Analyze Technical Information



  • X-ray Computed Tomography (CT)
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  • Positron Emission Tomography (PET)
  • Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography (SPECT,ECT)
  • Ultrasound Imaging
  • Biomagnetic Imaging
  • Radiographic Imaging
  • Auto-radiographic Imaging
  • 2-D and 3-D Microscopy Imaging (Light,Electron,Confocal,Atomic Force)



Analyze Specific File Formats

AnalyzeAVW The new Analyze image file format – all data types, 2D, 3D and 4D
AnalyzeAVW Volume File A new format that enables lists of 2D files to form a 3D volume
Analyze Image (7.5) The old ANALYZE 7.5 image file format, i.e. .hdr & .img pairs
Analyze Object Maps Standard Analyze Object Maps (can be treated as image files)
Analyze Screen Files (7.5) The old ANALYZE 7.5 screen file format from the Screen Edit program

Standard Radiological File Formats

DICOM The current standard for all radiologic images (DICOM 3.0, Part 10)
ACR-NEMA The predecessor to the DICOM standard (1.0 and 2.0)
Interfile A common nuclear nuclear medicine image file format

Vendor-Specific Radiological File Formats

GE Advantage GE format for CT and MRI
GE Signa MRI Older GE MRI format (Signa 4.x systems)
GE 9800 CT Old GE CT format
GE Advance PET GE Advance PET scanner format
GE Starcam Older GE nuclear medicine image file format
Siemens CT Old Siemens Somatom CT format (DR3)
Siemens MAGVIS Siemens Magnetom Vision MRI format
Siemens/CTI PET Siemens/CTI ECAT 6.X and 7.X PET file formats
Picker (Marcconi) MRI Old MRI image file format
IMATRON (EBCT) The Imatron EBCT image file format (Siemens)
SMIS A small-bore MRI Image file format (Bruker)

Common Raster File Formats

BMP Microsoft Windows Bitmap
GIF Common 2-D image file format (variable compression)
TIFF The Tagged Image File Format, a common 2-D format
PBM Portable Bitmap Library format
PGM A common 2-D image file format
PPM A common 2-D image file format
PNG Portable Network Graphics image file format
TARGA A common 2-D color image file format
PIC Image file format used by Softimage
SGI rgb An SGI 2-D image file format
Sun raster A 2-D image file format from Sun Microsystems
XBM An X-windows BitMap image file format
XWD X Windows dump image file format
Postscript The standard printer definition file format

Common Movie File Formats

Quicktime Very common movie file format (Apple)
SGI Movie Common movie file format (SGI)
YUV A single frame color video file format

CAD File Formats

DXF Autocad ASCII format
OBJ Alias Wavefront ASCII format
HPGL Hewlett-Packard 3D plotter format
IGES Initial Graphics Exchange Specification
IV SGI Open Inventor version 2.1 format
POLY SGI Poly format
SLC 3D Systems Stereolithography slice format
STL 3D Systems Stereolithography polygonal format
WRL VRML version 1.0 format