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12007 Feb 7:
2* Added plugin for downloading images from OME server
3* Improved HTTP import functionality
4* Added metadata filtering -- unreadable metadata is no longer shown
5* Better metadata table for multi-series datasets
6* Added support for calibration information in Gatan DM3
7* Eliminated need to install JAI Image I/O Tools to read ND2 files
8* Fixed ZVI bugs: metadata truncation, and other problems
9* Fixed bugs in Leica LIF: incorrect calibration, first series labeling
10* Fixed memory bug in Zeiss LSM
11* Many bugfixes: PerkinElmer, Deltavision, Leica LEI, LSM, ND2, and others
12* IFormatReader.close(boolean) method to close files temporarily
13* Replaced Compression utility class with extensible Compressor interface
14* Improved testing framework to use .bioformats configuration files
162007 Jan 5:
17* Added support for Prairie TIFF
18* Fixed bugs in Zeiss LSM, OIB, OIF, and ND2
19* Improved API for writing files
20* Added feature to read files over HTTP
21* Fixed bugs in automated testing framework
22* Miscellaneous bugfixes
242006 Dec 22:
25* Expanded ImageJ plugin to optionally use Image5D or View5D
26* Improved support for ND2 and JPEG-2000 files
27* Added automated testing framework
28* Fixed bugs in Zeiss ZVI reader
29* Miscellaneous bugfixes
312006 Nov 30:
32* Added support for ND2/JPEG-2000
33* Added support for MRC
34* Added support for MNG
35* Improved support for floating-point images
36* Fixed problem with 2-channel Leica LIF data
37* Minor tweaks and bugfixes in many readers
38* Improved file stitching logic
39* Allow ImageJ plugin to be called from a macro
412006 Nov 2:
42* Bugfixes and improvements for Leica LIF, Zeiss LSM, OIF and OIB
43* Colorize channels when they are split into separate windows
44* Fixed a bug with 4-channel datasets
462006 Oct 31:
47* Added support for Imaris 5 files
48* Added support for RGB ICS images
502006 Oct 30:
51* Added support for tiled TIFFs
52* Fixed bugs in ICS reader
53* Fixed importer plugin deadlock on some systems
552006 Oct 27:
56* Multi-series support for Slidebook
57* Added support for Alicona AL3D
58* Fixed plane ordering issue with FV1000 OIB
59* Enhanced dimension detection in FV1000 OIF
60* Added preliminary support for reading NEF images
61* Added option to ignore color tables
62* Fixed ImageJ GUI problems
63* Fixed spatial calibration problem in ImageJ
64* Fixed some lingering bugs in Zeiss ZVI support
65* Fixed bugs in OME-XML reader
66* Tweaked ICS floating-point logic
67* Fixed memory leaks in all readers
68* Better file stitching logic
702006 Oct 6:
71* Support for 3i SlideBook format (single series only for now)
72* Support for 16-bit RGB palette TIFF
73* Fixed bug preventing import of certain Metamorph STK files
74* Fixed some bugs in PerkinElmer UltraView support
75* Fixed some bugs in Leica LEI support
76* Fixed a bug in Zeiss ZVI support
77* Fixed bugs in Zeiss LSM support
78* Fixed a bug causing slow identification of Leica datasets
79* Fixed bugs in the channel merging logic
80* Fixed memory leak for OIB format
81* Better scaling of 48-bit RGB data to 24-bit RGB
82* Fixed duplicate channels bug in "open each channel in a separate window"
83* Fixed a bug preventing PICT import into ImageJ
84* Better integration with HandleExtraFileTypes
85* Better virtual stack support in Data Browser plugin
86* Fixed bug in native QuickTime random access
87* Keep aspect ratio for computed thumbnails
88* Much faster file stitching logic
902006 Sep 27:
91* PerkinElmer: support for PE UltraView
92* Openlab LIFF: support for Openlab v5
93* Leica LEI: bugfixes, and support for multiple series
94* ZVI, OIB, IPW: more robust handling of these formats (eliminated
95  custom OLE parsing logic in favor of Apache POI)
96* OIB: better metadata parsing (but maybe still not perfect?)
97* LSM: fixed a bug preventing import of certain LSMs
98* Metamorph STK: fixed a bug resulting in duplicate image planes
99* User interface: use of system look & feel for file chooser dialog
100  when available
101* Better notification when JAR libraries are missing
1032006 Sep 6:
104* Leica LIF: multiple distinct image series within a single file
105* Zeiss ZVI: fixes and improvements contributed by Michel Boudinot
106* Zeiss LSM: fixed bugs preventing the import of certain LSM files
107* TIFF: fixed a bug preventing import of TIFFs created with Bio-Rad software
1092006 Mar 31:
110* First release
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