Mobile Wood Identification (MyWood-Premium)
Jointly Developed by FRIM and UTAR

Mobile wood identification for 100 Malaysian timbers. Now Available in iOS™.

How To Get Started


Now only support on Apple™ iPhone 6/6s or iPhone 6/6s Plus

Macro Lens

We recommend Ollo-clip™ Macro Lens with 21x Magnification

MyWood-Premium Application

The App is ready to be downloaded in App Store


Please be careful when using.


Prepare Specimen

Step 1

Prepare Specimen

Preparing a clear cross section using a cutter. Due care is needed when operating cutter.

Launch MyWood-Premium

Step 2

Launch MyWood-Premium

Click on the MyWood-Premium icon. Please ensure the phone is Internet connected

Capture Image

Step 3

Capture Image

Place the Iphone™ 6/6s with Ollo-clip™ macro-lens (21x) on the surface prepared earlier, and click capture using the app.


Step 4


Result will be obtained in a few seconds.


Please Read to Get Better Experience


Make sure that the structure on the cross section is clearly shown and the iPhone™ with macro-lense (21x) is correctly placed on the clear cut surface. A blurred image will result in wrong identification.


Please Download MyWood-Premium from App Store™


This application software is to be used only for the identification of Malaysia timbers. None of the information, data, material or result contined in this application software is to be relied upon as a statement or representation of fact and shall be taken as a guide only: shall not be used as legal evidence(s) or supporting evidence(s) in any court matters or any particular purposes. Precise wood identification can only done by a trained wood anatomist where such identification is provided by the Wood Anatomy Lab of Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM).
With respect to information, data, material or result on the wood identification, neither FRIM or Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR), nor their employees and representatives make any warranty, expressed or implied, including the warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose with respect to information, data, material or result available from this application software.
Additionally, FRIM and UTAR shall have no legal liability in respect of any third-party claims or losses of any damages for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information, data, material or result disclosed herein.

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