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Cookbook

This book is an analysis-oriented introduction and user guide to ImageJ. It is inspired by the defunct MBF “ImageJ for microscopy” manual which went offline in November 2012, and it describes many of the same plugins from that distribution.

Cooks call them recipes, biologists protocols, and programmers call them HOWTOs. No matter how you refer to them, you’ll find the book topics in the sidebar to the right!

Like the rest of this wiki, this Cookbook is a community project. Please feel welcome to edit and expand the material here!

Installing ImageJ

The Cookbook is based on the Fiji distribution of ImageJ.

~ Download Fiji for your OS ~
Windows (64-bit)
64-bit
macOS
macOS
Linux (64-bit)
64-bit
Other downloads
Windows (32-bit) 32-bit All platforms (no JRE) No JRE Linux (32-bit) 32-bit

Installing the Cookbook plugins

From the Fiji menu, select HelpUpdate...

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Click the Manage update sites button

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Check the Cookbook update site

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Close the Manage update sites dialog

Click Apply changes to download the Cookbook plugins

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Restart Fiji to complete the plugin installation

Enjoy your new plugins from the Cookbook menu!

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Source

The source code is on GitHub.

Credits

The Cookbook pages themselves were adapted from the defunct MBF “ImageJ for microscopy” manual, originally created by Tony Collins.

The Cookbook technical writer team includes:

The plugins featured in the Cookbook were collated from various sources and have various authors and licenses.