Horos, a free open-source DICOM medical imaging viewer for Apple computers, has been adopted globally by tens of thousands of diverse users, from clinicians and academic researchers to lawyers and patients who want to view their medical images.
As such, after downloading Horos the next steps you should take depend on the reasons you downloaded the software in the first place.
So what are the most common use cases for Horos, and what should you do in each instance?
Dear Horos Community Member,
Thank you for your support of Horos. We are now three years past our original introduction of Horos and are overwhelmed with the level of support we have received. We now have more than 125,000 users around the world, spanning seven continents and 170 countries. Every day we hear from community members who tell us about how important Horos is to their work or their personal needs. We love hearing from our members, so keep those cards (emails) and letters coming!
Horos, a free open-source DICOM medical imaging viewer is available on the most recent Apple operating system OS X 10.11 or later. Your next steps upon downloading Horos should depend on the reasons you downloaded the software in the first place. Here are the most common use cases for Horos, and what you should do in each instance...
There are so many different formats out there: JPEG, PNG, PDF, MP3, MOV… the list just goes on and on. While these formats might ring a bell, many people are caught off guard by DICOM. What is it? Plain and simple, DICOM stands for Digital Imaging and COmmunications in Medicine. So, if you are trying to figure out what this format is and how it is relevant to you, keep reading.
We are frequently asked by Horos and OsiriX users about configuring their practice to use their preferred desktop viewer in multiple connected instances within their enterprise. While each situation is a bit different, below are some basic configurations and considerations for establishing multiple connected instances of OsiriX or Horos.