VU2D offers the advanced features of VU, for 2D data files of no more than 100,000 elements in generic data formats. VU2d is particularly popular among university users. It gives access to a powerful visualization software, at a lesser cost.

All VU features are available, except elements for 3D visualization.

2D mesh of a picture of Carl Friedrich Gauss. CERCA.
Quality of mesh elements determined with a size specification map given through a metric tensor. CERCA.
Mandelbrot fractal. École polytechnique de Montréal.