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==== New in 1.4.11 ====
 
==== New in 1.4.11 ====
  
* Improved multicamera support
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* New Features:
* Single-file, multi-image OME TIFF output format
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** Improved multicamera support
* On-the-fly image processing plugin framework
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** Single-file, multi-image OME TIFF output format (Henry Pinkard)
* DLLAutoReloader plugin -- automatically reloads device adapters after compilation
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** On-the-fly image processing plugin framework
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* Plugins:
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** DLLAutoReloader plugin - automatically reload device adapters after compilation (Arthur Edelstein)
 
* Added Projector plugin support for Rapp UGA40 galvo device
 
* Added Projector plugin support for Rapp UGA40 galvo device
* Zeiss AxioCam support
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* New device support:
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** AndorSDK3
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** Leica DMSTC XY Stage (G. Esteban Fernandez)
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** LumencorCIA (Louis Ashford)
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** MoticMicroscope
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** Rapp UGA40 Galvo frap device (Arthur Edelstein)
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** TOFRA components (Ilya Ravkin)
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** Zeiss AxioCam (Henry Pinkard)
  
 
== Micro-Manager 1.4.10 (April 19, 2012) ==
 
== Micro-Manager 1.4.10 (April 19, 2012) ==

Revision as of 15:51, 8 November 2012

Micro-Manager 1.4

Micro-Manager 1.4.11 (November 8, 2012)

Windows 32-bit, 45 MB
Windows 64-bit, 45 MB
Mac OS X (Universal Binary), 48 MB

New in 1.4.11

  • New Features:
    • Improved multicamera support
    • Single-file, multi-image OME TIFF output format (Henry Pinkard)
    • On-the-fly image processing plugin framework
  • Plugins:
    • DLLAutoReloader plugin - automatically reload device adapters after compilation (Arthur Edelstein)
  • Added Projector plugin support for Rapp UGA40 galvo device
  • New device support:
    • AndorSDK3
    • Leica DMSTC XY Stage (G. Esteban Fernandez)
    • LumencorCIA (Louis Ashford)
    • MoticMicroscope
    • Rapp UGA40 Galvo frap device (Arthur Edelstein)
    • TOFRA components (Ilya Ravkin)
    • Zeiss AxioCam (Henry Pinkard)

Micro-Manager 1.4.10 (April 19, 2012)

Windows 32-bit, 40 MB
Windows 64-bit, 39 MB
Mac OS X (Universal Binary), 47 MB

New in 1.4.10

  • Numerous bug fixes in image display and contrast panels
  • Open Micro-Manager data sets either into memory (RAM) or as virtual stacks.
  • New Device Adapters:
    • Mightex_BLS
    • Till iMic
    • Till Polychrome V
  • Improved HamamatsuHam adapter, supports the Flash4.0

Micro-Manager 1.4.9 (March 22, 2012)

Windows 32-bit, 40 MB
Windows 64-bit, 39 MB
Mac OS X (Universal Binary), 47 MB

New in 1.4.9

  • Brought back missing Andor DLLs
  • Fixed problem of starting MDA during live mode
  • Upgraded java to latest version -- 1.6.0_31

Micro-Manager 1.4.8 (March 21, 2012)

Windows 32-bit, 40 MB
Windows 64-bit, 39 MB
Mac OS X (Universal Binary), 47 MB

New in 1.4.8

  • Substantially improved display performance
  • Improved support for color cameras and multiple cameras
  • Improved contrast panels
  • A large number of bug fixes
  • A new Gaussian fitter plugin that lets you fit and track diffraction limited spots
  • Support for a new (beta) device type: Galvos (for phototargeting; currently the Rapp UGA40).
  • New devices, including:
    • Aladdin pump (Kurt Thorn)
    • Lumencor Spectra (Louis Ashford)
    • Micropix Cameras (Ed Simmons)
    • Mightex (Yihui Wu)
    • Motic Cameras
    • MP285 (Sutter Instruments, Mission Bay Imaging)
    • NPointC400 (Mission Bay Imaging)
    • Omicron (Jan-Erik Herche, Ralf Schlotter)
    • VariLC (Rudolf Oldenbourg, MBL)
    • Ximea Cameras (Marian Zajko)

Micro-Manager 1.4.7 (November 17, 2011)

Windows 32-bit, 39 MB
Windows 64-bit, 37 MB
Mac OS X (Universal Binary), 39 MB

New in 1.4.7

  • Support for multiple cameras (see Utilities->Multi-camera adapter)
  • Improved color camera live and snap
  • Many bug fixes to multi-dimensional acquisition
  • Added option to provide custom time intervals in MDA
  • New/Improved device support:
    • OpenCVGrabber (Ed Simmons)
    • New PI GCS adapter (Stephen Rau)
    • Improved Thorlabs DCxxxx (Olf Wohlmann)
    • PCO adapter now supports new CMOS cameras (Franz Reitner)
    • Support for nPoint stages (Mission Bay Imaging)
    • XCite LED (Mission Bay Imaging)
    • Thorlabs piezo stage (Nenad Amodaj)
    • Updated ABS Camera (now also 64-bit, Heiko Baumann)
    • ASI CRISP support, including plugin (Nico Stuurman)

Micro-Manager 1.4.6 (September 2, 2011)

Windows 32-bit, 17 MB
Windows 64-bit, 35 MB
Mac OS X (Universal Binary), 39 MB

New in 1.4.6

  • Hardware triggering integrated with Multi-Dimensional Acquisition
  • New device support:
    • Scientifica stages (Mathew Player)
    • Andor3 (supports new Neos camera)
    • CARV II spinning disk confocal
    • MCU28 (Zeiss CAN XY stage - Nenad Amodaj)
  • Pluggable display API (ImageCacheListener)
  • Split View Plugin restored to 1.4
  • Clojure Editor Plugin
  • Fixes to ZeissCAN29
  • Changes in Hardware Configuration Wizard

Micro-Manager 1.4.5 (June 13, 2011)

Windows 32-bit, 17 MB
Windows 64-bit, 35 MB
Mac OS X (Universal Binary), 31 MB

Micro-Manager 1.4.4 BETA (April 7, 2011)

Windows 32-bit, 17 MB
Windows 64-bit, 34 MB
Mac OS X (Universal Binary), 31 MB

New in 1.4.4

  • Thorlabs BD102 stage (Nenad Amodaj)
  • Well plate plugin (Big.jar, Karl Bellve)
  • New libusb drivers for K8055
  • Script interface to add runnables in acquisition engine
  • SimpleCam module with GPhoto support
  • Enhanced Contrast Panels (ignore outliers)
  • Saving and display on separate threads
  • Leica AFC (Hardware Autofocus) (mostly working)
  • Numerous bug fixes

Micro-Manager 1.4.2 BETA (March 2, 2011)

Windows 32-bit, 17 MB
Windows 64-bit, 34 MB
Mac OS X (Universal Binary), 31 MB

Micro-Manager 1.4.0 BETA (February 28, 2011)

- Windows 32-bit, 17 MB
- Windows 64-bit, 34 MB
- Mac OS X (Universal Binary), 31 MB

Micro-Manager 1.3

Micro-Manager 1.3.49 (June 13, 2011)

- 32 bit Windows XP, Windows 7, 14 MB
- Mac OS X (Universal Binary), 34 MB
- Debian/Ubuntu Linux

New in 1.3.49 (a minor update):

  • Bug fixes in:
    • The Imaging Source Camera
    • Sutter DG4 filter wheel
    • PCO Camera
    • ABS Camera
  • Thorlabs BBD102 xy stage

- Previous releases

Micro-Manager 1.3.48 (March 2, 2011)

- 32 bit Windows XP, Windows 7, 13 MB
- Mac OS X (Universal Binary), 34 MB
- Debian/Ubuntu Linux

  • New devices:
    • No Name Laser Combiner
    • XCiteExacte Fluorescence Microscopy Illumination system - thanks to Mission Bay Imaging
    • Meiji Techno EMZ focus stage - thanks to Koen De Vleeschauwer
    • Tethered Camera adapter for Canon and Nikon cameras - thanks to Koen De Vleeschauwer
      (uses DSLRRemote, NKRemote, or PSRemote libraries)
    • GigECamera - thanks to David Marshburn
    • Coherent Sapphire Laser
  • Device Adapter bug fixes and improvements
    • Princeton Instruments camera
      • correct handling of output ports
    • Spot Camera
      • unified code should be running on Windows and OS X
    • Sutter Lambda
      • some patches for various communication glitches on Lambda 10-2 and Lamdba SC
    • DemoCamera and others
      • cleanup of superfluous references to boost libraries.
    • Andor Camera
      • support for iXon features such as: count convert, optacquire, various filters
      • support for isolated crop mode
      • fix bug in binning
    • SimpleAutofocus
      • fix a problem where the adapter would crash if selected as a 'synchronized' device.
      • performance improvement in median filter algorithm
      • fix a compile problem only appearing on Linux g++
    • NikonTI
      • more patches
    • DTOpenLayer
      • improve handling of voltage ranges
    • Yokogawa CSUX
      • ensure CSUX hub supports the brightfield port before creating bright field property
    • Scion
      • revert to adapter from about February 2010
    • PCO Camera
      • add OnEMLeftROI property
      • add skip frame support
  • Bug fixes in core & acquisition:
    • TileCreatorDlg.java
      • correct numbering of columns
      • only add Z to meta data if it's in use,
      • write column and row into metadata.
    • MMAcquisitionEngineMT.java - fix a problem where Autofocus was not restored after the acquisition
    • MMCore.cpp - fix a problem where one mis-communicating device prevents user from correcting the hardware configuration.


Micro-Manager 1.3.47 (November 1, 2010)

- Windows XP, 13 MB
- Mac OS X (Universal Binary), 34 MB
- Debian/Ubuntu Linux

  • New devices:
    • Agilent Laser Combiner
    • Lumen Dynamics (Exfo) X-Cite 120PC
    • Olympus MT20 (Michael Mitchell, EMBL)
    • Pololu Maestro Servo Controller
  • Several bug fixes and improvements in device code:
    • Andor camera
    • Leica camera
    • Mad City Labs motion controller
    • NikonTI microscope
    • Olympus microscope
    • PCO camera
    • Photometrics camera
    • QImaging camera
    • Scion camera
    • Serial adapter
    • Spot camera
    • SutterLambda controller
    • TheImagingSource camera
  • Bug fixes in the user interface:
    • Contrast Panel
    • Multi-dimensional acquision
    • Slide Explorer Plugin

Version 1.3 of Micro-Manager has stabilized: further changes to 1.3 will be limited to bug fixes.
New features in Micro-Manager will be introduced in version 1.4.

Micro-Manager 1.3.43 (December 23, 2009)

- Windows XP, 9 MB
- Mac OS X(Universal Binary), 34 MB

  • Newly supported devices
    • SLM/Projector support
    • Andor Laser Combiner (not yet tested!)
    • Prior NanoScanZ
  • Improved Device Support
    • Nikon Eclipse Ti microscope now works with latest driver 2.0.2 from Nikon
    • Nikon Eclipse Ti microscope: user can now select Speed and Tolerance of stage axes
    • Nikon IntensiLight Neutral Density filters
    • DemoCam now supports color image generation
    • Update to Photometrics / Roper Scientific libraries (thanks to Photometrics)
    • Fix image freezing problem seen with Hamamatsu cameras
    • Improved Support for QImaging QCam (thanks to Jeff Kuhn)
    • Improved Support for Apogee Cameras (thanks to Bob Dougherty)
    • Zeiss Definite Focus improvements
  • Configuration & GUI & Log Level
    • Improved Plugin Mechanism
    • More informative error messages, better exception handling
    • Device Properties will now be nicely sorted in drop downs
    • Fixed a problem with saving current configuration when specifying a file name
    • Image Gamma slider control
    • Improved stability of Live Mode
    • Multi-D acquisition: Added per-channel skip Z-stack option
  • Build Projects & Procedures
    • OS X packages are now Universal (PPC, x86, x64) and can be run as 64-bit applications
    • The Windows Project files now use relative paths
    • Software is built daily for both Windows and OS X
    • Boost libraries are now used for logging, Posix time, and Thread ID functions

Previous releases

Micro-Manager 1.3.41 beta, (October 12, 2009)

- Windows XP, 9 MB
- Mac OS X(Intel), 18 MB

  • New supported devices
    • Scion cameras (Douglas Remsberg, Scion)
    • Diagnostic SPOT cameras (Windows, Mac)
    • TWAIN cameras (operational on Leica cameras)
    • Leica DM6000 microscope
    • Thorlabs DCxxxx LED controllers
    • Thorlabs Filterwheel
    • Coherent Cube
    • Neos AOTF
  • A new python wrapper for the Micro-Manager core
  • Fixes to keyboard shortcuts
  • Live display of average and standard deviation of images
  • Re-orderable positions lists
  • Many fixed bugs

Micro-Manager 1.3.40 beta, (July 21, 2009)

- Windows XP, 8 MB
- Mac OS X(Intel), 17 MB
- Mac OS X(PPC), 16MB)

  • Major upgrade to autofocus system
    • New integrated user interface for hardware and image-based autofocus
    • Support for Nikon Perfect Focus, Zeiss Definite Focus, Olympus ZDC, ASI CRIFF
    • Image-based autofocus plugins
    • New API to write your own autofocusing algorithm in Java or C++
  • Zeiss Colibri illuminator
  • Olympus BX61 support (by Shalin Mehta, National University of Singapore)
  • Andor linux patches (by Karl Bellve, UMass)
  • Thorlabs SC10
  • Improvements to configuration editing
  • Re-vamped gui for Multi-Dimensional Acquisition
  • Mouse-scroll-wheel works in scripting panel
  • NikonTI TIRF attachment support
  • Leica DMR microscope support

Micro-Manager 1.3.39 beta, (May 15, 2009)

- Windows XP, 8 MB
- Mac OS X(Intel), 16 MB

  • Fixed build bugs
  • Drag stage with hand tool
  • New Mad City Stage versions
  • Improved registration dialog
  • Float property value bug fixed
  • Position list made editable
  • Andor camera freezing snap bug fixed
  • MF Shutter issues fixed

Micro-Manager 1.3.38 beta, (April 29, 2009)

- Windows XP, 8 MB
- Mac OS X(Intel), 16 MB
- Debian package (maintained by Johan Henriksson)

  • New image-based autofocus (Contribued by 100x Imaging)
  • Extensive fixes to various PVCAM adapter bugs
  • Linux patches by Johan Henriksson and Karl Bellve
  • Improved code logging
  • Andor properties problem fixed
  • Image5D to hyperstack conversion improved
  • Adapters for NI, PI, and Thorlabs by Brian Ashcroft
  • Core API changes for multiple cameras

Micro-Manager 1.3.37 beta, (April 9, 2009)

- Windows XP, 8 MB
- Mac OS X(Intel), 16 MB

  • Fixed mouse moving the stage in live mode
  • Physical ROI now visible in Image5D Snap
  • Multi-D Acquisition settings a restored after a Multi-D run
  • Fixed z-offset problem with Multi-D Acq
  • Beanshell scripts for unit testing of device adapters
  • Fixed sensicam binning problem (Franz)
  • Metadata viewer now saves contrast and colors
  • Image5D window now acquires a name when saved
  • Improved Multi-D Acquisition gui logic

Micro-Manager 1.3.36 beta, (April 3, 2009)

- Windows XP, 8 MB
- Mac OS X(Intel), 16 MB

  • Olympus focusing (z stage) bug fixed
  • QCam Mac live mode hanging bug fixed
  • Fixed memory leaks in Multi-D Acquisition
  • Pixel size calibration fixed to propagate from Multi-D Acquisition
  • Quantix Photometrics Error 22 bug corrected
  • Introduced new global script methods: doc(), inspect(), update()
  • ASI Well Plate Transfer Robot adapter added
  • Internationalization bug fix
  • Histogram scaling restored

Micro-Manager 1.3.34 beta, (March 18, 2009)

- Windows XP, 5.4 MB

  • PrecisExcite bug fix

Micro-Manager 1.3.33 beta, (March 16, 2009)

- Windows XP, 5.4 MB
- Mac OS X(Intel), 14.9 MB

  • PrecisExcite adapter
  • Made OS X 10.4 compatible again

Micro-Manager 1.3.32 beta, (March 13, 2009)

- Mac OS X(Intel), 14.9 MB

Micro-Manager 1.3.31 beta, (March 11, 2009)

- Windows XP, 5.4 MB
- Mac OS X(PPC), 26 MB

Micro-Manager 1.3.30 beta, (March 4, 2009)

- Windows XP, 5.4 MB
- Mac OS X(Intel), 14.9 MB

Bugs are seen in some PVCAM cameras in this release:

  • Auto shutter fails to stay open during exposure
  • Burst mode sometimes stops unexpectedly

Bug fixes in this release:

  • Andor adapter: fixes to make Luca R work
  • PCO adapter: fixed bug in binning (Franz)
  • Olympus adapter: various bug fixes
  • Leica: added control for Halogen Lamp (Prashanth, 100xImaging)
  • PVCAM: various bug fixes (various authors)

Micro-Manager 1.3.24 beta, (February 24, 2009)

- Mac OS X(Intel), 14.9 MB

  • Corrected driver complement

Micro-Manager 1.3.23 beta, (February 17, 2009)

- Windows XP, 5.4 MB

Micro-Manager 1.3.22 beta, (February 13, 2009)

- Mac OS X(Intel), 14.1 MB (Missing drivers; do not use!)
- Mac OS X(PPC), 26 MB


This new release includes:

  • Faster live mode (using camera sequence mode, in collaboration with 100XImaging)
  • New Micro-Manager plugin mechanism (provided by 100XImaging)
  • Keratocyte Tracker plugin (provided by 100XImaging)
  • New "Acquire" button collects series of still images with metadata
  • Keyboard commands to move stages
  • New autofocussing mechanism (provided by 100XImaging)
  • Improved Script Panel (new interactive Beanshell interpreter)
  • Extensions to the scripting interface
  • Many minor bugfixes in all parts of the application
  • New Devices:
  • Device updates:
    • Andor added external triggers and updated support for new cameras
    • Nikon TE2000 added filter wheel (100X Imaging)
    • Moved DAZStage, DAShutter and MultiShutter into adapter Utilities
    • Added StateDeviceShutter (in Utilities) that enables using a filter wheel as a shutter

Even earlier releases

Micro-Manager 1.2 Windows (Very Old!) | Micro-Manager 1.2 Mac (Very Old!)

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