Chair for Computer Aided Medical Procedures & Augmented Reality
Lehrstuhl für Informatikanwendungen in der Medizin & Augmented Reality

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Must-have for windows (expected on every machine):

Remote Access:
  • Tortoise SVN Easy to use front end for SVN; our repositories are in SVN!
  • ankhsvn SVN Plug-in for Visual Studio
  • Putty, Puttygen, Pageant Remote access to Unix/Linux machines via ssh, key generator for ssh, key management
  • WinSCP Comfortable transfer of files via scp to remote Unix/Linux machines

Pdf and postscript related:

  • Ghostscript Tools for Postscript files: convert pdf to ps and vice versa, resize ps, multiple ps on a page, reorder, ...
  • GSView Viewer for Postscript files. Ghostscript is required
  • Acrobat Reader Read pdf files
  • PrimoPDF Create pdf files

7 Zip (Un)Zips 7z, ZIP, CAB, RAR, ARJ, GZIP, BZIP2, TAR, CPIO, RPM and DEB

Windows Support Tools Needed for a batch file from the svn.

IrfanView Fast and intuitive viewer for most pixel graphic files

Doxygen Automatic documentation of C++ code like JavaDoc. Output: HTML, Latex, MS Word rtf, PostScript, Hyperlinked pdf

GraphViz Nice graph visualization for doxygen.

Notepad++ A very practical text editor that supports all major programming languages.

Latex related:

  • MikTex Distribution for Latex
  • TeXnicCenter User friendly IDE for creating Latex files, MikTex (or other) distribution is required.
  • SumatraPDF A nice PDF Viewer which supports inverse search with TexnicCenter

CoinDesigner Program to visualize, convert, edit, reduce surface complexity in OpenInventor (+ VRML, SMF, 3ds, obj, off, xyz) files.

Should have (expected on chair administrated machines)

JabRef Powerful Bibtex Reference Manager

GIMP for Windows The GIMP. Photo image manipulation

Quicktime alternative will allow you to play QuickTime files (.mov, .qt, .3gp and other extensions) without having to install the official QuickTime Player. It also supports QuickTime content that is embedded in webpages.

Real Alternative will allow you to play RealMedia (.ra .rpm,.rm .ram .rmvb .rpx .smi .smil, .rt,.rp) files without having to install RealPlayer/!RealOne Player.

Still, very uselful programs

LION Very useful program to translate a word in any window via English-German and French-German dictionary. The 2.0 version is available for 10Euro. Google for Lion 1.3 to find a completely free version of the software.

Net Profiles Tool to configure network connections, e.g. for Narvis lab, Garching, Home Network.

Lyx for Windows (with installer) WYSIWYM editor for latex. converts from tex to lyx and also back from lyx to tex. Can we ask for more?

Bibtex2html and Bib2bib Two very useful programs regarding bibtex: Convert bibtex file to html and filter bibtex files

XnViewer Viewer for virtually any pixel graphic file format

Cygwin Linux like command line for windows and many programs from Linux, XServer, compiling linux programs under Windows

Daemon Tools Mount CD images (.iso) as a drive - useful for MANIAC downloads

GnuPG GNU version of PGP

WinPT Frontend for GnuPG

Ethereal IP packet sniffer. This program is a powerful tool for debugging IP connection. It's also a nice alternative for the tcpdump in the comand line.

Eclipse IDE for virtually everything, but mostly JAVA

Virtual Dub Video acquisition, editing, and compression software.

Gordion Knot Video compression software. If you like MovieMaker, but not the wmv format.

DV decoder This can decode dvsd format in the avi of our camera

CamStudio This program takes videos off your screen. Data formats: avi, swf

Beamer Cool Presentation Package for Latex

IguanaTex PowerPoint Plug in to create Math formulas with LaTex

Mendeley Collect, organize and share your scientific references. Also very usefull for creating reference-lists with Word/Latex

Medical Software

Name Free Platform Uses Description
OpenQVis Yes Windows, Unix OpenInventor, QT, SoQt State-of-the-art volume rendering using ATI and NVIDIA graphics boards.
Amira No Windows, Unix OpenInventor, QT, Tcl In addition to visualization, it comes with image processing and segmentation capabilities. Ask the Heart guys about details how working with it is like.
MRIConvert Yes Windows   Converts DICOM image sequences to other formats
ezDICOM Yes Windows   DICOM viewer

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