Release of Bio-Formats 5.9.2

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Release of Bio-Formats 5.9.2

Sebastien Besson (Staff)
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 David Pinto)

  *   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 at:
Bio-Formats Downloads | Open Microscopy Environment (OME)<>
Bio-Formats Package bioformats_package.jar. The complete bundle for end users containing everything needed to read images into ImageJ. Instructions for installing Bio-Formats in ImageJ are available in the user guide.. Download (31.64 MB)

and will shortly be available from the Java-8 update site for Fiji users.

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