source: trunk/loci/formats/whats-new.txt @ 2395

Revision 2395, 5.0 KB checked in by curtis, 13 years ago (diff)

Add background series preview thumbnail loader to what's new list.

12007 Mar 7:
2* Added support for Micro-Manager file format
3* Fixed several bugs - Leica LIF, Leica LEI, ICS, ND2, and others
4* Enhanced metadata support for several formats
5* Load series preview thumbnails in the background
6* Better implementation of openBytes(String, int, byte[]) for most readers
7* Expanded unit testing framework
92007 Feb 28:
10* Better series preview thumbnails
11* Fixed bugs with multi-channel Leica LEI
12* Fixed bugs with "ignore color tables" option in ImageJ plugin
142007 Feb 26:
15* Many bugfixes: Leica LEI, ICS, FV1000 OIB, OME-XML and others
16* Better metadata parsing for BioRad PIC files
17* Enhanced API for calculating channel minimum and maximum values
18* Expanded MetadataStore API to include more semantic types
19* Added thumbnails to series chooser in ImageJ plugin
20* Fixed plugins that upload and download from an OME server
222007 Feb 7:
23* Added plugin for downloading images from OME server
24* Improved HTTP import functionality
25* Added metadata filtering -- unreadable metadata is no longer shown
26* Better metadata table for multi-series datasets
27* Added support for calibration information in Gatan DM3
28* Eliminated need to install JAI Image I/O Tools to read ND2 files
29* Fixed ZVI bugs: metadata truncation, and other problems
30* Fixed bugs in Leica LIF: incorrect calibration, first series labeling
31* Fixed memory bug in Zeiss LSM
32* Many bugfixes: PerkinElmer, Deltavision, Leica LEI, LSM, ND2, and others
33* IFormatReader.close(boolean) method to close files temporarily
34* Replaced Compression utility class with extensible Compressor interface
35* Improved testing framework to use .bioformats configuration files
372007 Jan 5:
38* Added support for Prairie TIFF
39* Fixed bugs in Zeiss LSM, OIB, OIF, and ND2
40* Improved API for writing files
41* Added feature to read files over HTTP
42* Fixed bugs in automated testing framework
43* Miscellaneous bugfixes
452006 Dec 22:
46* Expanded ImageJ plugin to optionally use Image5D or View5D
47* Improved support for ND2 and JPEG-2000 files
48* Added automated testing framework
49* Fixed bugs in Zeiss ZVI reader
50* Miscellaneous bugfixes
522006 Nov 30:
53* Added support for ND2/JPEG-2000
54* Added support for MRC
55* Added support for MNG
56* Improved support for floating-point images
57* Fixed problem with 2-channel Leica LIF data
58* Minor tweaks and bugfixes in many readers
59* Improved file stitching logic
60* Allow ImageJ plugin to be called from a macro
622006 Nov 2:
63* Bugfixes and improvements for Leica LIF, Zeiss LSM, OIF and OIB
64* Colorize channels when they are split into separate windows
65* Fixed a bug with 4-channel datasets
672006 Oct 31:
68* Added support for Imaris 5 files
69* Added support for RGB ICS images
712006 Oct 30:
72* Added support for tiled TIFFs
73* Fixed bugs in ICS reader
74* Fixed importer plugin deadlock on some systems
762006 Oct 27:
77* Multi-series support for Slidebook
78* Added support for Alicona AL3D
79* Fixed plane ordering issue with FV1000 OIB
80* Enhanced dimension detection in FV1000 OIF
81* Added preliminary support for reading NEF images
82* Added option to ignore color tables
83* Fixed ImageJ GUI problems
84* Fixed spatial calibration problem in ImageJ
85* Fixed some lingering bugs in Zeiss ZVI support
86* Fixed bugs in OME-XML reader
87* Tweaked ICS floating-point logic
88* Fixed memory leaks in all readers
89* Better file stitching logic
912006 Oct 6:
92* Support for 3i SlideBook format (single series only for now)
93* Support for 16-bit RGB palette TIFF
94* Fixed bug preventing import of certain Metamorph STK files
95* Fixed some bugs in PerkinElmer UltraView support
96* Fixed some bugs in Leica LEI support
97* Fixed a bug in Zeiss ZVI support
98* Fixed bugs in Zeiss LSM support
99* Fixed a bug causing slow identification of Leica datasets
100* Fixed bugs in the channel merging logic
101* Fixed memory leak for OIB format
102* Better scaling of 48-bit RGB data to 24-bit RGB
103* Fixed duplicate channels bug in "open each channel in a separate window"
104* Fixed a bug preventing PICT import into ImageJ
105* Better integration with HandleExtraFileTypes
106* Better virtual stack support in Data Browser plugin
107* Fixed bug in native QuickTime random access
108* Keep aspect ratio for computed thumbnails
109* Much faster file stitching logic
1112006 Sep 27:
112* PerkinElmer: support for PE UltraView
113* Openlab LIFF: support for Openlab v5
114* Leica LEI: bugfixes, and support for multiple series
115* ZVI, OIB, IPW: more robust handling of these formats (eliminated
116  custom OLE parsing logic in favor of Apache POI)
117* OIB: better metadata parsing (but maybe still not perfect?)
118* LSM: fixed a bug preventing import of certain LSMs
119* Metamorph STK: fixed a bug resulting in duplicate image planes
120* User interface: use of system look & feel for file chooser dialog
121  when available
122* Better notification when JAR libraries are missing
1242006 Sep 6:
125* Leica LIF: multiple distinct image series within a single file
126* Zeiss ZVI: fixes and improvements contributed by Michel Boudinot
127* Zeiss LSM: fixed bugs preventing the import of certain LSM files
128* TIFF: fixed a bug preventing import of TIFFs created with Bio-Rad software
1302006 Mar 31:
131* First release
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