Release of OME Files C++ 0.3.0

The OME team is pleased to announce the release of OME Files C++ 0.3.0

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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:

Changes in this release include:


The software release 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.

Upgrading from 0.2.3

The main change is the switch to C++11. No immediate source changes are strictly required; the compatibility headers will continue to work for now, however upgrading to the standard C++11 headers is highly recommended to avoid future breakage. Client code is free to use any C++11 features of their choosing. To update your code:

Changes since OME Files C++ 0.2.3

All components

OME Common

OME Model

The first release of the ome-model components (specification, xsd-fu and ome-xml) since decoupling from Bio-Formats.

OME Files

OME QtWidgets

Super-Build 0.3.0

Future changes

Upcoming improvements include:

All components


OME Files


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


See Errata.


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

February 14, 2017

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