IDRISI Selva is an integrated GIS and Image Processing software solution providing nearly 300 modules for the analysis and display of digital spatial information. IDRISI offers the most extensive set of GIS and Image Processing tools in the industry in a single, affordable package.

With IDRISI, all analytical features come standard-there is no need to buy costly add-ons to extend your research capabilities.

IDRISI Selva provides:

A complete GIS analysis package for basic and advanced spatial analysis, including tools for surface and statistical analysis, decision support, and change and time series analysis

A complete Image Processing system with the most extensive hard and soft classifers in the industry, including machine learning classifiers such as neural networks and classification tree analysis, as well as image segmentation for classification

Integrated modeling environments including the Earth Trends Modeler for image time series of environmental trends and Land Change Modeler for land change analysis and prediction, a critical component for REDD projects

Complete utilities for import and export along with a comprehensive set of documentation and tutorials.

Windows version : 17.02

Support Level : None

How do I get it?

Staff :

Idrisi Selva is available for download via Pegasus.

Licence Agreement / Costs

Type : Site License

End Date : Renewed Annually

Licence Details :

An unlimited multi-seat license is available to use by any staff or student for the normal business of the University, located on campus and on University-owned machines.

Such use includes the following:-

Personal educational development;
Administration and management of the business of the Licensee's organisation;
Development work associated with any of the above.

Usage :

Installation on campus machines with direct access to campus license server.  Campus user account mandatory.

For successful installation, it is recommended that client machines are part of the campus DS domain.

Personal Licence : Not applicable


When downloading this software, an automated email will be sent to your '@strath.ac.uk' email account from the Software Administrator. Please read this email as it contains information/instructions.

If you have any problems downloading, installing or authorising this software, please contact help@strath.ac.uk

A huge variety of information is available, including overviews, and FAQs on the Clark Labs home pages.


Who is it for?

Staff :

Free to download to University owned PC/Laptop

System Requirements

Windows XP and above

1 GB RAM or greater

1.3 GB hard drive storage for installation

Intel Pentium IV or higher

Minimum display of 1024 x 768