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MountainsLab® for multi-instrument compatibility

Ultimate surface analysis suite and point of confluence for data from any kind of instrument, the ideal solution for labs working with multiple types of microscopes

MountainsMap® for Profilometry

Surface analysis software for 3D optical profilers measuring topography, scanning 3D surface profilometers using contact or non-contact techniques and 2D profilometers

MountainsSEM® for Scanning Electron Microscopy

Visualization and analysis software for scanning electron microscopes (SEM) with tools for 3D reconstruction, colorization, particle analysis & FIB-SEM tomography

MountainsSPIP® for Scanning Probe Microscopy

Analysis software for scanning probe microscopy techniques including atomic force microscopy (AFM) and STM, MFM, SNOM, CSAFM, KPFM, etc.

MountainsSpectral® for Spectroscopy

Data processing and correlative analysis software for spectroscopic techniques (Raman, TERS, IR, nanoIR, fluorescence, photoluminescence, cathodoluminescence, EDX/EDS, XRF etc.)

MountainsImage® for Light Microscopy

Image visualization & analysis software for light microscopes and other imaging systems producing B&W or color images without topography


May 29, 2023

Mountains® 10 is out! This major new version of our industry-standard analysis software comes with incredible features and a new product range. Let’s take a closer look at what’s included!


09 May

The 35th Control trade fair will take place in Stuttgart from May 9 to 12. We would be pleased to welcome you to our booth #3418!

Digital Surf has been developing surface imaging & metrology software for profilers and microscopes since 1989

Our main focus is on working as a partner with instrument manufacturers worldwide, in the fields of surface metrology and microscopy. Mountains® software is now offered by the majority of profilometer and microscope manufacturers and is embedded in their equipment or available as an option.

Digital Surf also provides Mountains® software packages directly to instrument users. Mountains® has an installed base of 22,000+ licenses worldwide, is available in 11 languages, supports ISO and national metrology standards and is supplied by 50+ instrument manufacturers.

Application areas include: automotive, materials science, semiconductors, medical, aerospace, MEMS, renewable energy, etc.


Determining surface quality of cap layers in superconductors

Researchers at the Institut de Ciència de Materials de Barcelona characterizied surface texture of superconductor materials with the aim of improving their performance.

Imaging fish scale topography in situ

Researchers at Purdue and Harvard universities explored fish scale surfaces in 3D using MountainsMap® software.

Learn surface metrology

Dive into our free online surface metrology guide and learn how to characterize surface texture in 2D and 3D using the right parameters and filters


What are the differences between ISO 4287 and ISO 21920?

April 24, 2023

Learn more about the main changes in ISO 21920, a three-part standard published in Dec 2021 that modernizes, corrects and extends the three main international standards for profile parameters. François Blateyron, senior surface metrology expert at Digital Surf and member of ISO Technical Committee 213, explains.