Extensions: .czi

Developer: ZEISS International


BSD-licensed: No

Export: No

Officially Supported Versions:

Reader: ZeissCZIReader (Source Code, Supported Metadata Fields)

Freely Available Software:

We currently have:


Pixels: 5 - Outstanding

Metadata: 5 - Outstanding

Openness: 4 - Very Good

Presence: 2 - Fair

Utility: 3 - Good

Additional Information

Please note that while we have specification documents for this format, we are not able to distribute them to third parties.

Additional options are available for reading or writing this format type, see Additional reader and writer options for information.

JPEG-XR compressed CZI files are supported on the following 64-bit platforms: