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Learn about ImageJ

    What is ImageJ


    ImageJ is an open source image processing program for multidimensional image data with a focus on scientific imaging.

    What is Fiji?


    Fiji Is Just ImageJ—a “batteries-included” distribution of ImageJ which includes many useful plugins contributed by the community.

    What does ImageJ provide?

    Techniques Image processing, colocalization, deconvolution, registration, segmentation, tracking, visualization and much more.
    Plugins A powerful mechanism for extending ImageJ in all kinds of useful ways.
    Extend Automated, reproducible workflows via scripts and macros, including headless on a remote server or cluster.
    Forum A vibrant, diverse, and helpful user community that gives rise to insightful scientific exchanges.

    ImageJ’s extensibility is the root of its effectiveness: many advanced image-processing methods are not provided by the core application, but rather are plugins written by specialists in specific fields, made available via update sites.

    How do I get started?

    • Get ImageJ from the Downloads page.
    • Read the Getting started tutorial.
    • Then peruse the User Guides, additional tutorials, and presentations.