sharing now uses exclusively TCP/IP port 8780
- Log window (see Window menu)
- Multiple small bugs corrected

Previous version (2.0)

- OsiriX REQUIRES MacOS 10.4 or higher
- Database is now managed through CoreData technology(SQLite): faster and more robust. OsiriX can manage up to 1 million of images.
- Albums and smart albums have been updated to CoreData: faster, smarter and safer
- OsiriX supports "Key Images"
- Distance measurement in 3D VR/MIP
- Realtime Bonjour sharing of database and images: use OsiriX as a PACS server.
- Copy studies to/from Bonjour database
- Show/Hide database columns: see Preferences
- Database "Auto-Cleaning" option: see Preferences
- New ROIs support in 2D-MPR
- New Volume computation from ROIs
- Time Interval filter for database
- Send only Key Images or Secondary Captures
- Preview matrix of studies of same patient
- "3D fly thru" for 3D renderings (VR, MIP and SR)
- Endoscopy module for VR and MIP
- Save & Restore a 'sculpted' object with 3D scissors
- Rotate/Resize ROIs: select a ROI and press ALT+Apple key to rotate it.
- "Loop Back and Forth" option for 2D viewer
- Crash reports are directly sent to Antoine Rosset (instead of Apple Computer...)
- Many many bugs have been corrected
- Thanks to all users for using OsiriX!

Previous version (1.7.1)

- VR/MIP views support a cropping view for 2D export (see lower left corner of the window).
- VP1000 driver is now compatible with MacOS 10.4
- VR/MIP views support horizontal and vertical rotations for export
- Multiple small bugs corrected

Previous version (1.7)

- VR and MIP are now merged in the same 3D viewer
- Build with latest VTK version
- RGB rendering for VR and MIP
- Rendering speed for VR and MIP has been highly accelerated

Previous version (1.6.5)

- Bugs related to the DICOM listener introduced in last release are corrected.
- 3D scissors for 4D series.
- 5D support for 3D viewers: image fusion between two 4D series in 3D.
- Manual WL & WW for 3D viewers.
- Revert function: reload pixel data from disk for 2D and 3D viewers.
- Other small bugs corrected...

Previous version (1.6.4)

- Faster Volume Rendering and MIP : 4 times faster than previous version.
- Better DICOM Export function: export series and animated 3D reconstructions.

Previous version (1.6.3)

- 3D Scissors for Volume Rendering and MIP:
You can draw an area, and press ENTER to INCLUDE this area.
You can draw an area, and press DELETE to EXCLUDE this area.
- Better Query&Retrieve support.
- Multiple small bugs corrected.

Previous version (1.6.2)

- ITK 2.0.0
- Ready for GCC 4.0
- Japanese Localization (Thanks to H. Fujisawa)
- SUV for PET (Thanks to Bruce Rakes!)
- Cross-Sectional Series for Curved-MPR
- Reset buttons for 2D & 3D viewers
- Improved networking
- Fixed DICOMDIR bug
- Fixed anonymize bug
- Many small bugs corrected

Previous version (1.6)

- OsiriX online manual (wiki) is now available in English, German, French, Japanese, Spanish, thanks to OsiriX users!
- Curved MPR reconstruction for Dental CT or Coronary Cardiac-CT
- VolumePRO optimized version is now available for VP1000 boards by TeraRecon.
- Query & Retrieve function is now re-written in Objective-C (better performance, compatibility and control), special thanks to Lance Pysher!
- We removed all Java codes for better integration and performance
- OsiriX Burner is now included in the main application: faster and better integration.
- Image fusion with 3D/4D series
- Fully tested and working with MacOS 10.4 Tiger
- Better support of multiple screens system
- Option to create square pixels in Orthogonal Reslice plugin (allows to do 2D MPR with these new re-sliced series)
- A new plugin : Invert Data
- A new plugin : Resample Data : modify pixel resolution of series.
- Support 32-bit DICOM files
- Raw Data import
- Projection mode is now set to parallel which is faster (about 30%). Option to switch it to perspective mode.
- Plug-ins are now automatically installed by the OsiriX package (OsiriX.pkg)
- Networking bug fixes
- Character set encoding for Queries
- Improved JPEG2000
- Possibility to create 'aliases' of ROIs (see propagate ROIs)
- Bugs, bugs and bugs have been removed...

Previous version (1.5.2)

- 3D Location in mm (lower left)
- 3D synchronization : open a multi series exam with different orientations. Double-click on an area to automatically locate this point on other series.
- Status & Comments toolbar item for 2D viewer
- Polygon algorithm is now 100 times faster
- DICOM database update during a volume unmounting (CD, iPod, ...) is about 30 times faster
- More options in the Anonymizer functions
- Crashing bugs related to albums corrected
- Progress indicator when sending DICOM files
- The DICOM Database shows always the current opened series
- Possibility to change the slice interval with thick slab in MPR-2D

Previous version (1.5.1)

- Bug in CD/DVD Burner corrected
- Bug in Database columns corrected
- Export iPhoto Series -> iPod photo
- Next/Previous Patient button
- Next/Previous series apply to all opened windows
- Patient name in the window title
- Texture Mapper supports Level Of Detail slider
- Export meta data as text
- Support RGB image fusion
- Faster MPR-2D reconstructions

Previous version (1.5)

- Support for Segmented 16-bits Palettes (ALOKA Ultrasounds, for example)
- ITK 1.8.0 is now available in OsiriX
- Segmentation: Growing Regions 2D & 3D (ITK)
- Manual Registration ("Set Offset" menu item from 2D viewer menu)
- Open images directly from an URL path (available also for Applescript)
- Email function enhanced: if an outgoing message is already created and opened, the function will add the image instead of creating a new outgoing message
- 16-bits Volume Rendering
- Cursor icons
- Export rotational movies on original or perpendicular view in the MPR-2D viewer
- STL Exporter for Surface Rendering
- Reduce Series plugin
- Orthogonal Re-slice plugin
- Editable 'Comments' and 'state' fields in the DICOM database window
- New Preferences Window
- OpenGL based VolumeRendering (Texture Mapping engine)
- Direct iPhoto Export for 2D and 3D images (possibility to synchronize the images to the "iPod photo")
- JPEG2000 DICOM sender
- Multiple screens support
- Online Documentation : Wiki web site: http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Online_Osirix_Documentation
- Routing functions
- New CD/DVD DICOM burner

Previous version (1.4)

- Supports Japanese Character Set (ISO_IR 13)
- iChat Broadcasting (install "OsiriXBroadcasting" in download section)
- Supports new Cardiac-CT temporal acquisition mode for Siemens CTs
- Support multi-pages TIFFs and B&W 8-bits TIFFs
- "Name hidden" feature, useful to make presentations (see Preferences)
- Compiled with X-Code 1.5
- Display CLUT bars (see 2D Viewer menu)
- Basic support of Applescript
- Mouse Location with pixel value
- New plugin: T2 ratio, T2 fit curve
- New plugin: Fill the gaps: create empty images if slice thickness/interval is not continuous
- New plugin: Normalize
- X-Y plot for measurement (line) ROI
- Shading Rendering option for Volume Rendering (ambient, diffuse, specular and specular power values)
- Edit CLUT (holding option key & select name)
- Edit Opacity Tables (holding option key & select name)
- Plugins use now '10.3 OS Target' with '-undefined dynamic_lookup' (allows calls to init, alloc functions and doesn't require the PluginFilter.m file)
- Many small bugs corrected
- Modify Patient Name fields during anonymization
- Series Tiling (see 2D Viewer menu)

Previous version (1.3)

- Major speed optimization: Volume Rendering 3 times faster, MPR 8 times faster, MIP 3 times faster
- Manage multiple database ".dat" files
- Quicktime Export for MPR-2D
- Thick Slab for MPR-2D and MPR-3D
- Thick Slab in Volume Rendering for 2D Viewer, MPR-2D, MPR-3D
- iDisk : copy/retrieve from your account
- Send an email (Mail.app) with current image
- OsiriX survey
- DICOM Anonymizer
- MIP RGB
- Measurements in 2D and 3D MPR modes
- Many minor bugs corrected

Previous version (1.2)

- Plug-ins Architecture is now AVAILABLE ! Create and develop your own plug-ins for OsiriX !
- First version of the Plugins Developer Toolkit for XCode
- RGB <-> BW conversion, including channels
- Graphic User Interface corrected - Thanks to David Davies-Payne (david@glendower.co.nz)
- BioRad PIC support (confocal microscopy) - Thanks to Greg Jefferis (jefferis@stanford.edu)
- LSM support (confocal microscopy) - Thanks to Greg Jefferis (jefferis@stanford.edu)
- Small bugs related to DICOM file format
- First implementation of MRI/CT multi-frames DICOM file format (0x5200 group)
- Better DICOM Listener
- Better G3 support
- Subtraction/Multiplication between 2 datasets
- Many small bugs corrected
- Plugins: Cardiac Ejection Fraction, OpenGL, Create ROI, Web Browser, ROI Enhancement, CTA Subtraction, Duplicate

Previous version (1.1.2)

- Many small bugs corrected
- Better G3 support
- Subtraction/Multiplication between 2 datasets
- DICOM in JPEG2000 are now supported
- First implementation to support LSM files
- Non-linear image fusion
- Hanging protocols
- Toolbar in a window panel for multiple exams
- Hanging Protocols
- Option close closes all windows
- Shift close closes all 2D viewer windows
- Option doubleClick in database browser closes 2D windows before opening studies.
- A green or red light comes on before a query to indicate an success dicom connection.
- Storescp accepts all major transfer syntaxes.

Previous version (1.1)

- G3 Macs are now supported, but you should REALLY upgrade to a G5! (about 10-20 times (not percent!!) faster!)
- JPEG export
- Support Analyze file format
- Local Database support of non-DICOM files
- Export Surface Rendering to RIB, VRML, OBJ, IV
- Help menu
- WL & WW are now saved on 32-bits values (compatible with all PETs)
- Support 32 bits DICOM files (all PETs)
- Update buttons in CLUT and Opacity windows
- Preferences to export an image/series at original resolution
- Preferences to limit OpenGL texture size
- Frame rate is now faster of about 20%
- New CLUTs
- UN and UT DICOM fields are now correctly supported if group length is not available
- 360 degrees Quicktime VR
- OpenGL rectangular textures are now supported
- Save camera position in 3D modes : Volume Rendering and MIP
- Faster 2D MPR
- New field in the database: last time opened
- OsiriX CD/DVD Burner
- Possibility to change the font name/size
- Estimated remaining time
- Abort button for long tasks
- Super 'Best Rendering' by clicking on 'Best Rendering' icon + shift key (4 times slower !!)
- Playlists in the browser window
- New 3D MPR window
- First implementation of plugins
- Send your DICOM files to your iPod!
- Possibility to create albums
- Smart albums
- Database search
- Stereo vision (with Red/Blue glasses)
- Plugins first implementation
- Basic subtraction mode
- Tagarno 35mm sound simulator :-)
- Use the cineRate DICOM field
- Patient name, descriptions are now decoded with correct character sets (Latin-1-2-3-4, Japanese, Korean, Chinese, Arab, Greek, Russian, ...)
- Save 3D images as DICOM file directly in the Database or as file (You can then send them to a PACS server with the Send function)
- Pencil tool to draw ROIs
- Support rectangular pixels without pixel ratio
- Slice interval and direction 3D vector are now based on "Patient Location" and "Patient Orientation" fields

Previous version (1.0)

- Welcome to Lance Pysher (author of iRad) as a new developer of OsiriX!
- OsiriX uses the Java DICOM Toolkit from PixelMed (http://www.pixelmed.com/), written by Dr. David A. Clunie (dclunie@dclunie.com) for Query & Retrieve
- OsiriX source code is now available on www.sourceforge.net!
- As requested by many users, we introduced new version numbers.
- OpenGL bug display corrected (3D MPR)
- Papyrus crash bug corrected with some type of files
- If Cosinus Table is not here, automatically generate an axial table
- Export 3D images in a 360 degree Quicktime movie.
- Able to load JPG, TIFF, PNG, PCT images as a serie if the last 2 caracters are a number: by example: IMAGE02.JPG
- Support confocal microscopy images (I would be REALLY interested in a temporal serie, to add support for the 4D Viewer)
- Support custom slice interval and pixel resolutions
- export quicktime movie of 3D reconstructions.
- Support pixel ratio not equal to 1.0
- Set default WL&WW to saved WL&WW, not to full dynamic.
- 4D Viewer for Volume Rendering (For Cardiac-CT!)
- Possibility to change the database location
- Native support for 16-bit (short) TIFF images and 32-bit (float) TIFF images
- Contextual menu in the 2D Viewer to select tools

Previous version (0.2)

- Better support for multi-frames DICOM files
- Crash bugs corrected with some DICOM files
- Support 3D reconstructions without slice location (slice interval = slice thickness)
- Transfer Syntax options for the DICOM Listener
- Data are now saved in the Documents folder, in a 'OsiriX data' folder
- Exit from Fullscreen mode with 'Escape' key
- Version number is displayed in the Splash screen
- Automatic 'check for updates' feature
- DICOM Send now available
- DICOM Servers Preferences for Query&Retrieve and Send
- Fusion is now available in 2D MPR
- New dock menu
- Drag & Drop DICOM files directly on OsiriX icon
- New Database file format with support for future evolutions
- New icons for database and DICOM files
- Study ID & Patient ID are displayed in the database
- Support SOP-UID field order
- Export a serie with image fusion in a sequence
- Image fusion of images with different origin in any plane
- Echotime and Repetitiontime are now displayed
- Fade-In/Fade-Out in About window
- Next/Previous serie buttons (keyboard equivalents: Apple-left arrow, Apple-right arrow)
- A new popup menu to directly select a serie, also available in fullscreen mode!
- Automatic re-building of the database after crashes
- Supports 8-bits & 12-bits JPEG-lossy images
- Automatically add and remove images when mounting/unmounting CD/DVD
- Open DICOM files with wrong group lengths
- If Papyrus fails to open a DICOM file, automatically try with DCMTK library (slower, but more compatible)
- DICOMDIR files are now supported
- Possibility to copy files or only links in the local database
- Possibility to export the entire serie in TIFF files
- Export a serie with image fusion in a sequence
- Image fusion of images with different origin in any plane
- Echotime and Repetitiontime are now displayed
- Fade-In/Fade-Out in About window
- Next/Previous serie buttons (keyboard equivalents: Apple-left arrow, Apple-right arrow)
- A new popup menu to directly select a serie, also available in fullscreen mode!
- Automatic re-building of the database after crashes
- Supports 8-bits & 12-bits JPEG-lossy images
- Automatically add and remove images when mounting/unmounting CD/DVD
- Open DICOM files with wrong group lengths
- If Papyrus fails to open a DICOM file, automatically try with DCMTK library (slower, but more compatible)
- DICOMDIR files are now supported
- Possibility to copy files or only links in the local database
- Possibility to export the entire serie in TIFF files
- First implementation of ROIs: length, arrow, text, rectangle, ellipse, polygons closed/open
- MONOCHROME1 mode is now supported (inverted image)
- PLANAR RGB images are now supported
- OsiriX is now distributed as a Package (.pkg) in an Image Disk (.dmg)
- Possibility to automatically save & reload ROIs
- Copy/Paste of ROIs with automatic conversion of Origin & Pixel Resolution
- Correctly interpret Rescale Slope of PET modalities
- OsiriX can be installed on a CD-Rom containing DICOMDIR & DICOM files to be the default viewer.
- OsiriX offers the possibility to automatically not load files containing 'localizers' (usefull with MRI series!)
- Support for PLANAR YBR images
- First implementation of 3D Volume Rendering
- First implementation of 3D Surface Rendering
- Transition effects