RootPainter is a GUI-based software tool for the rapid training of deep neural networks for use in biological image analysis. RootPainter uses a client-server architecture, allowing users with a typical laptop to utilise a GPU on a more computationally powerful server.

Accessing RootPainter

To load the module for RootPainter please use this command on the BEAR systems (BlueBEAR, BEAR Cloud VMs, and CaStLeS VMs):

module load RootPainter/

BEAR Apps Version



  • imagecodecs 2023.3.16
  • root_painter_trainer

More Information

For more information visit the RootPainter website.


This version of RootPainter has a direct dependency on: CUDA/11.7.0 foss/2022a Pillow/9.1.1-GCCcore-11.3.0 Python/3.10.4-GCCcore-11.3.0 PyTorch/2.0.1-foss-2022a-CUDA-11.7.0 scikit-image/0.19.3-foss-2022a SciPy-bundle/2022.05-foss-2022a torchvision/0.15.2-foss-2022a-CUDA-11.7.0

Last modified on 28th June 2023