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A plugin to read whole slide images within napari.

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A plugin to read whole slide images within napari.


You can install napari-wsi via pip:

pip install napari-wsi

To install the latest development version, run:

pip install git+


This napari plugin provides a reader for various whole slide image formats.

By default, any of the following formats is read using the tifffile library. If the image file contains a tag GDAL_METADATA, the rasterio library is used instead.

  • .bif
  • .ndpi
  • .qptiff
  • .scn
  • .svs
  • .tif
  • .tiff


From the terminal:

napari CMU-1.svs

From python:

import napari

viewer = napari.Viewer()"CMU-1.svs")

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