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Sync Windows

Sync Win
Project Fiji
Source on GitHub
License GPLv3
Release 1.7-fiji4
Date Sat Apr 29 23:09:46 CDT 2017
Development status Stable
Support status None
Founders Patrick Kelly
Leads -
Developers -
Debuggers -
Reviewers -
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Maintainers Curtis Rueden
Contributors Patrick Kelly, Johannes Schindelin, Mark Hiner, Joachim Walter

The Sync Windows plugin synchronizes mouse motion and input between multiple windows. Thus, an ROI drawn in one window is replicated in all other synchronized windows in the synchronized window set. A synchronization cursor (the red box above) indicates the location of the mouse in all synchronized windows.


ImageJ: Copy the Sync_Win.jar file from into the ImageJ/Plugins folder and either restart ImageJ or run the Help  › Update Menus command. After this two new commands should appear in Analyze  › Tools: Sync Windows and Sync Measure 3D.

Fiji: this plugin is part of the Fiji distribution, there is no need to download it.


The command Analyze  › Tools  › Sync Windows opens a dialog that allows to choose what features should be synchronized:

  • Sync Cursor
  • Sync Channels
  • Image Coordinates
  • Sync z-Slices
  • Sync t-Frames
  • Image Scaling

Clicking on Synchronize All starts synchronizing all windows, clicking on Unsynchronize All stops synchronization.

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