orix 0.11.1 documentation#

orix is an open-source Python library for analysing orientations and crystal symmetry.

The package defines objects and functions for the analysis of orientations accounting for crystal symmetry. Functionality builds primarily on NumPy and Matplotlib, and is heavily inspired by the MATLAB package MTEX.


orix can be installed with pip or conda:

pip install orix
conda install orix -c conda-forge

Further details are available in the installation guide.

Learning resources#


In-depth guides for using orix.


Short recipies to common tasks using orix.

API reference

Descriptions of all functions, modules, and objects in orix.


orix is a community project maintained for and by its users. There are many ways you can help!

Citing orix#

If analysis using orix forms a part of published work please cite the paper (journal, arXiv) and the package itself via the Zenodo DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3459662.

orix is released under the GPL v3 license.