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Image Viewer

View and explore images


The Image Viewer app provides image display capabilities as well as access to several tools for navigating and exploring images and performing some common image processing tasks. To learn more about the available tools, see Get Started with Image Viewer App.

Image Viewer app

Open the Image Viewer App

  • MATLAB® Toolstrip: On the Apps tab, under Image Processing and Computer Vision, click the Image Viewer app icon.

  • MATLAB command prompt: Use the imtool function.


  • You can modify the default display behavior of Image Viewer by using the Image Processing Preferences dialog box. To access the dialog, select File > Preferences in the MATLAB desktop or Image Viewer menu. You can also set preferences programmatically by using the iptsetpref function.

  • Image Viewer does not close when you call the close all command. If you want to close multiple Image Viewers, use the syntax imtool close all or select Close all from the Image Viewer File menu.

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Introduced in R2014b