There is a possibility to add extra functionality to the Viewer n5. Plug-ins distributed here are self installable, automatically identifying Viewer installation folder, if it was properly installed. It's possible to develop your own custom plug-ins using the SDK with examples. Programming languages supported by the SDK are: Visual C++ 6 to 2008, Borland Delphi and C++ Builder. Attention, Plug-ins based on SDK version 2.X are not supported in Viewer n5.

See also: [ Filter Plug-Ins | Scripts | SDK | Sources ]

Format Plug-Ins

eXTenDed formats (included in standard distribution)

This plug-in adds extended functionality for JPEG and TIFF formats, providing image and meta-data support for TIFF variations such as: PSIA, Fluoview, Metamorph Stack.
Also adds support for: JPEG-2000, PNG and Bio-Rad Pic.
Includes Lossless JPEG operations and increases overall reading/writing speed for this formats.
This plug-in is based on libtiff, libgeotiff, libjasper, libgeojasper, libjpeg, libpng code.

» imgview5_xformats.exe  [456 KB]

Digital Cameras RAW formats (included in standard distribution)

This plug-in adds extended functionality to support native digital cameras RAW formats for: Canon, Kodak, Minolta, Nikon, Olympus, Pentax, Fuji, Rollei, Sony and Sigma. This plug-in is based on DCRAW code.

» imgview5_dcraw.exe  [258 KB]

Video formats (included only in full distribution)

This plug-in adds extended functionality to support video files, such as: AVI, WMV, QuickTime, Flash, MPEG 1/2/4, DV, Matroska, Motion JPEG, Motion JPEG-2000, OGG. This plug-in is based on FFMPEG code.

» imgview5_ffmpeg.exe  [1.9 MB]

ImageMagick formats

This plug-in adds many image formats supported by ImageMagick library. The new version of the plug-in is now self-contained and does not need ImageMagick library to be installed. Just install the plug-in! Note: read/write support for PostScript files requires GhostScript for windows to be installed. You can install it anytime after installing imageMagick plug-in.

» imgview5_magick.exe  [1.3 MB]

Igor Pro Binary File Format v5 (IBW)

This plug-in adds support for Igor Pro Binary files .ibw.

» imgview5_ibw.exe  [87 KB]