Release of Bio-Formats 6.0.0

The OME team is pleased to announce the release of Bio-Formats 6.0.0

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Today we are releasing Bio-Formats 6.0.0. This is a major update that includes support for the updated OME-TIFF file format, which now supports multi-resolution tiled images (so-called pyramidal file format). For more info, see https://blog.openmicroscopy.org/file-formats/community/2018/11/29/ometiffpyramid/. This new version of Bio-Formats also includes support for the KLB format for light sheet microscopy.

Bio-Formats API changes:

New file formats:

File format fixes and improvements:

ImageJ plugin improvements:

MATLAB toolbox improvements:

Command-line tools improvements:

Component changes:

Automated test changes:

Documentation improvements:

Full details can be found at Bio-Formats version history.

The software is available at archived downloads and will shortly be available from the Java-8 update site for Fiji users.

Any problems or comments, please use the image.sc forum.

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