SimpleITK Sphinx Documentation

SimpleITK is a simplified, open source, interface to the National Library of Medicine’s Insight Segmentation and Registration Toolkit (ITK), a C++ open source image analysis toolkit which is widely used in academia and industry. SimpleITK is available for eight programming languages including C++, Python, R, Java, C#, Lua, Ruby, and TCL. Binary distributions of SimpleITK are currently available for all three major operating systems (Linux, OS X, and Windows).

How to Cite

If you find SimpleITK useful in your research, support our efforts by citing the relevant publication(s):

  1. Beare, B. C. Lowekamp, Z. Yaniv, “Image Segmentation, Registration and Characterization in R with SimpleITK”, J Stat Softw, 86(8),, 2018.
  1. Yaniv, B. C. Lowekamp, H. J. Johnson, R. Beare, “SimpleITK Image-Analysis Notebooks: a Collaborative Environment for Education and Reproducible Research”, J Digit Imaging.,, 31(3): 290-303, 2018 (freely read here).
    1. Lowekamp, D. T. Chen, L. Ibáñez, D. Blezek, “The Design of SimpleITK”, Front. Neuroinform., 7:45., 2013.