This tutorial shows you how to start and do some of the most basic things with Amira.

Connect to the analysis computer

You first need to connect to our analysis computer using the following tutorial.

Start Amira

Start a terminal session (click the small black icon at the top of the screen) and type


You should see the Amira icon showing up


You may notice some error messages in the terminal window. Just ignore them!

If you see the following message, contact your local contact

Video Tutorials

Here are a few YouTube videos that will get you started

Getting started tutorial

Amira basics

Visualizing in 3D images

Advanced image processing and quantitative analysis

Measuring diameter and sphericity of pores

Getting started with the segmentation editor

Amira image segmentation tutorial

Introduction to python scripting

Tutorial videos of add-ons