Release of Bio-Formats 5.4.1

Dear All,

Bio-Formats 5.4.1 is now available for Fiji from the Java 8 update site. If you have previously been using the Bio-Formats 5 update site, you will need to disable that as well as enabling the Java 8 site.

This release includes file format fixes for:

  • MIAS (Maia Scientific)
  • BD Pathway
  • Imspector OBF (with thanks to Bjoern Thiel)

Also documentation improvements, including a new page detailing the additional reader options available for some formats (see

for full details.

The software is also available to download from

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The OME Team