Welcome to Hero!


Hero is a user-friendly graphical programming interface that provides advanced tools for complex image processing and analysis. It simplifies the work process and saves time by generating results suited to the user's particular needs, be it further analysis or formal presentation of research.

Hero is designed for professionals in various medical areas such as radiotherapy, radiology, and pathology. It aims to make advanced and complex image processing and analysis available to all professionals.

Downloading

The latest stable release of Hero is version 2023.1.1. You can download it from the link below:

Download Stable v2023.1.1

Installing

Install the software by running the downloaded .exe file. The installation requires approximately 3 GB of free space.

License

To run the software, you'll need a license. If you don't have one, you can register for a trial license HERE.

If you need access to all features, you'll need a premium license. You can order one HERE.

When you run the software, the license will be verified against a license server. An internet connection is required to validate the license, so make sure that your institution's firewall does not block this connection.

Virtual Machines

If you need to use Hero on a virtual machine, please contact us.

Hardware Requirements

OS

Hero can be installed and run on Windows 10 or Windows 11.

CPU

Hero uses multiple threads for most of the processing, fast multi core CPU is preferred.

Memory

Image analysis is memory intensive! We recommend at least 8GB of RAM for most applications.

Graphics

Hero uses VTK to visualize images.Please read the following statement taken from the VTK/FAQ before deciding on a graphics card:

Modern graphics cards that supports OpenGL 2.1 or better typically provide all the functionality that VTK needs. However, there is good deal of variability in results across OS platform and vendor's OpenGL implementation. NVidia cards and drivers work the best. Intel HD integrated graphics and ATI Radeon HD devices and drivers are known to have a few issues. Mesa3D OpenGL although claiming support for a wide range of devices is highly unstable and the overall buggy-ness of their implementation changes daily and by renderer. Mesa's llvmpipe drivers are expected to generally work well.

Our experience tells us that NVidia cards are the most compatible.

Disk Space

The installation requires approximately 2 GB of free space.