Linear and non-linear image registration methods, using scipy and numpy.
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Latest commit 02cf310 Jan 9, 2013 @nfaggian nfaggian Merge pull request #44 from nfaggian/0.1
Simplification - also considering removing classes.



imreg, short for image registration, is a python package for image registration built ontop of scipy and numpy.

It is currently maintained by Nathan Faggian, Riaan Van Den Dool and Stefan Van Der Walt.

Important links


The required dependencies to build the software are python >= 2.5, setuptools, NumPy >= 1.5, SciPy >= 0.9 and a working C++ compiler.

To run the tests you will also need py.test >= 2.0.


This packages uses distutils, which is the default way of installing python modules. To install in your home directory, use:

python install --home

To install for all users on Unix/Linux:

python build

sudo python install


Basic rules for commits to the imreg repository:

  • master is our stable "release" branch.
  • feature branches (or contributor pull requests) for each ticket on github are merged (into master) after review only.
  • tests for new features using py.test must exist before merges.


You can check the latest sources with the command:

git clone git://


Follow: Fork + Pull Model:


Follow: Shared Repository Model

Tracking an already formed branch:

git checkout -b localBranch origin/remoteBranch

Forming a new branch and pushing to origin:

git checkout -b localFeature

git push origin localFeature