Recommended ImageJ Plugins for Tracking

Here we summarize some of the tracking plugins in ImageJ.

Name Short Description Highlights Plugin Snapshot
TrackMate A tool for automated, and semi-automated particle tracking.
  • Versatile and modular solution that works out of the box for end users
  • Provides several visualization and analysis tools that aid in assessing results
  • A very modular design, that makes it easy to extend

Related publications

Chenouard, N.; Smal, I. & de Chaumont, F. et al. (2014), "Objective comparison of particle tracking methods", Nature methods 11(3): 281-289, PMID 24441936, <>