Files with czi extension can be typically found as special images saved by the Zeiss CZI microscopes. Contains the image with additional metadata.

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CZI file extension - Zeiss CZI microscope image

What is czi file? How to open czi files?

File type specification:

Digital camera RAW file type icon Digital camera RAW file type

The czi file extension seems to be used for a special bio format saved by the Zeiss CZI microscopes produced by Carl Zeiss MicroImaging GmbH.

A .czi file represents a raw image, with additional metadata (time lapse, Z-stacks, multiposition experiments and virtual slides) recorded by the microscope.

Many projects and companies adopted CZI format including:

  • OME Bio-Formats and Glencoe Software
  • ImageJ
  • Fiji
  • Visiopharm
  • Bitplane/Imaris
  • Da-Cons
  • arivis AG / arivis Browser / arivis Vision 4D
  • Micro Brightfield
  • Indica Labs
  • Tissue Gnostics
  • Definiens
  • microDimensions

Help how to open CZI files:

Specialized software like Bio-Formats can import this format. Also there is probably some kind of software from Zeiss that works with the formats saved by the microscope.

How to convert file with extension CZI:

Possibly can be exported as plain image, but all special metadata will be lost.

Find conversions from czi file:

czi to png

List of recommended software applications associated to the .czi file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open czi file, edit czi file, convert czi file, view czi file, play czi file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

  • Import czi file

Software that import czi file - Zeiss CZI microscope image

Click on the link to get more information about Bio-Formats for import czi file action.

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