Shape-Out 2 can be installed via multiple channels.
Windows installer: Download the latest version for your architecture (i.e.
Shape-Out_X.Y.Z_win_64bit_setup.exe) from the official release page.
macOS: Download the latest version (
Shape-Out_X.Y.Z.pkg) from the official release page.
Python 3.8 with pip: Shape-Out can easily be installed with pip:
python3 -m pip install shapeout2
To start Shape-Out, simply run
python3 -m shapeout2or
shapeout2in a command shell.
Shape-Out automatically searches for updates (you may opt-out via the Help menu) and notifies the user when a new version is available.
Windows installer: The older version of Shape-Out will be automatically uninstalled when installing a new version.
macOS: The older version of Shape-Out will be automatically uninstalled when installing a new version.
Python 3.8 and pip:
pip install --upgrade shapeout2
How to cite
If you use Shape-Out in a scientific publication, please cite it with:
Paul Müller and others (2019), Shape-Out version 2.X.X: Graphical user interface for analysis and visualization of RT-DC data sets [Software]. Available at https://github.com/ZELLMECHANIK-DRESDEN/ShapeOut2.
If the journal does not accept
and others, you can fill in the missing
names from the credits file.