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Installation Instructions

Download and Install

The latest standard build version of ParaViewGeo can be accessed from our download page, which also includes information for Open Source Developers and notes for Linux and Mac Users.

  • Prior to installing, please ensure your system has:
Minimum Recommended
Operating System: Windows 2000, XP or Vista
Video Card: On Board >NVidia 8 series or ATI 48XX series
Free Hard Disk Space: 200MB >300MB
Note: The system requirements depend on the complexity of the data
  • The installation file may be saved to your computer, or you can run the installer directly from the File Download window
  • If a security message displays, asking if you're sure you want to run this software, click on Run
  • The default install parameters will place the application under Start > All Programs > MIRARCO
  • A sample dataset of the Brunswick Mine is included with every install; depending on your security access, the files can be found in your Program Files or My Documents section under MIRARCO>ParaViewGeo>examples>Demo1

To launch ParaViewGeo once installed, click on Start > All Programs > MIRARCO > ParaViewGeo x.x.x > ParaViewGeo

If a previous version of ParaViewGeo has been installed on your computer, please read the Note in the Previous Versions section below.


In order to customize ParaViewGeo for ease of use, several build versions are available that include various customized toolbars and plugins. Current builds include:

  • Standard
  • Seismic Hazard Map
  • Xuzhou

The Standard build is available from our download page. If you require a different build, please contact us.

Previous Versions

ParaViewGeo is continuously updated, and additional features are made available.  If you have an older version and would like to know what changes have been made, please look at our Changelist page.

Note: If you have/had a previous version of ParaViewGeo installed on your computer, running the install for another version will not overwrite the configuration file (where some preferences are stored) and your toolbars may not reset to those of the version being installed. To manually reset the toolbars, click on Tools >Reset ParaViewGeo Layout. The reset requires that ParaViewGeo be closed and restarted for the changes to take effect. This reset will also affect the layout of your window panes in the application window.

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