Andor SIF image reader

Read Andor SIF multi-channel image files.


Updated 18 Jan 2007

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Import the image data, background and reference from Andor SIF multi-channel image files to named structures in MATLAB. Besides the image data, most of the meta-information contained in the SIF file is also imported.


The file format was reverse engineered by identifying known information within the corresponding file. There are still non-identified regions left over but the current summary is available on request.

Cite As

Marcel Leutenegger (2023). Andor SIF image reader (, MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

MATLAB Release Compatibility
Created with R12
Compatible with any release
Platform Compatibility
Windows macOS Linux

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Version Published Release Notes

Now compatible with the new Andor Luca EMCCD cameras.