aXis 2000 - Analysis of X-ray Images and Spectra.

Contact Info

Adam P. Hitchcock

Canada Research Chair

in Materials Research
McMaster University
Hamilton, ON
Canada L8S 4M1
V: +1 905 525-9140
F: +1 905 521-2773



last updated: 17 May 2016

Welcome to the home page of aXis2000.

The latest version of this IDL widget is 17 May 2016


There are 2 versions of aXis2000. Click on the appropriate version

Windows for IDL versions pre-8.3

Mac OS X, Unix or Windows for IDL version 8.3 or later

Instructions to get, install & run

IDL Virtual Machine versions of aXis2000

Changes from previous version (20 Apr 2015)

If you want the help file of the package:  (pdf)
If you want details of the code:                (html)

Instructions to INSTALL or upgrade from old versions of aXis2000


      Unix/Mac - versions from April 2008 that worked:         Intel processors         PPC processors

OLD VERSIONS (in case things you use stop working after updating !)

Some tutorials are available to guide users through specific procedures:

   simple-tutorial        advanced-tutorial        stack_fit

Software I find very helpful to use in combination with aXis2000 on Windows
for Win7 or Win8 you will need to set properties to 32-bit (MWsnap) or 16-bit (PaintShop4) to run

MWsnap                       PaintShop4

This package was developed and is maintained by Adam Hitchcock (1997..).
It contains code contributions from many people including:

Chris Jacobsen   Peter Hitchcock   Carl Zimba    Billy Loo    Eli Rotenberg     Jonathan Denlinger     Rick Kneedler   Jacob Stewart-Ornstein     Goran Johansson     Ivaylo Koprinarov   Florian Meirer     Dieter Ingerle      Ben Watts


2016 A.P. Hitchcock / McMaster University - All Rights Reserved
web site design by Christopher Amis (2002). Last updated on 17 May 2016 (aph)