Affine Mapping - Tutorial

The ImageJ plugin Affine_Mapping performs a geometric transform requiring 3 control points.

  1. Download and unzip example image:
  2. Download and install the package Geometric Mappings.
  1. Open source image:
    File > Open... source.png
  2. Open target image:
    File > New > Image... OK
    >notice: same image type as source image recommended
  3. Click Polygon selections:
    3rd button from the left
  4. Create a polygon with 3 sides on both images:
    create 3 points with the left mouse button and
    click the first point again to close the polygon
    >notice: the first point of the polygon is coloured
  5. Select Affine Mapping and choose settings:
    Plugins > GeometryMappings > Affine Mapping
    choose settings and press OK
    >notice: if you don't create a new window the new image will replace the Target geometry image
  6. Result: