Osirix Lite

Posted : admin On 11/24/2021

OsiriX Lite for macOS supports 64-bit computing and multithreading for the best performances on the most modern processors. OsiriX MD, the commercial version, is certified for medical use (FDA cleared and CE II labeled).


Yes, OsiriX is fully compatible and enhanced for such screens. All the available pixels will be used to display the images at a very high resolution. We highly recommend these screens.

This is where the drawbacks of OsiriX start to kick in. Since it's an application only for doctors, and these guys earn quite a lot of money, it's obviously not for free, although there is a lite or trial version. It's compatible with 64-bit architectures to make the most of the performance of modern processors. OsiriX is not available for Windows but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Windows with similar functionality. The most popular Windows alternative is 3D Slicer, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked 27 alternatives to OsiriX and many of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can. OsiriX DICOM Viewer. Contribute to pixmeo/osirix development by creating an account on GitHub. Export toolbar tools. OsiriX Lite for Mac is an image processing software dedicated to DICOM images ('.dcm' / '.DCM' extension) produced by medical equipment (MRI, CT, PET, PET-CT.) and confocal microscopy (LSM and BioRAD-PIC format). It can also read many other file formats: TIFF (8,16, 32 bits), JPEG, PDF, AVI, MPEG and Quicktime.It is fully compliant with the DICOM standard for image communication and image.

Latest version of OsiriX is compatible with any Mac computers, running from OS X 10.11 to macOS 11.0. We recommend a minimum of 6GB of RAM. Any graphic boards are compatible. Intel and Apple Silicon processors are supported. We recommend a SSD hard disk for best performances.

See this document for more information.

Osirix lite no internet connection

No, OsiriX runs only on a Mac with macOS / OS X.

DICOM Conformance Statement (apply to all versions of OsiriX)

OsiriX Lite

OsiriX Lite is limited and can only open about 800 images series at the same time (images matrix of 512×512).
OsiriX MD is not limited and can open any number of images. OsiriX MD is available to purchase on our store.

OsiriX Lite is the demo version of OsiriX MD. Features are limited.
OsiriX MD is the complete edition with all features.
A comparison table is available here

OsiriX MD

The license for OsiriX MD is available here.

Yes, only if an appropriate approved medical monitor (explicitly certified for mammography) is connected to your Mac computer.

As a certified medical device, we have to notify the user when OsiriX runs in an untested and unvalidated environment. Each version of OsiriX MD is validated for macOS versions (list of supported macOS versions is available in OsiriX software license). It is highly discouraged to use OsiriX in an unsupported environment. It can crash, produce errors or corrupt the database.


Osirix Lite Mac Update

It depends on your license purchase.
– If you purchased OsiriX MD standard license, it’s a one time purchase. The licence is perpetual. After the first year, you can optionally renew your license at a discounted price to continue to receive free updates during one new year. (You can also continue to use your current version, without updates).
– If you purchased OsiriX MD Subscription, the installation and use of OsiriX MD requires a valid subscription. If the subscription is invalid/cancelled or stopped, the use of OsiriX MD will be limited.

Osirix Lite

Instead of buying a perpetual license, you can subscribe a monthly subscription to use OsiriX MD. You are charged each month. You can stop the subscription at any time without extra charges.

If you buy 4 or more “OsiriX MD” new licenses at the same time, you have a 15% discount.
If you buy 8 or more “OsiriX MD” new licenses at the same time, you have a 20% discount.


The most effective way to buy OsiriX is to use our e-commerce store. If needed, we can provide a quote / invoice.


No, OsiriX MD (single computer license) can only be installed on 1 computer. For each extra computer, you need to buy an extra license.
If you want to install OsiriX MD on 10 computers or more, site licenses are also available.

Yes, if you want to install it on more than 8 workstations, we can provide a site license with 10, 15 or 20 seats. This site license has a single registration key, easier to deploy on several workstations. Prices and options are available on this page.

Yes, contact us. We will prepare a quote/invoice document, with our bank account information. We need your complete address to prepare this document.

It depends on your license purchase.
– If you purchased OsiriX MD standard license, you need to be online (connected to Internet) during the installation. You can then use it without an active connection.
– If you purchased OsiriX MD monthly Subscription, you need to be always online when you use OsiriX MD.

Your OsiriX account is created when you purchase one of our products or a subscription. You can access your account through our web site, and you can also connect OsiriX to your OsiriX account to have access to your subscriptions (Preferences window → General panel).

Registration Key


Log in your account.
The username is the email address used during the purchase process. If you don’t already have a password, you can request one from this page.
In your purchase list, you will find the registration key.

You can request a new password by email on this page.

Buying a registration key gives you access to all updates of OsiriX for free for 1 year. You need to buy a registration upgrade (at a discounted price) to continue to receive free updates during one new year, in your account.

Log in your account, in your purchase list, you will find the download link.

1) Delete the application from your old computer (Applications folder).
2) Use the installer (available in your account), to install the application on your new computer.

The username and password are the macOS username and password. The user or the administrator of the computer have created them. They are required to install OsiriX application.

Osirix Lite


Osirix Lite For Pc

Yes, for 20+ licenses per year. Contact us to become a reseller.

Osirix Lite Free

Yes, if you send us the final user email with the transaction ID, when you transfer the purchase to the end user. This is mandatory for OsiriX MD, certified as a medical device : we need to be able to contact the end user, if we discover a major problem in OsiriX MD.