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1. Can I request a free trial of Simpleware software?
Yes. You can request a free trial of the Simpleware software suite. Please visit our Trial Page to register for the trial.
2. Do you have any tutorials to learn how to use this trial version?
Yes. We offer tutorials with the trial. The tutorials are a step-by-step guide of examples which will help you getting started using Simpleware software. The data used in these tutorials (as well as the tutorial itself) will be installed with the software.
1. What technical support does Simpleware offer its users?
We provide maintenance and technical support to users so long as you have a supported software license. We have a dedicated team of application engineers to respond rapidly to your questions.
2. What operating system platforms are supported? Is there a version that runs on Mac or Linux?
Our applications currently run on Windows and Linux systems. Please visit our System Requirements page for full details on all supported operating systems. Please note that Simpleware NURBS and Simpleware ScanIP Medical are not available in the Linux operating system.
3. What are the minimum technical requirements for installing Simpleware?
Please visit our System Requirements Page for full details on the minimum and recommended technical requirements.
4. What segmentation tools do you have?
Simpleware ScanIP offers a broad range of manual and semi-automated segmentation tools suitable for everyone from the casual to the expert user. Please visit our Simpleware ScanIP page for further details on our segmentation tools.
We also offer fully automated segmentation solutions for different human anatomies. Visit the Simpleware Automated Solutions page for further details.
5. What is the difference between Simpleware ScanIP and the add-on modules?
Simpleware ScanIP "stand alone" offers an extensive selection of image processing tools for visualizing, measuring and segmenting regions of interest, as well as STL export. The add-on modules provide additional functionalities for:
Please visit the Software Overview Page to compare features of the different software modules.
6. Does Simpleware software have FDA/CE approval?
Simpleware ScanIP Medical has 510(k) marketing clearance from the U.S. Food & Drug Administration in the United States.
Simpleware ScanIP Medical has CE Marking.
Please visit our Regulatory Information Page for more details of certification.
Please note that only Simpleware ScanIP Medical is the recommended software for medical and/or clinical use. The general version of Simpleware ScanIP should only be used for non-clinical research purposes. It should not be used in any process where FDA or CE marking is required.
1. What services do you provide to customers?
We provide complete services for 3D model generation consultancy, software training, animation creation, and custom code development. See our Services pages for more details.
2. How much do you charge for service contracts?
We will assess each model on a case by case basis. Simply Contact us to discuss your requirements.
3. I do not have image data, do you provide imaging services as well?
Yes. We have access to MRI, CT and MicroCT imaging facilities to provide customized scans. In addition, we have a bank of image data available. Simply Contact us for further details.
1. What licensing options are available?
We provide different licenses for commercial and non-commercial use as well as teaching packages. Please visit the Simpleware Licensing Options page for further details.
2. Do you have academic/research prices?
Yes. We have different pricing options for commercial and non-commercial use. For a quotation, please simply contact us at email@example.com. One of our representatives will get in touch to discuss your requirements.
3. How do I find my computer’s HostID?
The computer HostID (or mac address) is a unique identifier for your computer, all licenses (including trial licenses) are linked to a HostID. You can access your HostID by running the getmac command from the command prompt on windows. Please follow the steps below explaining the process:
How should I cite Simpleware software in publications and presentations?
If you are using Simpleware software in a publication or abstract, the recommended citation style is as follows:
Examples when referring to image processing and the software in general:
"…Simpleware™ software (Version xx; Synopsys, Inc., Mountain View, USA) was used for…"
"MRI Images were obtained for image processing, segmentation and model reconstruction in Synopsys’ Simpleware™ software."
Examples when citing specific Simpleware software modules:
"…Simpleware™ ScanIP (Version xx; Synopsys, Inc., Mountain View, USA) was used for…"
"…Synopsys’ Simpleware™ ScanIP was used for…"
"…Synopsys’ Simpleware™ AS Ortho module was used for…"
"…Synopsys’ Simpleware™ AS Cardio module was used for…"
"…Synopsys’ Simpleware™ Custom Modeler module was used for…"
"…Synopsys’ Simpleware™ FE module was used for…"
"…Synopsys’ Simpleware™ CAD module was used for…"
"…Synopsys’ Simpleware™ NURBS module was used for…"
"…Synopsys’ Simpleware™ Design Link module was used for…"
"…the Synopsys Simpleware™ Physics modules were used for…"
"…Synopsys’ Simpleware™ SOLID module was used for…"
"…Synopsys’ Simpleware™ FLOW module was used for…"
"…Synopsys’ Simpleware™ LAPLACe module was used for…"
An example of how to reference Simpleware software is as follows:
"CT images of the cardiovascular system of a 64-year old male patient were obtained for image processing, segmentation and model reconstruction in Synopsys’ Simpleware™ ScanIP, with the Simpleware CAD module used for positioning of the CAD geometry and the Simpleware FE module used for volumetric CFD mesh generation."
Referencing Simpleware software on websites and social media:
If hyperlinking to Simpleware from a website, please use https://www.synopsys.com/simpleware.html
If tagging Simpleware on social media, please use the information on these accounts:
Please note: Simpleware™ is a trademark of Synopsys, Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. Please follow the Synopsys Trademark and Brand guidelines available at this URL: https://www.synopsys.com/company/legal/trademarks-brands.html to ensure correct and consistent use of Synopsys’ trademarks.