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12007 Feb 26:
2* Many bugfixes: Leica LEI, ICS, FV1000 OIB, OME-XML and others
3* Better metadata parsing for BioRad PIC files
4* Enhanced API for calculating channel minimum and maximum values
5* Expanded MetadataStore API to include more semantic types
6* Added thumbnails to series chooser in ImageJ plugin
7* Fixed plugins that upload and download from an OME server
8
92007 Feb 7:
10* Added plugin for downloading images from OME server
11* Improved HTTP import functionality
12* Added metadata filtering -- unreadable metadata is no longer shown
13* Better metadata table for multi-series datasets
14* Added support for calibration information in Gatan DM3
15* Eliminated need to install JAI Image I/O Tools to read ND2 files
16* Fixed ZVI bugs: metadata truncation, and other problems
17* Fixed bugs in Leica LIF: incorrect calibration, first series labeling
18* Fixed memory bug in Zeiss LSM
19* Many bugfixes: PerkinElmer, Deltavision, Leica LEI, LSM, ND2, and others
20* IFormatReader.close(boolean) method to close files temporarily
21* Replaced Compression utility class with extensible Compressor interface
22* Improved testing framework to use .bioformats configuration files
23
242007 Jan 5:
25* Added support for Prairie TIFF
26* Fixed bugs in Zeiss LSM, OIB, OIF, and ND2
27* Improved API for writing files
28* Added feature to read files over HTTP
29* Fixed bugs in automated testing framework
30* Miscellaneous bugfixes
31
322006 Dec 22:
33* Expanded ImageJ plugin to optionally use Image5D or View5D
34* Improved support for ND2 and JPEG-2000 files
35* Added automated testing framework
36* Fixed bugs in Zeiss ZVI reader
37* Miscellaneous bugfixes
38
392006 Nov 30:
40* Added support for ND2/JPEG-2000
41* Added support for MRC
42* Added support for MNG
43* Improved support for floating-point images
44* Fixed problem with 2-channel Leica LIF data
45* Minor tweaks and bugfixes in many readers
46* Improved file stitching logic
47* Allow ImageJ plugin to be called from a macro
48
492006 Nov 2:
50* Bugfixes and improvements for Leica LIF, Zeiss LSM, OIF and OIB
51* Colorize channels when they are split into separate windows
52* Fixed a bug with 4-channel datasets
53
542006 Oct 31:
55* Added support for Imaris 5 files
56* Added support for RGB ICS images
57
582006 Oct 30:
59* Added support for tiled TIFFs
60* Fixed bugs in ICS reader
61* Fixed importer plugin deadlock on some systems
62
632006 Oct 27:
64* Multi-series support for Slidebook
65* Added support for Alicona AL3D
66* Fixed plane ordering issue with FV1000 OIB
67* Enhanced dimension detection in FV1000 OIF
68* Added preliminary support for reading NEF images
69* Added option to ignore color tables
70* Fixed ImageJ GUI problems
71* Fixed spatial calibration problem in ImageJ
72* Fixed some lingering bugs in Zeiss ZVI support
73* Fixed bugs in OME-XML reader
74* Tweaked ICS floating-point logic
75* Fixed memory leaks in all readers
76* Better file stitching logic
77
782006 Oct 6:
79* Support for 3i SlideBook format (single series only for now)
80* Support for 16-bit RGB palette TIFF
81* Fixed bug preventing import of certain Metamorph STK files
82* Fixed some bugs in PerkinElmer UltraView support
83* Fixed some bugs in Leica LEI support
84* Fixed a bug in Zeiss ZVI support
85* Fixed bugs in Zeiss LSM support
86* Fixed a bug causing slow identification of Leica datasets
87* Fixed bugs in the channel merging logic
88* Fixed memory leak for OIB format
89* Better scaling of 48-bit RGB data to 24-bit RGB
90* Fixed duplicate channels bug in "open each channel in a separate window"
91* Fixed a bug preventing PICT import into ImageJ
92* Better integration with HandleExtraFileTypes
93* Better virtual stack support in Data Browser plugin
94* Fixed bug in native QuickTime random access
95* Keep aspect ratio for computed thumbnails
96* Much faster file stitching logic
97
982006 Sep 27:
99* PerkinElmer: support for PE UltraView
100* Openlab LIFF: support for Openlab v5
101* Leica LEI: bugfixes, and support for multiple series
102* ZVI, OIB, IPW: more robust handling of these formats (eliminated
103  custom OLE parsing logic in favor of Apache POI)
104* OIB: better metadata parsing (but maybe still not perfect?)
105* LSM: fixed a bug preventing import of certain LSMs
106* Metamorph STK: fixed a bug resulting in duplicate image planes
107* User interface: use of system look & feel for file chooser dialog
108  when available
109* Better notification when JAR libraries are missing
110
1112006 Sep 6:
112* Leica LIF: multiple distinct image series within a single file
113* Zeiss ZVI: fixes and improvements contributed by Michel Boudinot
114* Zeiss LSM: fixed bugs preventing the import of certain LSM files
115* TIFF: fixed a bug preventing import of TIFFs created with Bio-Rad software
116
1172006 Mar 31:
118* First release
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