The BioImage Suite team (www.bioimagesuite.org) is happy to make
the first release candidate of BioImage Suite 2.5 (2.5 RC1). This
feature complete in terms of what will be the final 2.5 release
later this month. Versions are made available for:
* MS-Windows (2000/XP/VISTA)
* Mac OS X 10.4 (both intel and powerpc)
* Linux 32-bit
* Linux 64-bit
You may download it from http://bioimagesuite.org/download/Instal...
using the same username and password that can be found at http://research.yale.edu/bioimagesuite/f...
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* Mostly complete support for the NIFTI file format -- see
http://nifti.nimh.nih.gov/ for more details on NIFTI.
* More pervasive image objectmap editing (An objectmap is an image
each value represents a different structure). This is now available
in the Surface Editor as before, but also in multi-slice editing
part of the Mosaic Objectmap Editor and Orthogonal Object Map
* A preview of the BioImage Suite fMRI tools (still in beta format,
ported over from the internal version which is based on VTK 4.0 and
* A new animation tool for recording animations and saving them as
a set of
.jpeg or .tif files for creating movies for presentation.
* Integration with FSL v 4.0. (Previously BioImage Suite required
3.1). This needs to be downloaded separately -- see
http://www.fmrib.ox.ac.uk/fsl/ -- and be available in your path.
* Integration with the WFU pick atlas -- you need to download this
http://www.fmri.wfubmc.edu. Install this either in an adjacent directory to
BioImage Suite (e.g. /usr/local or C:\yale) or set the environment
variable WFUATLASDIR to point to the atlas location.
* A Levelset segmentation module with a version of the Chan-Vese
and local modifications.
* A variety of small and large improvements in the underlying
This is essentially a public beta release and we would appreciate
and error reports.
BioImage Suite is supported in part by the National Institutes of
(NIH)/National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering
under grant R01 EB006494.