Release of OME Files C++ 0.2.2

The OME team is pleased to announce the release of OME Files C++ 0.2.2

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OME Files is a reference implementation of the OME Data Model and OME-TIFF file format for the storage and interchange of biological imaging data and metadata. It provides support for:

The major focus of this release is to extend the support for features in older OME-XML model versions and to improve the support for automated testing all OME-XML and OME-TIFF features. This will continue for the following release.

Major changes in this release include:


The software is available at archived downloads.

This page includes links to the individual repositories and source releases, as well as the documentation and binary builds of the collection for several common platforms, including Windows, Linux and MacOS X.

Changes since OME Files C++ 0.2.0

OME Common


OME Files

OME QtWidgets

Super-Build 0.2.2

Future changes

Upcoming improvements include:

OME Files


Note that this is a work in progress and subject to change.


Support for building on Windows with msbuild is currently non-functional; please use Ninja for the time being.

On Windows, “ome-files info” will display an error if run from a directory containing a space in it. As a workaround, use “libexec\ome\files\info.exe” directly.


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

October 12, 2016

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