Saving images

Image formats#

Images of the IGV view can be saved in the PNG raster format or the SVG vector format.

Saving images from IGV menus#

To save an image of the whole IGV window below the toolbar:

To save an image of only the tracks that are together in a panel in the IGV window:

Saving images from batch scripts#

Batch scripts can be used to automatically run a series of IGV commands, including saving snapshot images of the IGV window. See the sections on running batch scripts and external control of IGV for more details.