Release of Bio-Formats 5.9.1



Dear all,

Today we are releasing Bio-Formats 5.9.1 which included the following changes:

File format fixes and improvements:

  • Olympus OIR
    • fixed a bug to prevent incorrect file from being read when multiple datasets are in the same location
  • LEO
    • updated parsing of metadata values for image pixel size, working distance, filament, EHT and date (thanks to David Mankus)
  • DeltaVision
    • reader can now detect up to 12 channels
  • Micro-Manager
    • now logs a warning when an image is acquired with an unsupported version

Documentation improvements:

  • added QuPath to the list of visualization and analysis applications
  • updated the link to the i3dcore library
  • updated the link to Slidebook
  • improved MATLAB documentation with information on Java heap memory preferences (thanks to @kouichi-c-nakamura)
  • corrected a number of permanently redirected URLs in the component and format pages

Full details can be found at:

The software is available from the Java-8 update site for Fiji users.

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The OME Team