AnatomyExplorer: Looking at the Human Body from the Inside Out

Price: $1.99
AnatomyExplorer: Written iPhone App Review

Reviewed by Philip Chan

Ever wonder what the human body looks like on the inside? Curious about what the human anatomy looks like in various ways? Then AnatomyExplorer from developer aikia is just the perfect app for you! It is compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad, and runs on iOS 3.0 or later.


AnatomyExplorer allows the user to view the human body from a solid angle and from an x-ray point of view. It allows the user to look through the human skin and presents them with an idea of what is what. Instead of view of just the exterior physical side of the human body, the app allows the user to further explore beneath the skin, and learn more about different parts of the body. The user can rotate the body shown to survey all areas around the body. The user is also presented with option of three different viewpoints: skeletal system, internal organs, and the circulatory system. When the user selects any of the specific icons, they will be prompted with additional details about that information about the certain parts, they will also be given a web link to a related article with further information from the Wikipedia website.

Appearance and Layout:

AnatomyExplorer App Review

The overall appearance of AnatomyExplorer is simple, clear, and understandable. The user can tap onto specific parts of the human body and zoom in for further inspection. They can also do a pinching motion wither fingertips to allow even further detail during the process of zooming in. App navigation is easy to work with and figure out, and menu options allow for easy access to other viewpoints. Rotating viewing also allows the user to explore each view from multiples angles.


For $1.99 AnatomyExplorer is not a bad deal. Yes, most of the information available on this app can be found by browsing on the internet. However, this app simplifies that process by taking the information and compiling it and categorizing it in a way that is easier for the user to locate and learn about. It also offers various viewpoints that can usually only be found in hardcopy textbooks, or in seen in real life situations. The images shown on this app are difficult to find on the internet, and to be able to zoom in to specific areas for further details is hard to come by. This is a great app for those who are studying in the medical field or for those who are interested in what the interior human anatomy looks like in general and like to learn new information about parts that they do not know much about.

AnatomyExplorer iPhone app requires iOS 3.0 or later and is compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. A small expedite fee was paid by the developer to speed up the publication of this review. The iPhone app reviews rating: [Rating: 4/5]














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