Depiction Free Reader (1.4)

Depiction, Inc. is proud to provide a way anyone can explore the scenarios and simulations built with Depiction. With the Depiction Free Reader, anyone with a Windows computer can access depiction files.

Click here to download the Reader (22.3Mb zip file).

  • Anyone running Windows XP, Vista or 7 can view depiction files... for free!
  • Depiction users can create a depiction for their team or group and distribute to everyone
  • Your depictions are secure -- no one using the Reader can edit or delete your information, just view it
  • Users can move and re-size Revealers to easily explore the maps and data in a depiction file
  • Small download -- only 22 Mb
  • Once you have downloaded the zip file you will need to unzip it and then run the .exe file to install the software.

The Depiction Free Reader can be installed on Windows XP, Vista and 7 computers. It can be installed along with the full version of Depiction. It does require the Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0 and if that tool is not currently installed on your computer, you will be asked to install it.

Sample Depictions

Download these sample depictions to explore the capabilities of Depiction and the Depiction Reader.

Fourmile Canyon Fire Operations
This Depiction was used by non-profit response organizations to track the situation during the Fourmile Canyon Fire in September 2010, the most destructive fire in Colorado history (produced by Russell Deffner, Mile High Red Cross GIS Specialist).
Honolulu Tsunami Simulations
This depiction shows a simulation of the potential flood inundation areas in the event of 6-foot, 9-foot or 12-foot tsunami waves in Honolulu, Hawaii, and includes schools, hospitals and evacuation zones.
Afghanistan IED Scenario
What are the vantage points from which the safehouses in Kandahar can be seen? What's the shortest alternate route if the road to the airport is hit with an IED? Explore those questions in this fictional Kandahar scenario.
Historical Yellowstone Maps
Examine the last century and more of cartography by viewing this collection of maps of Yellowstone National Park, ranging from 1878 to the present day.
Mount Rainier Hike
This depiction combines panoramic photographs, a GPS-generated track, a USGS topographic map, aerial imagery from the USDA and raw elevation data into a rich, unique recounting of a hike along the Wonderland Trail in Mount Rainier National Park.

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