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SimpleITK: a simplified layer build on top of the Insight Toolkit (ITK), intended to facilitate its use in rapid prototyping, education and interpreted languages.
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Merge topic 'SIMPLEITK-614_AddressCMP0054ForMSVC'

f17033e Address CMP0054 warning for CMP0054
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CMake Adding CTest warning suppression for internal header for gcc 4.1.2
Code Merge topic 'SIMPLEITK-565_CheckNamedInputsForCompatibility'
Documentation Fix Doxygen warnings in Command page
Examples Update division operator to be compatible with Python 3
SuperBuild Address CMP0054 warning for CMP0054
TemplateComponents Adding check of dimension and size to named inputs
Testing Adding an example for the exhaustive optimizer for registration
Utilities Made explicit instantiation code generator work for SimpleITK
Wrapping Updating the SWIG doc strings from SimpleITK doxygen
.gitattributes Modify git attributes to allow big swig dot i files
.gitignore ENH: Add .ExternalData to .gitignore.
.hooks-config.bash ENH: Simplify local Git hook chaining
CMakeLists.txt Use Explicit library by default, always static on windows
CTestConfig.cmake Updating Dash info
LICENSE ENH: Adding the Apache license.
NOTICE Updating copyright years in notice. ENH: updated top-level readme with new URLs ENH: Add install and export rules for SimpleITK libs Require SimpleITK major version to match for compatible version ENH: Add install and export rules for SimpleITK libs
Version.cmake Updating version for 0.9 development.
sitkCheckForITKModuleDependencies.cmake COMP: CMake change that ensures ITK required modules are on.


The goal of SimpleITK is to provide an abstraction layer to ITK that enables developers and users to access the powerful features of the Insight Toolkit in a more simplified manner. SimpleITK's goal is to provide a simple layer to ITK's complicated C++ templeted API to be easily wrap-able in several languages including:

Wrapping is accomplished through SWIG, in principle, any language wrapped by SWIG should be applicable to SimpleITK.

SimpleITK is licensed under the Apache License in the same way as ITK.


SimpleITK uses the Git distributed version control system. The main repository is hosted on and mirrored to Github. There are two main branches, master and next. The "master" is a stable branch of the code, and suitable for most users, while "next" contains future features that are unlikely to be stable.

Documentation in maintained in Doxygen. Development instructions are also on this site. There is also the Wiki with additional information. SimpleITK requires a recent build of ITK v4, but this can be automatically build along side SimpleITK with the SuperBuild cmake build.

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