Your Free Version of ZEN for Basic Image Acquisition and Analysis

Download ZEN lite, your free copy of the powerful ZEN microscopy software. Use ZEN lite as a viewer for your CZI files or other standard file types. Perform image acquisition or fundamental image analysis and processing tasks.

  • Control of Axiocam microscope cameras
  • Image transformation and measurements
  • Essential image processing
  • Image alignment for correlative microscopy
  • Various visualization options

Get access

To get access to ZEN lite and discover the world of ZEN microscopy software, register and download the ZEISS Microscopy Installer via the ZEISS Portal.

Please note: ZEN lite is the free, unlicensed edition of ZEN. Once ZEN has been downloaded and installed, ZEISS Microscopy Installer will check your ZEN license and, if you don't have one, will default you to ZEN lite.


1. Go to ZEISS Portal and Register / Sign In.
2. Download ZEISS Microscopy Installer, which can be found in the Download Center of the ZEISS Portal.
3. Once installed, open ZEISS Microscopy Installer and set it to download and install ZEN.
4. Enjoy.

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