aycan workstation FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

Which Apple macOS (OS X/Mac OS X) versions are supported?

aycan workstation 4.00.004 runs on macOS 12.7.1, 13.6.3, 14.0 and 14.2.1

aycan workstation 4.00.002 runs on macOS 12.7, 13.5.1, 13.5.2 and 13.6

aycan workstation 4.00.000 runs on macOS 12.6.3, 12.6.4, 12.6.5, 13.2, 13.3, 13.3.1 and 13.4.1


aycan workstation 3.16.016 runs on macOS 12.6.2, 12.6.3, 13.1 and 13.2

aycan workstation 3.16.014 runs on macOS 12.6.1 and 13.0.1

aycan workstation 3.16.012 runs on macOS 12.3.1, 12.5, 12.5.1 and 12.6

aycan workstation 3.16.010 runs on macOS 10.15.7, 11.6.1, 11.6.2, 12.0.1, 12.1, 12.3 and 12.5

aycan workstation 3.16.008 runs on macOS 10.15.7 and 11.4

aycan workstation 3.16.006 runs on macOS 10.14.6, 10.15.7, 11.1, 11.2.1, 11.3 and 11.4

aycan workstation 3.16.004 runs on macOS 10.14.6, 10.15.6 and 10.15.7

aycan workstation 3.16.002 runs on macOS 10.14.6, 10.15.4 and 10.15.5

aycan workstation 3.16.000 runs on macOS 10.14.6, 10.15.2 and 10.15.3

aycan workstation 3.14.006 runs on macOS 10.13.6, 10.14.3, 10.14.4, 10.14.5 and 10.14.6

aycan workstation 3.14.004 runs on macOS 10.13.6, 10.14, 10.14.1 and 10.14.2

aycan workstation 3.14.002 runs on macOS 10.12.6 and 10.13.6

aycan workstation 3.14.000 runs on macOS 10.12.6, 10.13.5 and 10.13.6

aycan workstation 3.12.000 runs on macOS 10.12.6, 10.13.3 and 10.13.5

aycan workstation 3.10.004 runs on OS X 10.11.6, macOS 10.12.6 and macOS 10.13.2

aycan workstation 3.10.002 runs on OS X 10.11.6, macOS 10.12.6 and macOS 10.13.1

aycan workstation 3.10.000 runs on OS X 10.11.6 and on macOS 10.12.3, 10.12.4, 10.12.5

aycan workstation 3.08.000 runs on OS X 10.9.5 and on macOS 10.12.2

aycan workstation 3.06.008 runs on OS X 10.9.5, 10.11.6 and on macOS 10.12.1*), 10.12.2

aycan workstation 3.06.006 runs on OS X 10.9.5, 10.11.6 and on macOS 10.12*), 10.12.1*)

aycan workstation 3.06.004 runs on OS X 10.9.5 and 10.11.6

aycan workstation 3.06.002 runs on OS X 10.9.5 and 10.11.6

aycan workstation 3.06.000 runs on OS X 10.11.5

*) A special USB driver is required for NOT Apple mice.

For information on older versions please contact our service.
Minimal system requirements for aycan workstation systems

Hardware: Apple Mac with Intel processor or Apple Silicon

RAM: 8 GB (minimum; 16 GB recommended)

Hard drive space (SSD recommended): 10 GB

External DVD drive required for CD or DVD read or write access

Depending on usage, a faster processor, more RAM, and a larger hard drive are recommended.


Operating system: Apple macOS; see adjoining for compatible versions

 

What are the meanings of the import error codes?
  •  "Urf" – "Unreadable file / Could not be read." 
  • "SOPc" – "Not Allowed SOP Class UID" 
  • "Exc" – "Exception" 
  • "UFt" – "Unknown File Type" -> The parser was not able to get any information about the file. 
  • "Ts" – "Not supported TransferSyntax" -> see Allowed Transfer Syntax below 
  • "NDcm" – "Not a DICOM file" -> This message could appear if you configured aycan workstation to only import DICOM files (available under Preferences... -> Database -> "Import DICOM file format only (ignore ...)"). 
  • "Ukwn" – "File Type was detected but file did not have a known structure"

 

Allowed Transfer Syntax:
  • Implicit VR Little Endian 1.2.840.10008.1.2
  • Explicit VR Little Endian 1.2.840.10008.1.2.1
  • Explicit VR Big Endian 1.2.840.10008.1.2.2
  • RLE Lossless 1.2.840.10008.1.2.5
  • JPEG Process 14, Selection Value 1, Lossless 1.2.840.10008.1.2.4.70
  • JPEG Baseline (Process 1), Lossy 1.2.840.10008.1.2.4.50
  • JPEG Baseline (Process 2 & 4), Lossy 1.2.840.10008.1.2.4.51
  • JPEG Lossless, Nonhierarchical (Process 14) 1.2.840.10008.1.2.4.57
  • JPEG 2000 lossless only 1.2.840.10008.1.2.4.90
  • JPEG 2000 1.2.840.10008.1.2.4.91
  • JPEG-LS Lossless 1.2.840.10008.1.2.4.80

 

Allowed SOP Classes:
  • ImageStore
  • Radiotherapy
  • StructuredReport
  • KeyObjectDocument

 

Which date and time is used for SC images created with aycan workstation?

aycan workstation stores the actual date and time in the following tags:

  • Date of Secondary Capture (0018,1012)
  • Time of Secondary Capture (0018,1014)
  • Series Date of Secondary Capture (0008,0021)
  • Acquisition Date of Secondary Capture (0008,0022)
  • Acquisition Time of Secondary Capture (0008,0032)

Study date and time stamps are not touched.

If the user wants to display the date and time of the creation of the SC images, they can use the annotations tool in the aycan workstation preferences.