Requesting a demo server account

What is Open Microscopy Environment?

OME is an umbrella term that stands for Open Microscopy Environment and covers:

  • The OME file formats, including OME-XML and OME-TIFF, and the Bio-Formats Java library.
  • The OME database systems for microscopy data management and analysis comprising the original OME Server and the OMERO.
  • The OME consortium, the group behind these efforts.

The core site for the Open Microscopy Environment is located at

Demo Server Account

Take advantage of the OMERO platform hosted by the OME team in Dundee and sign up for a free demo account at You will received an email with your username and password allowing you to connect to the server in Scotland.

Service-Level Agreement

By using the OMERO Demo Server, you agree to the following:

  • You will be registered for the ome-demo mailing list for notifications regarding upgrades and server outages.
  • You use this service at your own risk, and we provide NO GUARANTEE OR WARRANTY WHATSOEVER regarding uptime, security, data provenance or access, or any other service.
  • You should not use the OMERO Demo server as a repository for any important data, or data that must be held in any secure or specific way.
  • The responsibility for any data loaded onto the OMERO Demo Server is entirely your own.
  • We reserve the right to remove any images, data, accounts or other data or structure without notice or request.