A free viewer and tile server in one convenient package

Experience seamless image viewing with our cutting-edge free desktop viewer. Designed to revolutionize your workflow, our viewer combines versatility and convenience in one powerful package for all your whole slide images stored on your local hard disk.

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Versatile compatibility

Whether you’re on Windows, MacOS, or Linux, our viewer is ready to serve your imaging needs across platforms, ensuring accessibility for all users.

Seamless integration

Enhance your workflow effortlessly by seamlessly integrating plugins for desktop image analysis software, amplifying the capabilities of your viewer to suit your specific needs.

Interconnected ecosystem

Interact effortlessly with other Pathomation software, including My Pathomation, and leverage our convenient transfer function for enhanced collaboration and productivity.

Universal whole slide image support

Our viewer effortlessly opens all your local disk whole slide images. 

A full list of all supported file formats can be found here

4 viewing modalities

Explore your images in four distinct modalities – brightfield, fluorescence, Z stacking, and macroscopic