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<h2>Installing Fiji</h2>
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==Installing Fiji==
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<li>Download the .dmg package from the [[Downloads]] page, and then double-click it to open it.</li>
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#Download the .dmg package from the [[Downloads]] page, and then double-click it to open it.
<li>Create a folder under /Applications/, such as /Applications/Fiji</li>
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#Create a folder under /Applications/, such as /Applications/Fiji
<li>Drag the 3 items (Fiji.app, and the plugins and macros symlinks) into the /Applications/Fiji folder.</li>
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#Drag the 3 items (Fiji.app, and the plugins and macros symlinks) into the /Applications/Fiji folder.
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Fiji is ready to run!
 
Fiji is ready to run!
  
<h2>Accessing the plugins and macros folders</h2>
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==Running Fiji on Java 1.5 (32-bit)==
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Fiji on Mac is running on Java 1.6 (64-bit). If you need to run it in 32-bit mode, use the following code:
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arch -i386 /Applications/Fiji/Fiji.app/Contents/MacOS/fiji-macosx
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==Accessing the plugins and macros folders==
 
To access the plugins or macros folders, set the Finder window to either icons or lists mode, <b>not</b> in column mode, and double-click them.
 
To access the plugins or macros folders, set the Finder window to either icons or lists mode, <b>not</b> in column mode, and double-click them.
  
 
Alternatively, right-click (or control-click) the Fiji.app and select "Show package contents", to open the folder where the actual plugins and macros folders are.
 
Alternatively, right-click (or control-click) the Fiji.app and select "Show package contents", to open the folder where the actual plugins and macros folders are.
  
<h2>Adding new plugins and macros</h2>
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==Adding new plugins and macros==
 
Access the plugins folder as explained above and just drag and drop any plugin into the plugins folder, like you would do for ImageJ. Same for macros.
 
Access the plugins folder as explained above and just drag and drop any plugin into the plugins folder, like you would do for ImageJ. Same for macros.

Revision as of 08:18, 24 August 2009

Installing Fiji

  1. Download the .dmg package from the Downloads page, and then double-click it to open it.
  2. Create a folder under /Applications/, such as /Applications/Fiji
  3. Drag the 3 items (Fiji.app, and the plugins and macros symlinks) into the /Applications/Fiji folder.


Fiji is ready to run!

Running Fiji on Java 1.5 (32-bit)

Fiji on Mac is running on Java 1.6 (64-bit). If you need to run it in 32-bit mode, use the following code:

arch -i386 /Applications/Fiji/Fiji.app/Contents/MacOS/fiji-macosx


Accessing the plugins and macros folders

To access the plugins or macros folders, set the Finder window to either icons or lists mode, not in column mode, and double-click them.

Alternatively, right-click (or control-click) the Fiji.app and select "Show package contents", to open the folder where the actual plugins and macros folders are.

Adding new plugins and macros

Access the plugins folder as explained above and just drag and drop any plugin into the plugins folder, like you would do for ImageJ. Same for macros.