Installation Instructions


This web page contains links to download the components necessary to install one “free of charge” configuration of Gatan Microscopy Suite® (GMS) software version 3.x to an “offline” computer (e.g., no microscope or image acquisition hardware is attached). Please follow the below steps to install GMS. If you have any questions, please refer to the Detailed Instructions.

Step 1 – Install License     Step 2 – Install Software

Step 1 – GMS 3 licenses, license installer, and set up instructions package

GMS 3 software is only available in 64-bit, and the offline version is supported on Windows 7, 8.1, and 10. To obtain a license, press the desired button to download the respective *.zip file, then save to a folder on the target computer. Once you obtain the license, select the Download button under the GMS Software Installer section to access the installer on the FTP site.

DigitalMicrograph software (basic)
K2 data manager
Viewing and processing of diffraction imaging data
Viewing and processing of diffraction, EDS, EELS, and CL imaging data
(excludes quantification)
SI Base
In-situ player
Image alignment
Slice player
Volume tools
Requires K2 IS license to manipulate K2 STEMx data


Step 2 – GMS software installer