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ImageJ by National Institutes of Health (open source)

What is it? ImageJ is a free, open source image processing program that can display, edit, analyze, process, save and print various image types. ImageJ, written in Java, was designed with an open architecture that provides extensibility via Java plugins. Custom acquisition, analysis and processing plugins can be developed using ImageJ’s built in editor and Java compiler.

What can I use if for? Since the ImageJ is open source software, anyone can use it for almost any purpose. Here are its license details.

Where can I run it? Being free, you can install it on any Linux, Mac or Windows computer. It is available on OIT’s Apps@UT server and on the computers in the OIT public computer labs. There is no simultaneous user limit for ImageJ.

How can I learn it? OIT offers workshops on ImageJ each semester. For UTK, you can schedule a one-on-one tutorial any time by calling the OIT HelpDesk at 865-974-9900. Documentation, including the ImageJ User Guide, tutorials and examples, can be downloaded at the software’s main web site.

Where can I get support? OIT offers Full Support for ImageJ. For assistance, contact the OIT HelpDesk at 865-974-9900.The software’s main web site also includes a user’s guide and FAQs, and the ImageJ Information and Documentation Portal  has still more helpful information.


Updated 04/20/2016

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