KiwiViewer is a free, open-source visualization app for exploring scientific and medical datasets. KiwiViewer opens a variety of file formats and provides flexible methods of accessing data, including Dropbox, Midas, iTunes file sharing, or download via url. Supported data types include meshes, images, and point clouds, with options for vertex coloring and texture mapping. File formats include: byu, g, jpg, kiwi, mha, obj, pcd, pdb, ply, png, stl, tiff, vti, vtk, vtm, vtp, vtu, and archive formats zip, gz, bz2, tar.

What’s New

Version 2.0

KiwiViewer 2.0 contains a redesigned user interface optimized for iPhone and iPad retina displays, new data access and data formats, and advancements to the visualization engine. Dropbox users can link KiwiViewer to enable in-app browsing of datasets stored in Dropbox. Also new is Midas integration, allowing users to browse public, private, and shared folders hosted on Midas, and download datasets from within KiwiViewer.

Several new ParaView integration features are now available, including the ParaView Mobile Remote Control which allows users connect directly to the ParaView desktop application and transfer geometry and scene information. Touch interactions in KiwiViewer are transmitted back to remotely control the ParaView camera.

New features in KiwiViewer 2.0:

-Dropbox integration
-Midas integration
-ParaView integration
-iTunes file sharing
-textured meshes
-support for time series data and animations
-a new 2D/3D image viewer with window/level
-Point Cloud Library PCD file support
-new sample datasets bundled with the app
-new geometry modes: surface, surface with edges, wireframe, points
-scene settings: background color, model color, opacity, color by array selection
-a new JSON scene file format, including support for custom color maps and background image
-zip, gzip, bz2, and tar archives
-supports >65k vertices
-load multiple datasets at once
-multisampling/antialiased rendering

KiwiViewer™ is open-source software developed by Kitware, Inc. with support from our sponsors. Please visit for help and more information. For more information on Midas visit

Ratings and Reviews

4.6 out of 5
9 Ratings

9 Ratings

thisoneuy ,

Great App!!!

Love the app but have been missing it as it seems to be the only iPhone viewer I have found and currently doesn’t work since iOS11.

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Kitware Inc.
46.6 MB

Requires iOS 6.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.



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