Key Features of OMERO

Getting your data into OMERO

OMERO stores your images, using Bio-Formats to read metadata and pixel data on import

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Import images

Import from microscope, graphics and other imaging formats.

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Supported file formats

Import any of the 140+ formats read by Bio-Formats including microscopy, HCS, tissue scanner and graphics file formats.

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Command Line Import

Use the command line to import images into OMERO.

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Improved performance

Stream-lined backend import process uploads large datasets such as HCS and SPIM much faster.

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Allows automatic import from a defined directory of all supported file formats.

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Group owners and sysadmins can import data for other users, which will then be owned by that other user.

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Original file formats

OMERO.server now uploads, exports, and stores files in their original file format.

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File integrity reports

Import process checks uploaded files aren't corrupted giving extra confidence that they are safely stored.

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Add functionality to your OMERO installation with community-developed optional apps and plugins

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OME Smuggler

A backdoor importer for OMERO which can queue files for offline importing.

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