GIuSAXS: GISAXS and GIWAXS data viewer

Information and requirements

GIuSAXS is a tool to inspect GISAXS and GIWAXS data. The program is made in collaboration between
  • Giuseppe Portale from the Zernike Institute for advanced Materials at the University of Groningen;
  • Vadim Dyadkin from the Swiss-Norwegian beamlines (SNBL) at the European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (ESRF), Grenoble, France.

GIuSAXS is open source software covered by the GPLv3 license.

Source code is freely available at the git repository:


The latest version

The latest version is 2021.3.10 - v0.0.1:

To run GIuSAXS in Windows you may need to install the MS Visual C++ Redistributable for Visual Studio 2015-2019.

The Linux version of the GIuSAXS is compiled in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, thus it should work in any rather new distributions.


Under development.


  • 2021.3.10 - v0.0.1
    • Initial release of the version, rewritten in C++.

  • 2017.10.23 (24a6613848e0)
    • Support for Bruker images.

  • 2017.10.22 (4793fe9afb8b)
    • View menu to switch back the docks.

    • Minor fixes.

  • 2017.4.29 (dc1272d9cf36)
    • Initial release.

Old versions