U12388-01NDP.view2 Viewing software

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Catalog [735 KB/PDF]

The NDP.view2 is next-generation viewer software with the basic functions of previous viewer software yet offering high-speed and natural, intuitive operation. You can download the latest version free of charge and it supports images from all NanoZoomer series.


Imaging speed on whole new level

Drastically improved display speed after mouse operation. Improved speed gives smoother virtual slide observations.

Natural intuitive operation

All design factors emphasize easy use for simple operation just the way you want.

Zoom in and out

Click on the part of the slide you want to view. You can use the mouse wheel to change the magnification.

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By dragging

You can shift the display to a location by dragging the mouse to that location with the left mouse button.

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Area display

Dragging with the right mouse button and specifying an area displays that area over the entire screen.

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By map

You can shift the display to a location by clicking the desired location in the map window with the left mouse button.

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Image rotation

Press the R key to rotate the slide 90 degrees. To rotate by any degree, hold the R key and move the mouse.

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Image data export

Just select the required area and extract the image with the export command. Image can also be extracted after specifying image format and image resolution. Task of capturing a micro image by camera from a microscope can now be accomplished just by selecting a command.

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Loaded with diverse functions

In response to user requests, new functions were added and current functions were improved to make them even easier to use.

Color adjustment

Viewing software makes color corrections such as gamma value, brightness, and contrast. Also enhances poorly defined sections of image by color adjustment.

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Not only inserts arrows, drawings, and comments but also measures the length and surface area of specified point.

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Slide selection thumbnails

Thumbnail shows overall image of digital slide when selecting files, which speeds up and simplifies the task of switching files.

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Stepless zoom

Mouse scroll wheel not only sets the objective lens magnification but also makes continuous changes in magnification.

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Tab based virtual slide viewing

Smoothly switches to other images without having to close the viewer software. Also allows simultaneous display of multiple images.

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Multiview function (Only at off-line observation)

Displaying multiple digital slides at the same time opens up possibilities that were not available with traditional microscopes. You can examinedetails while maintaining a wider perspective. You can compare different staining in the same location. The display locations and magnifications of the displayed digital slides can be synchronized.

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System requirements

The recommendation system requirements for this software are as follows.



OS Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10
32 bit and 64 bit
CPU Core series or faster
Memory 2 GB or more
Available HDD space 100 MB or more
VGA Direct X9 or later compatible (Indispensable)
Screen resolution XGA (1024×768) or higher

Mac OS

OS OS X 10.11, macOS 10.12 - 10.13
CPU Intel Multicore Processors
Memory 2 GB or more
Available HDD space 100 MB or more
VGA OpenGL 2.0 support
Screen resolution XGA (1024×768) or higher

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Software and manual download

The NDP.view2 (U12388-01) is free to use with Hamamatsu format slides. You can download from the links below.


Download for Windows (Ver. 2.7.25)

OS: Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 (32 bit and 64 bit)


Download for Mac OS (Ver. 2.7.25)

OS: OS X 10.11, macOS 10.12 - 10.13


When the software is installed, NDP.view2 (U12388-01) will become a default viewer to view Hamamatsu slides. If you would like to keep the NDP.view as a default viewer, please refer to the instruction manual.


The NDP.view2 (U12388-01) is only for research use and is not for In Vitro Diagnostic (IVD). If you need to use NDP.view2 for IVD, please contact Hamamatsu's distributor or sales representative.


Instruction manual [5.2 MB/PDF]

Installation to Mac OS 10.8 or upper [0.3 MB/PDF]

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Important Notice

In Europe, five types of NanoZoomer (NanoZoomer-XR, NanoZoomer-SQ, NanoZoomer S210, NanoZoomer S60, NanoZoomer S360), NDP.view2(U12388-21), NDP.view2 Plus(U12388-22) and NDP.serve3 software are CE marked according to the EU In Vitro Diagnostic Device (IVD) Directive for in vitro diagnostic use.

In China, five types of NanoZoomer (NanoZoomer2.0-HT, NanoZoomer2.0-RS, NanoZoomer-XR, NanoZoomer-SQ, NanoZoomer S210) are registered for in vitro diagnostic use.

In the USA, Japan and other countries, NanoZoomer is for research use only and is not permitted to be used for clinical diagnostic purposes.

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