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Time Stamper

Time Stamper
Project Fiji
Source on GitHub
License GPLv3
Release 2.0.1
Date Sat Apr 29 23:11:26 CDT 2017
Development status Stable
Support status Active
Founders Daniel James White
Leads Daniel James White
Developers -
Debuggers Daniel James White
Reviewers Daniel James White
Support Daniel James White
Maintainers Daniel James White, Curtis Rueden
Contributors Johannes Schindelin, Mark Hiner, Tom Kazimiers, Benjamin Schmid, Jean-Yves Tinevez

This plugin adds time stamps to a stack. The times are drawn in the current foreground color. Use the color picker ( Image  › Color  › Color Picker or double-click on the color picker button Color picker.png ) to set the foreground color. A dialog box allows the user to specify the starting time, time between frames, location, font size, decimal places and unit of time. Create a rectangular selection and the X and Y locations in the dialog box will be based on that selection. Set time between frames to zero to display nothing but the text in the Suffix field.


Start the plugin on a stack or hyperstack using Image  › Stacks  › Time Stamper.

Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination


  • Starting Time
  • Interval
  • X Location
  • Y Location
  • Font Size
The latter three values are determined from a rectangular ROI if a ROI is active upon start of the plugin.
  • 00:00 format
  • Decimal places
  • Suffix
  • Anti-aliased text

Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination