Inobitec DICOM Viewer

Installing and Uninstalling the Program

Installing the Program on Windows

To install the program:

  1. Run the installer by double-click.
  2. Click Next in the window shown in Fig. 1.



  3. Read the License Agreement carefully. Its text is also available from the link inobitec.com/eng/downloads/eula.php. If you agree the terms and conditions, check the item I accept the license and click Next (Fig. 2). Otherwise click Cancel and in the confirmation dialog box that appears click Yes.



  4. Select for whom you want to install the program (Fig. 3). If you select Anyone who uses this computer (all users), then the program will be installed to the system folder, and you will need administrative privileges.



  5. If necessary, change the Installation Folder (Fig. 4). We recommend leaving the default value. Click Next.



  6. If another version of the program is already installed in the selected folder, then the installer will prompt you to first uninstall the other version (Fig. 5).

    To unilstall, click Yes. The uninstaller will start (see the next Section).After the uninstall the installation will continue.

    To leave the already installed version of the program and select a new folder to install, click No and in the window shown in Fig. 4, specify another folder.



  7. If you select installation for all users, then you need to specify the Common Directory to store the program service information (Fig. 6). If necessary, change the path to the Common Directory. We recommend leaving the default value. Click Next.



  8. If necessary, change the path to the Local Storage (Fig. 7). We recommend leaving the default value. Click Next.



  9. If necessary, enable DICOM Service in the window shown in Fig. 8 and specify the computer name and port. This functionality is descrided in Section 11.1.1 and can be configured later. If this functionality has already been configured in this computer, then the window shown in Fig. 8 will contain the values specified earlier. Parameters specified earlier for a specific user will not be changed if you install the program for another user or for all users. Click Next.



  10. Select required components by checking the corresponding boxes in the Select Components window (Fig. 9). To open/close the components list, click on the arrow to the left of the components group name (highlighted in red in Fig. 9):
    • the Help group:
      • Slideshow tips: Compact movies for tooltips;
      • Assistant (English): English integrated help system;
      • Assistant (Russian): Russian integrated help system;
      • PDF (English): English user manual in PDF format;
      • PDF (Russian): Russian user manual in PDF format.
    • the Additional languages group contains available languages.

    For detailed information about a component select it with the mouse.



  11. If necessary, change the folder for the program’s shortcuts in the Start menu (Fig. 10). We recommend leaving the default value. Click Next.



  12. In the confirmation window click the Install button (Fig. 11).



  13. Wait until the installation process is complete (Fig. 12). Click the Finish button.



Silent Installation on Windows

Silent installation allows you to speed up and automate the process of installing the program by submitting the installation parameters to the installer through the file. Such installation can be launched automatically on domain computers using Microsoft Active Directory.

To prepare the installer for a silent installation:

  1. Unpack the installer to a folder using an archiver (for example, 7-zip).
  2. Go to the folder where the installer is unpacked.
  3. Edit the following parameters in the autoinstall.qs file:
    1. AllUsers = false to install only for current user (by default) or AllUsers = true to install for all users;
    2. TargetPathName: path to folder to install the DICOM Viewer. If AllUsers = true then the default value is C:\Program Files\InobitecDICOMViewer<Edition><Version>, if AllUsers = false then default value is C:\Users\<CurrentUserName>\InobitecDICOMViewer<Edition><Version>. If necessary, specify another value.
    3. CommonPath: path to the common folder (only if AllUsers = true). The default value is C:\ProgramData\InobitecDICOMViewer<Edition><Version>. If necessary, specify another value. All users must have write access to the specified folder.
    4. LocalStoragePath: path to the local storage. The default value is C:\Users\<username>\InobitecDICOMViewerWorkspace.
    5. OptionsFilePath: path to the file with settings exported from an already installed DICOM ViewerḞor detailes on how to export settings see Section 14.6. The settings file should be in the current folder. If the file is not specified, the default settings are used.
    6. ForceInstall = false to remove the previously installed version of the DICOM Viewer in the folder selected for installation.

    If national characters are used save the autoinstall.qs file in utf-8 encoding.

To install the DICOM Viewer run the silent_install.bat file. Log is written to file %temp%\install%DATE%.log, where %temp% and %DATE% are Windows system variables.

Uninstalling the Program on Windows

To uninstall the program:

  1. Run the uninstaller using one of the following methods:
    1. select Inobitec Dicom Viewer -> Uninstall in the Start menu or
    2. use Programs and Features in the Control Panel.
  2. Make sure that the item Remove all components is selected in the window shown in Fig. 13 and click the Next button.



  3. In the confirmation window click the Uninstall button (Fig. 14).



  4. In the confirmation window click the Finish button (Fig. 15).



Silent Uninstallation on Windows

Silent uninstallation allows you to automate the process of uninstalling of the program similar to silent installation.

To prepare the installer for a silent uninstallation:

  1. Unpack the installer to a folder using an archiver (for example, 7-zip).
  2. Go to the folder where the installer is unpacked.
  3. Change the <Disk:\Full\Path\To\Installed\DICOMViewer\You\Want\To\Uninstall> text for the path to the folder with the DICOM Viewer to uninstall in the silent_uninstall.bat file.

To uninstall the DICOM Viewer run the silent_install.bat file. Log is written to the %temp%\uninstall%DATE%.log, where %temp% and %DATE% are Windows system variables.

Installing and Uninstalling the Program on Mac OS

To install the program uncompress the dmg file and drag Viewer.app into the Applications folder.

To uninstall the program remove the Viewer.app from the Applications folder.

Installing and Uninstalling the Program on Linux

To install the program uncompress the archive to the desired location.

The program needs libraries, some of which must be installed in the system, the rest are is supplied in the archive. To install the required libraries, run the following commands (for Ubuntu):

  • sudo apt install libqt5opengl5
  • sudo apt install libqt5xml5
  • sudo apt install libqt5xmlpatterns5
  • sudo apt install qt5-image-formats-plugins
  • sudo apt install libqt5printsupport5
  • sudo apt install libqt5help5
  • sudo apt install libqt5webkit5

To uninstall the program remove the folder with the program.