Versions: [10.7.1, 10.7.2, 11.0.0, 11.0.3]


Download        : docker pull
Compressed Size : 1172MB


Geant4 is a toolkit for the simulation of the passage of particles through matter. Its areas of application include high energy, nuclear and accelerator physics, as well as studies in medical and space science.


Pull (Download)

To download the latest version of geant4 run,

docker pull

or to download a specific version of geant4 run,

docker pull


To run the container as an application run,

docker run --rm geant4 --version

or to run the container in an interactive session run,

docker run -it --rm bash

Mounting volumes between the container and your machine

To access files from your machine within the geant4 container you’ll have to mount them using the -v external/path:internal/path option.

For example,

docker run -v ~/Documents/Data:/Data geant4 /Data/myData.csv

which will mount the ~/Documents/Data directory on your computer to the /Data directory within the container.


If you’re looking to use this container in an HPC environment we recommend using Singularity-HPC to use the container just as any other module on the cluster. Check out the SHPC geant4 container here.