The OME team is pleased to announce the release of Bio-Formats 6.0.0
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:
-no-flatoption to the command-line tools to convert files with sub-resolutions
-pyramid-resolutionsoptions to generate sub-resolutions during conversion
-seriesis passed as an option
loci.formats.tools.XMLValidatereturning the validation status
Automated test changes:
testng.allow-missingproperty allowing to skip unconfigured filesets
testUnflattenedSaneOMEXMLto compare series count to OME-XML images count when resolution flattening is disabled
test-equivalenttarget to compare pixel data between two files
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.
— February 18, 2019