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Micro-Manager 1.4.16 (January 31, 2014)

Windows 32-bit, 50 MB
Windows 64-bit, 50 MB
Mac OS X (Universal Binary), 46 MB

(Previous releases)

Changes in 1.4.16 (since 1.4.15)

  • New in the main application
    • Optimize handling and display of images at high framerate and of large RGB images (Nico Stuurman, Henry Pinkard, Arthur Edelstein)
    • High-throughput acquisition pipeline (former "Fast Storage" in Tools > Options) is now always enabled
    • Display images using LUTs via popup menu in Contrast panel (Nico Stuurman)
    • Display time in hours and minutes for long acquisitions (Hadrien Mary, Mark Tsuchida)
    • Bugfixes for hardware-triggered sequence acquisition (Arthur Edelstein)
    • Improvements and bugfixes to OME metadata (Henry Pinkard)
    • Stage position list is now included in the summary metadata (InitialPositionList property) (Mark Tsuchida, Henry Pinkard)
    • Do not save corrupted image files on certain non-English version of Windows (e.g. Chinese) (Mark Tsuchida)
    • Lots of additional bugfixes (Nico Stuurman, Nenad Amodaj, Henry Pinkard, Mark Tsuchida)
  • New plugins
    • ASI diSPIM - Control the ASI iSPIM and diSPIM (Jon Daniels, ASI, and Nico Stuurman)
    • MultiChannelShading - Independent shading correction (flat-fielding) of multiple channels (Kurt Thorn)
  • Updated plugins
    • Data Browser: No longer missing on Windows
    • Localization Microscopy: Add support for MLE for fitting (Nico Stuurman, Arthur Edelstein)
    • Projector: Improve SLM support and calibration (Arthur Edelstein)
    • Live Replay: Bugfixes (Nico Stuurman)
    • Stage Control: Select Z axis, adapt to stage availability, display Z position (Nico Stuurman)
  • New device adapters
    • BiostepEagleIce - biostep EagleIce camera (Jens Gl√§ser, biostep GmbH)
    • Piezosystem_NV40_1, Piezosystem_NV40_3, and Piezosystem_NV120_1 (Chris Belter, piezosystem jena)
    • XLight - CrestOptics X-Light spinning disc confocal unit (Enzo Chiarappa, CrestOptics)
    • Zaber - Zaber ASR microscope stage (Nathan Dyer, Zaber Technologies)
  • New closed-source device adapters
    • OlympusIX83 (Arthur Edelstein; thanks to those who helped with testing)
  • Updated device adapters
    • ABS: Fix issue with USB 3.0 cameras (ABS GmbH Jena)
    • AndorSDK3: Support for AOIs larger than sensor size; Add timeout property for external trigger (Norman Glasgow, Andor Technology)
    • Arduino: Bigfix for Blanking setting (Nico Stuurman, Mark Tsuchida)
    • ASITiger: Lots of bugfixes and new functionality (Jon Daniels, ASI)
    • GigECamera: Use JAI SDK 1.4.1; some bugfixes (Mark Tsuchida)
    • IDS_uEye: Fix pixel clock, framerate, and exposure settings (Wenjamin Rosenfeld)
    • Ludl: Support 10-position filter wheels (Nico Stuurman)
    • LumencorSpectra: Bugfixes (Mark Tsuchida)
    • MCCDAQ: Fix DAC channels 5-7, allow to use with DAShutter (Mark Tsuchida)
    • MoticCamera: Support 16-bit and 48-bit images (Jin Chen, Motic)
    • PCO_Generic: Improve support for pco.edge, color image transfer; add support for white balancing, double shutter, IR mode, and Sensicam gain setting (Franz Reitner, PCO AG)
    • PI_GCS_2: Improve communication latency; fix issue with C-867.262 (Richard Montbrun and Steffen Rau, Physik Instrumente)
    • Prior: Add speed and acceleration control for Z (Korbinian Kapsner)
    • PVCAM: Fix bug that prevented shutter from closing after acquisition; Bugfixes for ROI of binned images and other issues (Lubomir Walder, Photometrics)
    • Rapp: User no longer needs to install DLLs
    • ScopeLED: Lots of improvements; simplify properties (Ryan Clark, DiCon/ScopeLED)
    • SpectralLMM5: Support USB (HID) on Windows (Mark Tsuchida)
    • ThorlabsUSBCamera: Improve exposure setting handling (Nenad Amodaj)
    • TISCam: Add support for Y16 and RGB24 mode (Falk Dettmar)
    • XCite120PC_Exacte: Fix communication issues (Lon Chu, Mission Bay Imaging for Lumen Dynamics)
    • ZeissCAN: Enable control of XY stage via MCU 28 directly connected to computer (Mark Tsuchida)
    • ZeissCAN29: Add support for reflected light switcher and external lamp mirror (Nico Stuurman)
  • Updated closed-source device adapters
    • ESImagingIOController: Fix sporadic errors in shutter (Ed Simmons)
    • HamamatsuHam: Bugfixes and enhancements (Patrick Gregorio, Hamamatsu Photonics)
    • NikonTI: Robustify PFS single-focus cycle (Mark Tsuchida)
    • RaptorEPIX: Support for Kingfisher cameras (David Biggs, Raptor Photonics)
  • Changes of interest to developers
    • Uncaught Java exceptions in threads and event handlers are now logged (Mark Tsuchida)
    • Better support for SLM devices, including triggering (Arthur Edelstein)
    • AddAvailableDeviceName() is deprecated; use RegisterDevice() instead (Mark Tsuchida)
    • On Windows, C++ components are now built with Visual Studio 2010 SP 1 (Mark Tsuchida)
    • Visual Studio projects now use common property sheet files (Mark Tsuchida)
    • On Windows, device adapters link to MMDevice static library rather than including source (Mark Tsuchida)
    • On Windows, Structured Exception Handling is disabled in all C++ components (Mark Tsuchida)
    • Acquisition scripting API refactoring (Nenad Amodaj)


(Previous releases)

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