Release of OMERO & Bio-Formats 5.0.7

The OME team is pleased to announce the release of OMERO & Bio-Formats 5.0.7

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Today we are launching 5.0.7, a bug-fixing release.

For OMERO this includes:

* Rendering improvements including 32 bit and float support
* Vast improvements in Mac launching (separate clients for your Java version)
* Faster import of complex plates
* OMERO.dropbox improvements
* ROI and measurement tool fixes
* OMERO.matlab updates

Bio-Formats fixes include:

* ND filter parsing for DeltaVision
* Timepoint count and original metadata parsing for Metamorph
* Build issues when Genshi or Git are missing
* LZW image decoding
* Minor core formats (OME/XML/TIFF) improvements
* Minor doc improvements - Eclipse build instructions and documenting using Bio-Formats in Python (extensive developer doc improvements coming in 5.1)

The software is available from OMERO archived downloads and Bio-Formats archived downloads

For information on upgrading your server, see the upgrade guide for system administrators.

For full details of the next major release, see the 5.1 milestone page

For any problems or comments, please use the OME Forums or mailing lists

February 4, 2015

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