SimpleITK  1.2.4


SimpleITK: a simplified layer build on top of the Insight Toolkit (ITK), intended to facilitate its use in rapid prototyping, education and interpreted languages.

Welcome to the National Library of Medicine Insight Segmentation and Registration Toolkit (ITK). ITK is an open-source, cross-platform system that provides developers with an extensive suite of software tools for image analysis. Among them, SimpleITK is a simplified layer built on top of ITK, intended to facilitate its use in rapid prototyping, education, interpreted languages. SimpleITK has the following main characteristics:

Home Page

The Home Page of the SimpleITK can be found at :

The Home Page of the Insight toolkit can be found at :

How to use this documentation

This documentation describes the C++ API of the SimpleITK interface to the Insight Toolkit. The wrapped languages have a very simular interface, that should only be trivially different. The Related Pages link presents interface conventions, user and developer information. Additionally the Example tab provides a variety of example of SimpleITK with different language bindings.