dGB Earth Sciences - 25 years

Supported Functionality


OpendTect Suite of Software Products



OpendTect Pro

Geoscience Package

Sequence Stratigraphy Package

Attributes & Filters Package

Inversion & Rock Physics Package

Other Plugins

Data IO


SEG-Y manipulator to edit non-standard SEG-Y

Use SEG-Y "as is"

No data duplication

Batch Well and LAS import/export

Simple Multi-well and bulk import

Access to Petrel*

Direct link or copy data both ways

Access to SeisWorks and GeoFrame-IESX

Copy data both ways

Export to GIS applications

GeotiffExport, free plugin by Wayne Mogg


2D Viewers

Wiggle + variable density

3D Viewers

Multiple scenes in different domains (time, depth, ...)

Pre-stack viewers

In 3D scene and flat viewers

Stereo viewing

Red-Cyan or Quad Buffer

Volume rendering

Interactive opacity editing

RGB(A) blending

Volumes, horizons, sections


Basic log viewer (and Bokeh log plot with Pro License)


Multi-dimensional cross-plot tool (and Bokeh log crossplot with Pro license)

Rose diagrams

Faults & Fractures

Seismic wavefield displays

Seismic Terrain Explorer

Auto Tracking (2D, 3D, faults, objects, ...)

3D Horizon tracker

Amplitude & Similarity (dip guided using Dip Steering plugin)

2D Horizon tracker

Amplitude & Similarity (dip guided using Dip Steering plugin)

3D Horizon Unconformity tracker & Inversion+ tracker

Inversion-based flattening & combined with similarity tracking (Inversion+)

Seismic facies tracker

Thalweg tracker

3D Object tracker

Voxel Connectivity Filter

Attributes & Filters(open source)

Interactive multi-volume attribute analysis

On-the-fly parameter testing

"Standard" attributes and filters

Energy, Similarity, Instantaneous Attributes, Sweetness, … + plugins by Wayne Mogg

Texture attributes

GLCM based texture attributes for geo-morphologies

Spectral Decomposition

Short window FFT, CWT, EMD, EEMD and CEEMD

Mathematics & Logics

Functions, operations, "IF... THEN... ELSE..." etc.

Attributes from attributes

Create your own attributes by chaining attributes

4D Volume alignment

Match delta and Delta resample attributes

Pattern recognition

Fingerprint attribute

AVO and AVA attributes

Intercept, Gradient and derivatives + AVOAtrrib plugin by Wayne Mogg

Ridge filters

Ridge enhancement filter

Post-stack "broadband"

Frequency Shaping + PostDeGhost

Wavelet shaping

Colop, free plugin by Peter Zahuczki

General Computing

Distributed computing & parallelization

For batch processing and fast on-the-fly computation


Sharing 3D PDF images

Grabs a 3D scene and saves it in pdf format

Creating PowerPoint presentations

Python PowerPoint Presentation Maker

Python R&D environment

Machine Learning

2D seismic Mistie correction

Mistie, free plugin by Wayne Mogg

Wells and Modeling

Stratigraphic model

Optional model ties stratigraphy to markers + horizons

Wells, markers, logs

IO and basic editing

Synthetic-to-seismic well tie

Supports stretch & squeeze

Wavelet estimation

Stochastic & deterministic; Synthetic wavelets

Pre-stack synthetics

Zoeppritz solution through "flat-earth": P, S, and multiples

Cross-sections, wedge models, volume synthetics

SynthRock plugin; Gassmann fluid replacement

Stochastic pseudo-well modeling

SynthRock plugin

Well Log Correlation

Well Correlation Panel to QC and edit markers

Rock Physics Library

Compute new logs using "standard" or private equations

Machine Learning log-log prediction

Ensemble, SVM, CNN, …

General Interpretation

Velocity Model Buliding

3D model builder and velocity conversion tools

Time Depth Conversion

Two-way on-the-fly conversion

Stratigraphic flattening

Flattens a 3D scene on a given horizon

Manual interpretation

Points, bodies, polygons, fault sticks, fault planes, ...

Mapping, gridding, contouring

Gridding, contouring

Inverse distance, curvature, triangulation + free plugins by Wayne Mogg

Dip-steered gridding

Inverse distance interpolation along seismic dip

Basemap + mapping

Improves OpendTect's user interaction

Seismic Sequence Stratigraphic functionality

2D/3D Global Interpretation

2D and 3D HorizonCube

2D/3D Wheeler transformation

Flattening of seismic using HorizonCube events

2D/3D systems tracts interpretation

SSIS plugin

3D Body Extraction

Extract 3D bodies from horizon geometries and attributes

Depositional Attributes

HorizonCube density and thickness attributes

Multi-horizon visualization & manipulation

2D and 3D HorizonCube sliders

Attributes & Filters (commercial)

Structurally Oriented Filters

Dip-Steered Median Filter, Fault Enhancement Filter, ...

Resolution enhancement filters

Spectral Blueing

Fault Attributes

Thinned Fault Likelihood, Dip-Steered Similarity, …

Fracture Attributes

Curvature attributes, fracture density, fracture proximity + FracTex

Stratigraphic Attributes

Dip-steered attributes: texture, volume statistics, ...

Hydrocarbon Anomaly Enhancement

Fluid Contact Finder, Seismic Feature Enhancement*

Footprint removal


Machine Learning regression

Image-to-image via CNN, Unet, …

Machine Learning object detection

Chimneys, Faults, Salt, Facies, … via MLP, CNN, …

Machine Learning segmentation

3D seismic facies via UVQ

Machine Learning waveform segmentation

Horizon-based seismic facies maps via UVQ

Quantitative Interpretation functionality

Coloured Inversion - AI, EI, EEI

Seismic Coloured Inversion

Net Pay Prediction

Seismic Net Pay

Seismic consistent Low Frequency Model Building

HorizonCube guided low frequency model

Deterministic Inversion AI, EI, EEI

Deterministic Inversion + Bayesian Linear Inversion (also for EI and EEI)

Stochastic Inversion AI, EI, EEI

Multi-Point Stochastic Inversion

HitCube inversion

SynthRock matching stochastic synthetics + real seismic

Machine Learning Inversion

Rock property prediction via MLP, CNN, Ensemble, ...

Bayesian Inversion

Predicts rock properties from Probability Density Functions + Bayesian Linear Inversion

Potential Field Modelling