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NASA Image2000 Software

Minimum System Requirements

NASA Image2000 (i2k) is a cross-platform tool for UNIX and Windows machines (Macintosh users, go back to Computer Lab Resources and choose SEE Image). i2k was written in Java v.2 and Java Advanced Imaging (JAI) and is intended to provide advanced scientific image processing capabilities on a standard desktop computer. Minimum system requirements are as follows:
Operating System
Windows XP, Windows 98, ME, NT, and 2000
Solaris and IRIX (not thoroughly tested)
Hardware Needs
Memory -- 96 MB
Processor -- Pentium
Disk Space -- 2 GB hard disk space for software and data
Video -- 800 x 600
Other -- CD drive

i2k Installation

To download the i2k installer, right click on this link and select "Save Target As." Then select the directory in which you want to place the installer. Note that the i2k installer is over 73 MB, and will take approximately 5 minutes to download if you have a FAST Internet connection. [If your usual connection is just a dialup modem, do not attempt to download this software there. Instead, use an Ethernet connection at your school or go to a facility that has high speed Internet connectivity, like some libraries and cybercafes.] Once downloaded, the i2k icon looks like this on your desktop.

i2k installer icon

Double click on the icon. Then the first installation window will come up as follows:

i2k identification window

Click "OK" to proceed. You'll see the following introductory screen.

intro to i2k window

Click the "Next" button after following the instructions on the subsequent screens, which ask you to comply with licensing and to select a default folder for installation. Choose "Typical" installation and click "Next."

Check the Pre-Installation Summary window and click "Install," or at this point you may go back to a "Previous" window to make changes. When the installation is successful, you will see the following window.

i2k installation complete window

Click "Done." Now take a look at the folder called \Program Files\/NASA Image2000. It will look like this.

i2k folder window

To start using i2k click on the Start menu in the bottom left corner of your screen.

i2k start screen

You are now ready to follow the instructions given in the Computer Lab Resources.

If you need help, contact Elizabeth A. Smith, 757-683-5567

For further information about NASA Image2000, contact
J. Breed
Advanced Automation and Architecture Branch
Mail Code 588
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Greenbelt, Maryland 20771

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