napari Matplotlib


A plugin to use Matplotlib with napari

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A plugin to create Matplotlib plots from napari layers


napari-matplotlib is a bridge between napari and matplotlib, making it easy to create publication quality Matplotlib plots based on the data loaded in napari layers.

Documentaiton can be found at


Contributions are very welcome! Tests can be run with tox, please ensure the coverage at least stays the same before you submit a pull request.


Distributed under the terms of the BSD-3 license, napari-matplotlib is free and open source software.


If you encounter any problems, please file an issue along with a detailed description.


  • 2.0.1

Last updated:

  • 24 January 2024

First released:

  • 02 May 2022


Supported data:

  • Information not submitted

Plugin type:

GitHub activity:

  • Stars: 38
  • Forks: 18
  • Issues + PRs: 16

Python versions supported:

Operating system:


  • matplotlib
  • napari
  • numpy
  • tinycss2

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