The current version of EBSD-Image is: 0.2.6. For older versions, please refer to the download section of our SourceForge project.

EBSD-Image is licensed under the GNU General Public License v3 and RML-Image under its own freeware license. For more information about the license and third-party libraries used in this project, please refer to the License page.

If you are experiencing problem running EBSD-Image, please report it in our bug tracker.


EBSD-Image comes with his own installer on Windows operating system. There is no need to have Java installed. The Windows version of EBSD-Image also comes with its own updater (feature only available under Windows operating system). The updater is automatically launched every time EBSD-Image is executed. If a new version is available, the user is warned and has the option to download and install it.


Exception for EBSD-Image and its update may have to be set in your Antivirus software to allow the software to properly check for new updates.

Download and run the Windows installer:

  • Full version

Mac OS

Under testing. Please refer to cross-platform download for the time being.

Linux Debian

Add the following line to your /etc/apt/sources.list:

deb http://ebsd-image.org/repos/debian/stable ebsd/

Add public key for authentication of debian release:

wget -q http://ebsd-image.org/repos/debian/stable/ebsd/public.key -O- | sudo apt-key add -

Install EBSD-Image:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install ebsd-image


Java 1.6 needs to be installed before running EBSD-Image.

  1. Download the tarball

  2. Extract the files

  3. Under Linux or Mac, make the EBSD-Image.sh executable:

    chmod +x EBSD-Image.sh

    and execute the shell script:

  4. Under Windows, execute the batch script:


Source code

Please refer to the LaunchPad page to access our Bazaar repository. You can also view to code directly from your browser.