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Visible Body Guides: Mobile Apps

Mobile Apps Installation

  Follow the steps to install the mobile apps:


1. Connect your mobile device with CUHK Wi-Fi network.

2. Download and open the app on your mobile device. Make sure you have selected the right version of mobile app.

3. After this initialization of the app, you can start using it for 150 days at campus, offline, or off campus.

4. When you use your Visible Body apps, you may see a message that provides information on the number of accessible days left on your mobile access while you are off campus or offline.

5. To continue using the app offline and off campus, open the app with your mobile device connected with CUHK Wi-Fi network at least once every 150 days.

6. After this verification step, your offline and off-campus mobile access of the app will be extended for another 150 days.

Points to note:

  • The mobile apps of Visible Body are for the use of CUHK staff and students only.
  • The apps must be downloaded on mobile device connected with CUHK Wi-Fi network.
  • Some mobile apps can be operated with iOS mobile devices only.
  • The file sizes of Visible Body mobile apps are large. Please ensure the storage capacity of your mobile device is sufficient.
  • For best performance, you are recommended to activate the app on the device with the largest screen size (e.g. tablets).
  • The The Augmented Reality (AR) features of the Human Anatomy Atlas App only work in mobile devices supporting the special operating system and technical requirements.

Visible Body Mobile Apps

2021 Atlas Perpetual 

This is the 2021 version of Human Anatomy Atlas. It includes comprehensive male and female 3D gross anatomy models, select microanatomy of tissues and organs, cadaver slices and diagnostic images.

System requirements for iPhone/iPad.

2020 P&P Perpetual

This new Physiology & Pathology includes 5800+ 3D model sets that explain the step-by-step breakdown of physiology processes and common diseases and conditions.

2019 A&P Perpetual

This new Anatomy & Physiology includes 500+ 3D model sets with directed dissections and 150+ animations that visually communicate complex physiology .

2018 Muscle Premium Perpetual

This is the 2018 version of Muscle Premium. It includes true 3D models of hundreds of muscles, bones, ligaments, bursa and nerves, with a video series showing common pathologies and anatomy of muscle and bones.

For Organizations - 2016

Skeleton Premium

Skeleton Premium provides animations and illustrations that explain the anatomy and pathologies of bones, ligaments and synovial joints.

3D Heart & Circulatory Premium 2

Provides 3D anatomical models and a gallery of animations and illustrations for learning and teaching of the anatomy and physiology of human circulatory system.

For Organizations - 2016

Physiology Animations

This app includes dozens of videos that illustrate and animate core physiological processes and common pathologies.

Frequently Asked Questions

Each mobile app has its unique content, you can install individual app as needed.


The mobile apps are for the use of CUHK students and staff only.


At this moment, only some but not all Visible Body apps are available for mobile devices of Android system.


Yes. You have to download and open the app with your mobile device connected with CUHK Wi-Fi network or through VPN.


The app detects that your mobile device is not connected with CUHK network. Please close the app, connect your mobile device with CUHK Wi-Fi netwrok or through VPN and re-open the app again.


Yes. Eligible CUHK user can install the app on multiple mobile devices.


Please install and use the version highlighted with For Organizations 2017 or 2016 (iOS) and 17 or 16 (Org.) (Android).


The 2020 Atlas Perpetual version provides refinements in some anatomical structures and Augmented Reality (AR) features of Gross Anatomy Lab, but the AR features only functions in mobile devices supporting the operation system & technical requirements. Please check if your devices can support the requirements.


You can install both versions. But the file size of the apps are very large and they take up storage capacity, therefore you are recommended to install one version only.


Yes. You can re-install the app again following the same procedures.


The Visible Body app is activated for 150 days through institutional network when first installed. In order to continue the use, you have to open the app with your mobile device connected with CUHK Wi-Fi or through VPN at least once every 150 days.


The Human Anatomy Atlas, Muscle Premium and Physiology Animations apps are available in Chinese language.

The Human Anatomy Atlas and Muscle Premium can be displayed in Chinese language by changing the language setting of the apps.

For Physiology Animations, the language being displayed is in accordance with the setting of your mobile device. To switch the app language, please change the language setting of your mobile device. Note that only the language of text descriptions can be changed but not the audio part.

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