- What file formats are covered in each bundle?
How is your commercial Bio-Formats library different from the open source OME version?
There are limited major differences in the two libraries. But, ours is backed by expert support, service and an on-demand service for new file formats, fixes and performance improvements.
Can we buy a combination of licenses?
Absolutely. Flexibility is key. You can combine what you want and need to get the most out of our solutions.
- Who can help me?
What happens when I buy a commercial version?
Our team will be with you every step of the way. We promise to do everything we can to delight you and enable you to advance your work by utilizing our software and services.
What major version of Bio-Formats is the commercial version based on?
What is the current copyright statement for Bio-Formats?
Copyright © 2005 - 2018 Open Microscopy Environment:
- Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin-Madison
- Glencoe Software, Inc.
- University of Dundee
Scientific Image File Access Made Easy
The Glencoe’s Bio-Formats solution is the most comprehensive scientific image translation library available with support for over 150 image file formats. It is compatible with image data files from numerous imaging domains, including:
- Brightfield and fluorescence
- 3-D cell division with color and time-lapse
- High-content screening (HCS)
- Digital pathology
- and many others
How it Works
Bio-Formats is a Java library that expands the power and breadth of your imaging analysis capabilities. It converts image metadata into a common model and makes it accessible for any analysis software. Bio-Formats directly interfaces with common image analysis tools such as ImageJ, MATLAB®, Imaris®, CellProfiler® and several others.
New File Format
Imaging continues to evolve with new file formats coming into use every day. Request a new file format any time the need arises.
Is a Bio-Formats Commercial License for you?
Have your own software product?
Need a warrantied, guaranteed file format conversion tool? Or, need new file formats?
Plan to sell software that uses Bio-Formats with a commercial or other license besides the GPL?
Bio-Formats - Open Source License
Glencoe Software provides both development services and support for the open source Bio-Formats package.