Release of Bio-Formats 5.9.2



Dear all,

Today we are releasing Bio-Formats 5.9.2 which included the following changes:

File format fixes and improvements:

  • AVI
    • added support for AVI files acquired with Keyence software
  • Gatan
    • fixed a bug when reading a file with an empty tag of type 23
  • Deltavision
    • extended the objective metadata support (thanks to @carandraug )
  • MRC
    • fixed the reading of MRC files generated with FEI EPU software
  • Zeiss LSM
    • improved the channel color detection for SIM data

Component changes:

All OME dependencies were upgraded mostly with build changes and documentation

  • ome-common was upgraded from 5.3.2 to 5.3.6
  • ome-poi was upgraded from 5.3.1 to 5.3.3
  • ome-mdbtools was upgraded from 5.3.1 to 5.3.3
  • ome-jai was upgraded from 0.1.0 to 0.1.3
  • ome-codecs was upgraded from 0.2.0 to 0.2.2
  • ome-stubs was upgraded from 5.3.0 to 5.3.2
  • ome-model was upgraded from 5.5.4 to 5.6.3

Documentation improvements:

  • added links to public sample files for Imaris IMS, DICOM, Leica-SCN, LEO, MRC, PNG, TIFF and Trestle formats

Full details can be found at:

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

Any problems or comments, please use the OME Forums or mailing lists:


The OME Team


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