ImageJ and Fiji

How to run ImageJ or download and install ImageJ without Java. This is for computers that have Java already installed, or computer that want to run ImageJ without Java using the online Runtime Environment.

For ImageJ Go to and note, you can now run the Online version at it will run independent of your computer, this is the preferred method.

For Fiji Go to

To use the following you must have Java preinstalled onto your computer. Download ONLY the version without Java, "Platform Independent" for ImageJ or "No JRE"  for Fiji and save to your download folder. Extract the .zip files to your My Documents, Documents or Desktop folder. Locate the folder, open the folder and find "ImageJ.exe" for ImageJ or "ImageJ-win64.exe" program for Fiji, make a shortcut of the program on your desktop. Open ImageJ or Fiji from the desktop shortcut.

Tech notes. In a managed computer environment users are restricted, they cannot install programs. Java is a well established program used in a multitude of applications, it is also a widely exploited program and therefore used to compromise computer security. Allowing IT security to manage Java on your computer and running the platform independent or no JRE version is the best compromise between meeting computer security needs and delivering a users ability to use ImagJ and Fiji tools.

Keywords:imagej, fiji   Doc ID:37266
Owner:David L.Group:Department of Dermatology
Created:2014-02-04 13:00 CDTUpdated:2022-09-30 10:34 CDT
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