CODEX® MAV - Download & Install


The latest CODEX® MAV version is 1.5 Please update via ImageJ Updater (on startup or Help > Update...).

New Installation


Please download ImageJ Fiji from here. Choose the appropriate version. For windows users, download Unzipping to a known folder with proper user permissions, e.g. 'C:\Users\<user>\Documents'. Fiji updater will not work without read-write permissions. Please note, CODEX MAV is Fiji version specific. Please download the appropriate version linked above for full functionality.

Add CODEX® MAV Update Site

Start Fiji. Click on Help > Update...

After Updater scans for updates, click the 'Manage update sites' button. Click 'Add update site'. In the new line, add the following.




Click the checkbox to enable updates.

Click 'Close'. Click 'Apply changes'. After the update completes, restart Fiji. Check that 'CodexMAV' is available as a menu item.


Please download and install JDK or JRE 1.8 that supports JavaFX from here: Liberica or Zulu.

Then go to {Fiji_home} directory. By default, there could be embedded JRE in the 'java' folder. If it exists, please remove 'macos' folder from the 'java' folder.

How to find {Fiji_home} directory on macOS:

  1. Right-click on the Fiji icon in the dock -> Options -> Show in Finder

  2. Right-click on the Fiji app in Finder -> Show package contents

You can check your version of Java in FIJI by clicking Help -> About ImageJ...

MAV 1.5 will be the last version to be supported on MAC OS

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