Open Source

VTK The Visualization ToolKit (VTK) is an open source, freely available software system for 3D computer graphics, image processing, and visualization used by thousands of researchers and developers around the world.

ITK The Insight Segmentation and Registration Toolkit (ITK) is an open-source software system to support the VisibleHuman Project. Currently under active development, ITK employs leading-edge segmentation and registration algorithms in two, three, and more dimensions.


CMake, a cross-platform, open-source make system is used to control the software compilation process using simple platform and compiler independent configuration files. CMake generates native makefiles and workspaces that can be used in the compiler environment of your choice.

KiwiViewer KiwiViewer, a free, interactive application for exploration of geometric datasets on multi-touch mobile devices. KiwiViewer currently supports STL, OBJ, BYU, PDB, and VTK/VTP geometry files.

ParaView ParaView is an open-source, multi-platform, parallel scientific visualization application. Although it can be run on a single processor, ParaView is specifically designed to run on distributed parallel computers.

CDash CDash is an open source, web-based software testing server that aggregates, analyzes and displays the results of software testing processes submitted from clients located around the world.

MIDAS MIDAS is a multi-media server optimized for storing massive collections of large, scientific data and related metadata reports. MIDAS integrates multimedia server technology with Kitware's open-source data analysis and visualization clients. The server follows open standards for data storage, access and harvesting.

IGSTK IGSTK is a high-level component-based framework providing common functionality for image-guided surgery applications.

BatchMake BatchMake is a cross platform tool for batch processing of large amount of data.