Quantifly specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_27775
Name Quantifly
Software type Package/Module
Interface Command line interface
Restrictions to use None
Operating system Unix/Linux, Mac OS, Windows
Programming languages Python
Computer skills Advanced
Version 2.0.35
Stability Stable
Maintained Yes


  • Invertebrates
    • Drosophila melanogaster




No version available


  • person_outline Gabriel Brostow
  • person_outline Matthew Piper

Publication for Quantifly

Quantifly citation


High throughput fecundity measurements in Drosophila

Sci Rep
PMCID: 5849729
PMID: 29535355
DOI: 10.1038/s41598-018-22777-w

[…] number of eggs laid, is a widely used proxy for fitness.Because manual egg counting is labor intensive, several methods have been developed for automated egg counting, all relying on image analysis. Quantifly, a java tool based on machine learning, has been designed for counting eggs automatically from images. This method is attractive as it needs little manipulation, but it is mainly designed fo […]

Quantifly institution(s)
Department of Computer Science, University College London, Gower St, London, UK; Wolfson Imaging Centre, Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine, University of Oxford, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK; Institute of Healthy Ageing and Department of Genetics, Evolution and Environment, University College London, London, UK
Quantifly funding source(s)
Supported by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBI011544/1) and the Royal Society (UF100158 & RG110303, M.D.W.P), the UCL Crucible, a multi research-council initiative by the BBSRC, EPSRC, ESRC and MRC (#G0700729), and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EP/K023578/1).

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