ImageJ k 1.45

Open source, public domain program designed to read and write various graphic formats

  • Category:

    General

  • Version:

    k 1.45

  • Works under:

    Windows 8 / Windows 7 / Windows Vista / Windows XP

  • Also available for:

    Mac

  • Program available in:In English
  • Program license:Free (gpl)
  • Vote:
    6.1 (96)

ImageJ is a Java-based program for image processing and analysis. It's a useful tool for graphic designers due to its support of multiple formats and various functions. The program can be used with 8-bit, 16-bit, or 32-bit images. It also supports some of the most popular image file formats, including JPEG, GIF, and much more. Because it uses Java, the program is also compatible across any platform.

ImageJ is very simple in design. However, the small application puts a focus on functionality and can perform a variety of actions that will fully analyze and process an image. It's most basic functions allow users to manipulate the image through filtering. Users can also change the contrast while managing the smoothness of the image. Beyond that, the program can perform a full analysis that provides useful information for graphic designers. It can line profile plots and create density histograms for in-depth image manipulation. Basic angle, distance, and pixel value measurements can also be taken to give designers a full understanding of what the image contains.

ImageJ is an open source program with a huge community of users. Anyone can create unique scripts and plugins to perform specific tasks within the program. This increases the versatility of the software and removes any restrictions on what it can do. If the built-in functions aren't enough, there are thousands of user-created scripts available to use.

Pros:
  • Open source
  • Supports thousands of user-created scripts and plugins
  • Supports multiple file formats
  • Performs in-depth analysis of an image
  • Has basic image processing functions
  • Compatible with a variety of platforms
Cons:
  • Can be complicated to use
  • Java may make make the program slow at times

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