Slicer 4.0.1 is Now Available for Download

January 9, 2012

Kitware, in collaboration with the National Association for Medical Image Computing (NA-MIC) and the Slicer community, is pleased to announce that Slicer 4.0.1 is available for download. Instructions for building Slicer 4.0.1. from the source code are found on the Slicer wiki.

Notable changes in Slicer 4.0.1 include new support for Ubuntu 11.04 and Fedora FC 13, and for DWI tractrography modules on Mac OS X.  VTK GPU raycast method support of ATI GPU cards for Mac OS X is also included in this release, as well as major improvements to restoring scenes, which now provides significantly faster speeds.

Additionally, in Slicer 4.0.1, users can now drag-and-drop files, including volumes, meshes, annotations, etc., into Slicer from Window Explorer, Mac Finder, and Linux Nautilus. A full list of changes and bug fixes can be found on the Slicer change log.

The Slicer community would like to thank the following contributors by the number of commits:  Jean-Christophe Fillion-Robin, Julien Finet, Nicole Aucoin, Steve Pieper, Andriy Fedorov, Alex Yarmarkovich, Hans Johnson, Benjamin Long, Michaël Jeulin-Lagarrigue, Tokuda Junichi, Wendy Plesniak, and Zach Mullen.

We value your feedback and encourage you to send any comments or issues to the Slicer mailing list.

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