Singularity Image Format (SIF™)

The Singularity Image Format (SIF™)

SIF is an open source implementation of the Singularity Container Image Format that makes it easy to create complete and encapsulated container enviroments stored in a single file.

SIF Image

Unless otherwise noted, the SIF source files are distributed under the BSD-style license found in the file.

Download and Install From Source

To get the sif package to use directly from your programs:

go get -u

To get the siftool CLI program installed to $GOPATH/bin to manipulate SIF container files:

mkdir -p $GOPATH/src/ cd $GOPATH/src/ git clone cd sif ./


SIF and Singularity is the work of many contributors. We appreciate your help!

To contribute, please read the contribution guidelines: CONTRIBUTING