A modular MATLAB program to analyze grazing incidence diffraction images.


  • Conversion from pixel space to reciprocal space
  • Conversion to polar space
  • Variety of supported input data formats (e.g. *.tif, *.edf, *.cbf, *.mccd, …)
  • Phase analysis
  • Detector calibration
  • Pole figure calculation
  • Analysis of image series
  • Intensity corrections
  • Line scans
  • Integrated line scans
  • Powder plot
  • Peak fitting
  • Merging/stitching of multiple files
  • Projects
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GIDVis is released under the terms of the GNU General Public License, either version 3 of the License, or (at your opinion) any later version. Please see the About Section for the full license text.

Download GIDVis as executable files for Windows and Linux (does NOT require MATLAB to run) or as source code (requires MATLAB to run).


Check out the PDF Manual for help and tutorials.

Please file an issue or write an e-mail if you cannot find an answer to your question.

Bugs and Missing Features

If you find a bug or have a feature request, please file an issue or write an e-mail.