The Image J program that can be downloaded from this web site has been compressed so it takes up significantly less room than expanded files and improve download time and reliability. Before it can be used Image J must be expanded. The software you use to do this depends on whether the resources are for Windows or Mac.
- Image J for the PC has been compressed into Zip files using WinZip and have the .zip file extension. Windows (.zip 7.4 MB)
- Image J for the Mac hs been compressed into StuffIt files using DropStuff and have the .sitx file extension. Mac (.sit 2.4 MB)
Expanding Windows .zip
Zip files must be expanded using WinZip before they can be used. If you do not already have WinZip, then you can download an evaluation version of it FREE of charge from WinZip Computing Inc's web site. WinZip requires Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows NT 4.0, Windows 2000, Windows Me or Windows XP.
Downloading and Expanding Zip Files
To download a Zip file from this web site, simply click on the appropriate link and choose Save this file to disk. Once it is on your disk, right-click on the Zip file and choose Extract to… Then choose the location on your disk where you want the expanded file to be placed (for example, the desktop).
An expanded copy of the file with an appropriate file extension will be placed on your disk at the location you specified. You can now use this expanded file as usual.
Note: files with the .zip file extension can also be expanded using Aladdin Systems StuffIt Expander. You can download StuffIt Expander for Windows FREE of charge from Aladdin System's web site.
Expanding Mac .sit
StuffIt files must be expanded using Aladdin Systems StuffIt Expander v6.0 or later before they can be used. If you do not already have StuffIt Expander, then you can download it FREE of charge from Aladdin System's web site.
To download a .sit file from this web site, simply click on the appropriate link. The file will download onto your computer. Depending on how your browser is configured, the downloaded file may then be expanded automatically (settings in the Preference menu of your browser determine this). If not, you will have to expand the file before you can use it. To expand a stuffed file manually, simply drag it onto the StuffIt Expander icon, or open it from within the Expander program. An expanded copy of the file with an appropriate file extension will be placed at the same level as the compressed file. You can now use this expanded file as usual.