ParaView User Training

ParaView is an open-source, multi-platform scientific data analysis and visualization tool that enables analysis and visualization of extremely large datasets. ParaView is both a general purpose, end-user application with a distributed architecture that can be seamlessly leveraged by your desktop or other remote parallel computing resources and an extensible framework with a collection of tools and libraries for various applications including scripting (using Python), web visualization (through ParaViewWeb), or in-situ analysis (with Catalyst).


This course will give an overview of ParaView: how to visualize and process data. The examples are based on use cases from several scientific domains.

The training mixes theory and application with a set of tutorials and exercises.


  1. Explore ParaView user’s interface
  2. Visualize and process data using ParaView
  3. Learn ParaView Python scripting
  4. Discover ParaView extension with plugins


  • VTK: a basic knowledge is a plus
  • Python: a basic knowledge is a plus


  • ParaView Overview
    • User interface
    • Pipeline sources and filters
    • Datasets visualization and exploration
    • Datasets post-processing
  • Python Scripting
    • Scripting ParaView using its Python API
  • Plugins
    • Introduction to the use of ParaView plugins

This training course will be taught in English. Course notes are also in English.
Participants are asked to bring a laptop computer for this training session.
The instructor will communicate all the specifications required to each participants before the training session.

Kitware SAS is registered as a training center in France.

Training at Kitware

Duration: 1 day
Next training Date: October 16, 2024
Time zone: Paris (CET / GMT+1h)
Schedule: 9am to 5pm
Location: Online
Price: 800€

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Meet the instructor

Thomas Galland joined Kitware Europe as an R&D engineer in October 2021.

Thomas holds a Computer Science Master Degree from Université Aix-Marseille (France) where he specialized in computational geometry and computer graphics.
Prior to joining Kitware, Thomas had the opportunity to work on remeshing issues in CAD (Computer Aided Design) during his end-of-studies internship.

At Kitware, Thomas actively contributes to the developement of VTK and ParaView.