Versions: [3.49, 4.0.0]


Download        : docker pull
Compressed Size : 33MB


CFITSIO is a library of C and Fortran subroutines for reading and writing data files in FITS (Flexible Image Transport System) data format.


Pull (Download)

To download the latest version of cfitsio run,

docker pull

or to download a specific version of cfitsio run,

docker pull


To run the container as an application run,

docker run --rm cfitsio --version

or to run the container in an interactive session run,

docker run -it --rm bash

Mounting volumes between the container and your machine

To access files from your machine within the cfitsio container you’ll have to mount them using the -v external/path:internal/path option.

For example,

docker run -v ~/Documents/Data:/Data cfitsio /Data/myData.csv

which will mount the ~/Documents/Data directory on your computer to the /Data directory within the container.


If you’re looking to use this container in an HPC environment we recommend using Singularity-HPC to use the container just as any other module on the cluster. Check out the SHPC cfitsio container here.