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Micro-Manager 1.4.21 (April 30, 2015)

Windows 32-bit, 61 MB
Windows 64-bit, 62 MB

Mac OS X (Universal Binary), 48 MB
(OS X 10.8 and later: if the application does not open when double-clicked for the first time, try ctrl-click or right click, then select "Open".)

Changes in 1.4.21 (since 1.4.20)

  • Improvements in the main application:
    • New features
      • Add a "Recently Opened Files" option in the File menu (Nico Stuurman)
    • Bugfixes
      • Fix a rare error in the metadata panel (Nico Stuurman)
      • Prevent image display windows from "showing" on computer monitors that are no longer attached to the computer (Nico Stuurman)
      • Fix excessive restarts of Live mode when changing device properties (Chris Weisiger)
      • Fix remembering channel colors when using multiple cameras (Chris Weisiger)
      • Fix an error causing the image display to "break" when drawing (Chris Weisiger, Nico Stuurman)
      • Fix issues with the size of the acquisition dialog (Nico Stuurman)
      • Fix an issue causing erroneous timeouts in Live mode (Chris Weisiger)
      • Remember the position of the Data Processing Pipeline dialog across sessions (Nico Stuurman)
      • Fix an issue where MDA would not use sequence acquisition when a single channel is selected (Mark Tsuchida)
      • Prevent MDA from failing when the computer hostname is not available (Chris Weisiger)
      • Prevent text from being rendered at low resolution on OS X with Retina displays (Chris Weisiger, Mark Tsuchida)
      • Prevent error when setting the current shutter to nothing (Mark Tsuchida)
      • Fix a crash at the end of sequence acquisition when the shutter belongs to the same device adapter as other devices that are actively used (Mark Tsuchida)
  • New plugins
    • PM/QI Auto White Balance: Automatic white balance for Photometrics/QImaging color cameras (Andrej Bencur)
    • HardwareFocusExtender: An autofocus plugin to extend the range of hardware autofocus (experimental; Nico Stuurman)
  • Updated plugins
    • ASIdiSPIM: Add multi-position support and multi-channel support, allow stage scanning for imaging large samples, and integrate software autofocus to find correct slice position (Jon Daniels (ASI), Nico Stuurman, et al.)
    • HCS Site Generator: Remember well selections when changing site layout (Nico Stuurman)
    • Image Flipper: Now remembers window positions across sessions (Nico Stuurman)
    • IntelligentAcquisition: Multiple bugfixes and improvements (Nico Stuurman)
    • Localization Microscopy: Multiple bugfixes and improvements (Nico Stuurman)
    • Multi-Andor Control: Update the UI whenever the camera changes (Nico Stuurman)
    • Projector: Multiple bugfixes and improvements (Nico Stuurman)
  • New device adapters
    • StandaStage: An alternative adapter for Standa Microsctep Driver; allows use as an XY stage (Ed Simmons)
  • Updated device adapters
    • AndorSDK3: Add ExternalTriggerDelay feature for LightScanPlus cameras (Matthew Milford, Andor)
    • ASIStage: Improve behavior when moving parallel to X or Y axis; fix issue with old firmware versions (Jon Daniels, ASI)
    • ASITiger: Numerous improvements and fixes; add several features to PLogic support (Jon Daniels, ASI)
    • CSUW1: Fix issue with Disk switching; add Label property to Disk (Nico Stuurman)
    • DemoCamera: Handle ROI correctly when binning is enabled; add demo galvo device; add Gaussian-distributed noise mode for demo camera (Nico Stuurman)
    • IIDC: Correctly handle autoshutter in sequence acquisition (Mark Tsuchida)
    • Mightex_C_Cam: Add "Snap" support (Mightex Systems)
    • NI100X: Prevent State property from getting stuck when using state device shutter with NI digital output (Mark Tsuchida)
    • PicardStage: Update Picard SDK
    • PVCAM: Prevent timeouts with very slow readout speeds; improve color camera support (add debeyering, white balancing); minimize lost frames under high CPU load (Andrej Bencur and Lubomir Walder, Photometrics); prevent an occasional crash when configuring the camera (Mark Tsuchida)
    • QCam: Fix issue when configuring a Rolera Bolt; fix trigger output in snap mode (Andrej Bencur, QImaging); Windows users should update their QCam SDK installation
    • ScopeLED: Add shutter channel properties (ScopeLED)
    • Thorlabs: Fix issues with motor stage movement and XY stage initialization (Stephen Getliffe, Thorlabs)
    • XCite120PC_Exacte: Power-Factor property is now read-only and Output-Power limits are set correctly (Mark Tsuchida)
    • XIMEACamera: Fix timestamp generation for acquired images, reset timestamp at start of sequence acquisition (Marian Zajko, XIMEA); Users should update to XIMEA API 4.04.00
    • Zaber: Fix handling of communication errors (Athabasca Witschi, Zaber Technologies)
    • ZeissCAN: Allow selection of upper prism position for PhotoModule (Nico Stuurman)
    • ZeissCAN29: Correct options for XY stage Velocity-Acceleration; add trajectory velocity/acceleration settings (Nico Stuurman)
  • New closed-source device adapters
    • Usb3CamHS: World Precision Instruments USB3-CAM-HS (Ed Simmons)
  • Updated closed-source device adapters
    • HamamatsuHam: Allow setting exposure time in different units, add fix to support some older cameras (Patrick Gregorio); Fix ROI handling when binning is enabled (Nico Stuurman); Users should update their DCAM-API installation
  • Changes of interest to developers
    • Micro-Manager 1.4.21 is SVN trunk r15381, 3rdpartypublic r176.
    • Add an example "Hello World" plugin for developers to use as a starting point (Chris Weisiger)
    • Changes in the API:
      • Fix a bug in MMWindow.getImagePlus() (Nico Stuurman)
      • Add computeScore() method to AutofocusPlugin API (Nico Stuurman)
      • Calling openAcquisition() with zero channels, frames, or slices now assumes the user meant 1 instead, to prevent acquisitions that cannot hold any images.
      • Fix a bug in auto-generated acquisition names (Jon Daniels)
      • MMCore API now has stage control methods that implicitly use the current stage (Chris Weisiger)
      • No changes to the device programming interface

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