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2016-05-10 - ImageJ HOWTO - Java 8, Java 6, Java 3D

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Link to the new Java 3D page
! style="width: 30%" | Installation
! style="width: 30%" | Updates
! style="width: 30%" | [[Java 3D]]
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[[Fiji/Downloads|Download the newest Fiji]] for your platform. It comes bundled with Java 8, with the Java-8 update site enabled.
| Run [[Updater|{{bc|Help|Update...}}]] to update to the latest version of ImageJ core and Fiji components.
| This version of Fiji comes bundled with [[Java 3D ]] 1.6. The [[3D Viewer]] works out of the box, though there are [https://github.com/search?q=label%3Ajava-3d+is%3Aopen+user%3Afiji+user%3Aimagej&type=Issues still some bugs].
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! rowspan=2 | Java 6
| Download the 2015-Dec-22 [[Fiji/Downloads#Life-Line_Fiji_versions|Life-Line version of Fiji]] for your platform. It comes bundled with Java 6, with the Java-8 update site ''disabled''.
| rowspan=2 | Run [[Updater|{{bc|Help|Update...}}]] to update to the latest Java-6-compatible version. Your Fiji will become outdated over time, stuck on the final Java-6-compatible plugin versions.
| rowspan=2 | Run [[3D Viewer|{{bc|Plugins|3D Viewer}}]] to trigger installation of [[Java 3D ]] 1.5 if you need 3D viz.
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== About Java 3D ==
* [[Java 3D ]] 1.6 requires Java 7 or newer. Hence, we ship it '''on the Java-8 update site only'''.* [[Java 3D ]] 1.5 works with Java 6, but:
** It has a restrictive license.
** It does not work Java 7 or 8 on OS X.
** It does not work with Java 8 (or 7?) on some Windows systems.
Please be aware that [[Java 3D ]] is essentially a dead technology. The future of 3D visualization in ImageJ is the [[ClearVolume]] plugin. But it will be a lot of work to rebuild the [[3D Viewer]] on top of ClearVolume, so the ImageJ and Fiji teams are still exploring the best ways to proceed here.
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