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Slicer Downloads

This is the downloads page for Slicer. The documentation contains descriptions of the individual features found in modules in Slicer in the style of a reference manual. If you are looking for the source code, please click here.


Please fill out the Slicer License Form before downloading any binary releases of Slicer.


Slicer 3.6 released in June 2010
To download, select stable releases and your platform
  • Type of download: [pull down menu here]
  • Operating System: [pull down menu here]
  • File to download: [pull down menu here]
  • Download button


  • Stable Releases: Pre-compiled stable Slicer Releases for Linux, Windows, Mac and Solaris. This is what most people will want to download. See also the release notes.
  • Snapshots: Custom built Slicer binaries, in various states of completion, i.e. some features might not be stable.
  • Nightly builds: This contains a week's worth of nightly builds. Nightly builds are experimental and sometimes unstable.
  • x86 means Intel or AMD processors, Darwin is for Mac OS X, PPC means PowerPC processors
  • Hardware/OS requirement: Either Windows XP or more recent, Linux (x86 or x86_64), Mac OS X (ppc or Intel), min 2 GB of RAM and a dedicated graphic accelerator with at least 128 MB of on-board graphic memory (512 or more recommended). Shared memory graphics will result in slow render speeds.
  • X11 for Mac: On Mac OS X you will need to install X11 from the CD. As an alternative, we had good experience with xquartz.



  • [[ |Mantis Tracker]]: Report bugs and make feature requests here
  • [[ |Slicer Dashboard]]: Information about the nightly builds.
  • [[ |Source Code]]: This page points to the source code repositories.
  • [[ |Slicer mailing lists]]: This page contains points to the Slicer user and developers mailing lists.


  • See [[ |here]] for 3D Slicer download statistics.
  • Please note that this page cannot be edited directly as its contents are dynamically generated.
  • For the old version of this page go here.
  • To browse the download directories click here.