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fluorender-releaseWe are happy to announce the 2.8 release of FluoRender. For details, check the release notes and download FluoRender at

Release Notes

FluoRender 2.8.0

New Features:

  1. Support of importing several manufacturer-specific confocal formats, including Olympus Image Binary (*.oib), Olympus Original Imaging Format (*.oif), and Zeiss Laser Scanning Microscope (*.lsm).
  2. Variable sample rate for mouse interactions.
  3. Equalization for equalizing uneven brightness of 3D and 4D data. It also enhances details at the same time.
  4. Shadow effects and directional shadows.


  1. Improved user interface. Panels can be hidden or shown with a toolbar button.
  2. Installation packages for FluoRender setup.
  3. FluoRender project files (*.vrp) are associated with the executables if FluoRender is installed with the installation package. Double-clicking the project files will automatically launch FluoRender.
  4. Project files as well as volume datasets can be drag-and-drop to either the FluoRender icon or the main interface to open.