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Image Processing with ImageJ - Second Edition by Javier Pascau, José María Mateos Pérez, Jurjen Broeke

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Chapter 2. Basic Image Processing with ImageJ

After following the instructions in the previous chapter, you should have a working and running installation of ImageJ. This chapter will deal with the following topics:

  • Supported image types in ImageJ
  • Multidimensional images
  • Loading and saving images
  • Viewing and obtaining pixel values
  • Calibrating images for measurements

Images in ImageJ

ImageJ has a wide support for multiple common image formats such as JPEG, PNG, and TIFF. With the help of the Bio-Formats plugin, a wide range of proprietary image formats can also be loaded (for example, STK files [Metamorph], and LSM files [Zeiss]) as well as certain medical image formats (Dicom) and astronomy formats (FITS). The most recent version of Fiji comes with the ...

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