ATEX© - Analysis Tools for Electron and X-ray diffraction

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ATEX© is free for non-commercial use
if you are affiliated to a private company contact us.

If you use ATEX in your publications, please make the following citation:
"B. Beausir, J.-J. Fundenberger, Analysis Tools for Electron and X-ray diffraction, ATEX - software,, Université de Lorraine - Metz, 2017"

ATEX© Software source codes and documentations are copyrighted (IDDN.FR.001.420015.000.R.P.2014.000.20700)
and may not be redistributed or placed on public Web servers without permission.

Download Installation Instructions
Download Testing Data for EBSD (6.0Mo)
Download Testing Data for XRAY (0.8Mo)

Environment requirements:
- Works on windows 7, 8, 10 and 11 operating systems (64 bits).
- The computer need an internet connection.
- Prefer an install on a computer equipped with a large screen (Minimum 1360x800).
- Avoid c:/program files if you are not administrator of your computer.
- If you are not administrator, run the programm as administrator can help for some functions

- On LAPTOP, (especially with high DPI screen, 4K for instance).
1 – Right click on ATEX.exe file located in the install directory, and choose “Properties”
2 – Go to “Compatibility” Tab
3 – Click on “Change high DPI settings” button
4 – Check the box “Override high DPI scaling behaviour” and select “System (Enhanced) -> OK -> OK
5 – Open ATEX

Note – If you don't see the "Compatibility" tab, Click on "Show More Options" before, and then "Properties"

Registration Problem Solutions:
- The computer need an internet connection.
- Add ATEX.exe AND the website to your windows firewall exceptions.
- Add ATEX.exe AND the website to your antivirus exceptions.

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User reviews

Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und - prüfung, Berlin, Germany GREAT WORK! (you must be crazy to develop such software :-) ) I will certainly complain a lot but....please don't misunderstand it! I REALLY APPRECIATE YOUR WORK!
Nuclear Physics Institute, Prague, Czech Republic. Thanks for the help and your wonderful job done in the ATEX development.
ArcelorMittal Global R&D, Chicago, USA I am a researcher at ArcelorMittal Global R&D. Recently I came across your wonderful software and I would like to use it for my research.
Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shenyang, China Thank you for your hard work.
The University of Manchester, UK Your software is also extremely useful. We even pointed Rigaku at the JTEX version to some years back to encourage them to improve their inhouse offering. When I get chance later today I will update all of our installations.
Nuclear Materials Research Group, Queen’s University, Kingston, Canada Thank you for creating and more importantly sharing ATEX with the whole academia of the world! This is especially helpful for people like us who are using Bruker’s software.
Austrian Institute of Technology, Vienna, Austria First of all, thank you very much for developing ATEX as well as JTEX for the community, and those tools are very helpful and the work you are doing is nothing but honorable.
School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Glasgow, Scotland Thank you for writing such useful software!
只为等你 I am very glad to know this perfect software. It has a beautiful UI and practical functions, and it is indeed a good software.
IIT Delhi, India I am using this A-TEX software for last one month. First of all, I would to say this software is really very friendly and easy to access. Thanks for this.
Indian Institut of Sciences, Bangalore, India Thank you for providing us such a beautiful software! I have been following your work and software since you presented ATOM/JTEX at IISc some years ago; ATEX is a tremendous jump above the previous software!
The University of Manchester, UK Thanks for developing the ATEX. It really help.
Université de Lorraine, Metz, France Dans mon travail actuel Atex est vraiment un outil très agréable.
Central South University, Changsha, China First of all, I sincerely appreciate the ATEX software developed by your team, which provides great convenience for us to analyze EBSD and XRD data. Thank you very much!
University of Swansea, UK I used to use MTEX for these plots but lately it seems I can't make work since I started using experimental ATEX before it was launched. I found ATEX very useful and user friendly. I still prefer ATEX over channel5 software specially GND and partition by size.
International Advanced Research Centre, Hyderabad, India I am thankful for the license and also for the wonderful software.
Université de Lorraine, Metz, France Ca bug moins que le JTEX !
Iran University of Science and Technology Thank you so much for well designed and useful ATEX software.
Université de Lorraine, Metz, France MERCI pour tout le travail que vous faites sur ATEX et pour la réactivité pour corriger les petits bugs.
Technische Universität Dresden, Germany I have installed Atex and tried to evaluate several texture measurements. It´s really nice software, some features are even better than in Labotex.
Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xi'an, China ATEX is a very good software, thank you for providing such a good software.
X-FAB Semiconductor Foundries GmbH, Erfurt, Germany I tried ATEX and the functionality as well as the user interface are really nice. I tried the batch export with a set of 22 measurements and it ran now completely without any errors. Thanks! So finally we can evaluate all our data at once with ATEX.
Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Gløshaugen Thank you for sending me the ATEX indexing software. I have been testing the indexing for 2 weeks and I am very impressed by the results. This program is very user friendly, and any microscopist should be able to apply it.
ArcelorMittal Global R&D Centre Spain Thanks for sharing this great software with the World.
Dalian University of Technology, China Thanks a lot! Recently, I'm working on the texture of rotary friction welded 2024 Aluminum alloy joints. Your software will really help a lot. Thank you again!
University of Johannesburg, South Africa Thank you for your beautiful software.
University of Bremen, Germany Many thanks for developing the ATEX software !
Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xi'an, China Thank you very much for the ATEX to provide a good tool to analyze XRD and EBSD.
Loughborough University, UK I appreciate the ATEX software you have provided to me as a research student.
University of Maragheh, Iran Thanks for preparing such a good analyzing software.
IIT Delhi, India I find this software much user-friendly. And beyond that, your quick response to my mails adds a feather.
University of Groningen, Netherlands I would like to thank you for the very interesting and useful ATEX software development.
Harbin Institute of Technology, China Thank you very much for your work in developing ATEX !
University of Warwick, UK Thank you very much for your kindness for sharing this nice software.
Hakim Sabzevari University, Iran Thank you so much for your powerful and useful software.
Universidad Nacional de San Juan, Argentina Thank you to develop and share atex, it is wonderful software.
Université McGill, Montréal, Canada Je suis impressionné par votre logiciel qui permet l’utilisation de nombreuses fonctions de post-traitement, et tout cela de façon gratuite, c’est un beau cadeau à la communauté.
Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China I really like your helpful software ATEX.
Federal University of Ceará, Fortaleza - Ceará, Brazil I'm a new ATEX software user and I really enjoying for it versatility, friendly interface and quantity of tools. Congratulations !
University of Vigo, Spain First of all I would like to congratulate for your work. It is a really complex and complete suite for EBSD and I don't even know all the features yet.
Warsaw University of Technology, Poland Currently I am discovering possibilities of your software and I am really impressed !
City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Thank you very much for developing such an excellent software.
Korea Maritime and Ocean Univ, Busan, South Korea First and foremost, I appreciated for you to issue a license for using ATEX software. With the video on the web site, I could easily employ your software for EBSD analysis.
Northwestern Polytechnical University, China ATEX is a very beautiful software for EBSD analysis!
University of Maragheh, Iran Thanks for preparing such a good analyzing software.
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil I would like to congrats you by ATEX software and for make it available, it is really helpfull.
Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong Much appreciate for your free software for no-commercial use and push the community forward.
Shandong University, China I am writing to thank you all. With the help of ATEX, we have finally completed data process of EBSD data and published our paper. I believe ATEX will definitely help us do efficient data analysis.
Imperial College London, UK Thank you very much for your sharing the ATEX on website so we could analyze EBSD data easily.
Krakowski Instytut Technologiczny, Poland I have found ATEX extremely interesting for my scientific research interests. Its possibilities are truly impressive!
McGill University, Canada Let me take this opportunity to thank you for ATEX software. Especially during Covid-19 situation when we have difficulty accessing EBSD analysis tools at the university SEM facility, the availability of this tool makes research progress even with the adversities we face due to covid-19. In addition, the various features of this tool makes it a much better option even when compared to the OEM tools from SEM/EBSD manufacturers.
Universidade Federal de Ouro Preto, Brazil I would like to thank and congratulate you and your team for creating the ATEX software. Free softwares contribute a lot to the development of our researches.
University of Science and Technology Beijing, China It is wonderful to have ATEX, thank you very much. It is a great decision of free for non-commercial use. This really help me a lot since I am a student.
Chang'an University, China Many thanks for your kind help, and thanks for sharing us so wonderful software.
University of Kurdistan, Iran I would like to thank you for the ATEX software. It is actually a very powerful and complete Free software. I am going to publish my first paper using this software.
Université de Lorraine, France This is really great, excellent software, and made of my command, so greatly appreciated.
Jilin university, China I am very glad to know this wonderful software. It has a beautiful UI and useful functions. Thank you very much for your hard work.
University Science and Technology Beijing, China Thank you very much for your hard work and for providing us with such excellent software for our materials scientists!


This software is developped by

Jean-Jacques Fundenberger and Benoit Beausir