Installation of AstroImageJ on Mac OSX

The files in this directory are for installing the latest of AstroImageJ on Linux, Windows, and Mac operating systems. The files are complete and do not require a previous installation of ImageJ or AstroImageJ.

If you already have installed version 2.0 of AIJ or later, simply use the update option on the AIJ toolbar 'Help' menu to have the most recent version. The user will need write permission to the directory where the software is installed to use this feature.

For more information and help, please see the

AstroImageJ user forum on nabble

Please note that AIJ is not currently compatible with OS X 10.12 (Sierra), unless you have temporary superuser access to the OS. Eventually a signed version of AIJ will be released to solve this problem. In the meantime, follow the installation instructions given below and then take the additional steps needed to enable its use.

After this installation procedure, AIJ can be started by double-clicking either the or the icons. Either app can be dragged to the Dock to provide convenient access for starting AIJ.