Release of Bio-Formats 6.5.1

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Release of Bio-Formats 6.5.1

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Dear all,

Today we are releasing Bio-Formats 6.5.1 which included the following changes:

File format fixes and improvements:

* Aperio SVS / Aperio AFI
   - fixed a Null Pointer Exception when exposure time is not defined

* Big Data Viewer
   - corrected series indexes for non flattened multi resolution images

* Cellomics
   - physical sizes are now set for all series rather than just the first

* Imspector OBF
   - file format version and stack version are now recorded as part of global metadata

* MetaMorph
   - improved wavelength parsing using Metamorph XML or original metadata

* Mikroscan TIFF
   - stricter format recognition now used to prevent erroneous use of the reader

* Ventana BIF
   - added support for LEFT overlap direction (thanks to Joan Gibert)

* Zeiss CZI
   - fixed a bug to ensure Channel Illumination Type is not overridden by display settings

Documentation improvements:

* added link from OME-TIFF page to commercial partners page
* updated links for Biplane to now use Oxford Instruments
* fixed a number of broken hyperlinks in documentation

Component updates:

* jxrlib was upgraded to 0.2.4

Bio-Formats improvements:

* fixed a bug in bfconvert for multi-series files with varying image sizes
* removed the logging OMERO IDs passed to FormatReader and ImageReader

Full details can be found at

The software is available at:
and will shortly be available from the Java-8 update site for Fiji users.

Any problems or comments, please use the forum<>

The OME Team

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