Release of Bio-Formats 5.5.2

Dear all,

Bio-Formats 5.5.2 is now available for Fiji from the Java 8 update site which includes the following changes:

File format fixes and improvements:

Olympus FluoView FV1000
• fix for java.lang.ArrayIndexOutOfBoundsException caused by filter name of “—” (thanks to Stefan Helfrich)
• refactored channel metadata population and increased usage of DataTools utility functions

Zeiss CZI
• fixed detection of Z line scans that caused incorrect dimensions in certain filesets
• improved exception handling of truncated/invalid files

Veeco AFM
• fixed reading of tiled images

Hamamatsu ndpi
• prevented potential memory leak by ensuring all TiffParser streams are closed

See for full details

The software is available at:

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Thanks to all the members of the community who have contributed to the success of Bio-Formats with patches and helpful feedback.


The OME Team