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Press & Reviews

“Essential Anatomy 3 for Windows 8 is an amazing must-have app whether you're a health professional student that’s trying to imprint 3D anatomical structures in your brain to ace an upcoming test or a seasoned clinician educating a patient on their condition—either virtually or in person.”
- Dr. Dennis Schmuland, Chief Health Strategist, Microsoft Corporation United States

“Essential Anatomy 3 is a visually stunning 3D graphics application that can be used by medical and education professionals as well as students and general consumers. We are very excited to offer this great application through the Windows store. Whether you choose to run it on an 80” Perceptive Pixel multi-touch monitor for improved collaborate or on an 8” tablet for convenience of a device that easily fits into a lab coat, I hope you’ll enjoy the diversity that Windows brings to this phenomenal application. I encourage everyone to download the app and run it on the incredibly wide range of available Windows 8.1 Certified hardware: All-in-Ones, desktops, laptops, ultra books, hybrids, tablets, and more.”
- Sanket Akerkar, Chief Evangelist, Microsoft Corporation United States

“Essential Anatomy 3 for Windows 8.1 is a fantastic 3D human anatomy app.” WinBeta

“Essential Anatomy 3 is a new app that features easy to navigate 3D imaging of the human body, delivering accurate anatomical models for students and medical practitioners.” The Firehose

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Essential Anatomy contains 4,000 highly detailed anatomical structures. Each structure contains an audio english pronunciation and Latin nomenclature, along with a detailed description. Navigate directly from the model or use the search function to intuitively find structures easily. Helpful comparison tools allow you to isolate individual or multiple structures and compare them with others. Bookmarks allow you to create and save custom views.

Turning Systems On & Off

Isolating Structures

Breadcrumb Trail

Bookmark and Search

10 Complete Body Systems

Essential Anatomy 3 contains 10 complete systems which can be easily turned on/off. These include: Muscular, Skeletal, Connective Tissue, Venous, Arterial (including the Heart), Nervous (including the Brain), Respiratory, Digestive, Urinary and the latest addition Lymphatic. Clever functionality found within the app allows the user to strip away layers of muscle via the ‘layering’ tool.

Essential Anatomy Windows Interface Design

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Quality 3D & Stunning Graphics

Essential Anatomy 3 is designed to be a seamless and fluid 3D experience and excels where other apps fail to deliver. 3D4Medical custom-built a real time 3D graphics engine in order to maximize the quality of the graphics available as well as to enable as much content to be available on the one screen as possible. Subsequently 3D4Medical also custom-built, from the ground up, a new generation of anatomical models designed specifically for their proprietary real time 3D graphics engine. These custom-built models allow for more detail and even greater performance.

Essential Anatomy iPad and Mac app - Interface Design

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Isolated Structures & Multiple Select

View structures in isolation, manipulate them freely or choose thumbnails of common anatomical terms of location. Use our comparison tools to understand relationships with neighboring structures. Users can also compare numerous structures with our new Multiple Selection Tool.

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Essential Anatomy 3 allows you to test your knowledge with its unique quiz functionality. Choose between Drag & Drop and Multiple Choice and test yourself on any system contained in the app. You can even refine the quiz on the basis of regional anatomy.

Essential Anatomy Windows - Interface Design

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Release Information

Windows 8.1 and 10.0
Updated: 04 November 2015
Version: 3.3.0
Compatibility: Windows 8.1 and 10, x86/x64 or ARM
Size: 546 MB (approx)
Windows 8.1
Updated: 19 July 2014
Version: 3.0.3
Compatibility: Windows 8.1 x86/x64 or ARM
Size: 533.8 MB
Windows 8.0
Released: 19 July 2014
Version: 3.0.3
Compatibility: Windows 8.0 or higher, x86/x64 or ARM
Size: 533.8 MB

Tutorial Videos

Check out the instructional videos on our Essential Anatomy for Windows Help page to learn how to get the most out of your app.


We would like to acknowledge the R&D support given to us by the Irish Government through Enterprise Ireland. We would also like to acknowledge the collaborative efforts of Stanford University, School of Anatomy in further enhancing the medical and anatomical accuracy of our new models.


If you need further help with your app, you can browse through some FAQ on our support page, or get in contact with us.

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