Philips Isyntax Documentation Released

Philips has released documentation about the Isyntax format. Could it be incorporated in bio-formats?

Thank you,


Hi @Gondim,

Its certainly good to see the specification for the format being released.

Our position on adding new formats currently is better outlined in our blog post (

We have had companies such as 3i, who have taken over support of their own file format and other companies have added support for their format either by contributing directly to the library or by commissioning Glencoe Software to do so. Where necessary, the open source team has added support for formats that are needed for their funded priorities like datasets published in the Image Data Resource.

If it is of any use there is a process outlined by Glencoe software for converting iSyntax to OME-TIFF: