How to get help

Much is documented in the help documentation. In particular, descriptions of each model, the equations used and appropriate references. This should always be the first place to go with questions. Also note that the bottom information bar on SasView often has useful information. Other available sources are

Where to find the SasView log file

Whenever you run SasView it silently creates/appends debugging information to a log file. If you are reporting a technical problem with SasView, it can be helpful to the Development Team if you send us the log file. Where the log file resides depends on your operating system:

How to contribute

Things people are saying about SansView/SasView

Other Resources


SasView is offered under a standard 'Three Clause' BSD licence which may be found here.

You may use and redistribute SasView for free, including for proprietary purposes, provided you accept the terms of the licence.


If you found this sofware useful to your work please dont forget to acknowledge its use in your publications as suggested below and reference this website: Please also consider letting us know by sending us the reference to your work. This will help us to ensure the long term support and development of the software.

This work benefited from the use of the SasView application, originally developed under NSF award DMR-0520547. SasView contains code developed with funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the SINE2020 project, grant agreement No 654000.