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Table 1 Commercial software tools for image acquisition, processing, and analysis

From: Light microscopy applications in systems biology: opportunities and challenges

Product name Supplier 3D rendering Movie generation Deconvolution Multi-core Editing Tracking of objects Segmentation Large datasets High-throughput Mesh generation MacOS X Linux/Unix Windows 32 bits Windows 64 bits Data management Web-based access Extendable Main purpose Link
Able Image Analyser Mu Labs No No No No Yes No Yes No No No No No Yes Yes No No No Analysis http://able.mulabs.com/index.html
Acapella PerkinElmer No Yes No Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes No No Yes Yes Yes No No Yes Analysis http://www.perkinelmer.com/pages/020/cellularimaging/products/acapella.xhtml
AcuityXpress Molecular Devices No No No No No No Yes Yes Yes No No No Yes Yes Yes No No Storage/Analysis http://www.moleculardevices.com/Products/Software/High-Content-Analysis/AcuityXpress.html
Amira Vsg Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No Yes Analysis http://www.vsg3d.com/amira/overview
Aphelion Dev ADCIS No Yes No No Yes Yes Yes No No No No No Yes Yes No No Yes Analysis http://www.adcis.net/en/Products/Aphelion-Dev-4.x/Overview.html
AutoQuant MediaCybernetics Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No No No No Yes Yes No No No Processing http://www.mediacy.com/index.aspx?page=AutoQuant
AxioVision for Biology Zeiss Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes No No No No No No No Yes No No Acquisition/Analysis http://microscopy.zeiss.com/microscopy/en_de/products/microscope-software/axiovision-for-biology.html
Clemex Vision PE CLEMEX Yes No No No Yes No Yes No No No No No Yes Yes No No Yes Acquisition http://www.clemex.com/en/Products/Multipurpose-Image-Analysis/Clemex-Vision-PE/Description
Columbus PerkinElmer No No No Yes No No Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Storage/Analysis http://www.perkinelmer.com/pages/020/cellularimaging/products/columbus.xhtml
Developer XD Definiens Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes No No No Yes Yes No No No Analysis http://developer.definiens.com/overview.html
Digimizer MedCalc Software No No No No Yes No Yes No No No No No Yes Yes No No No Analysis http://www.digimizer.com/
eCELLence Glance No No No No No No Yes No No No No No Yes No No No No Cell Counting http://www.gvt.it/ecellence
GSA Image Analyser GSA No No No No Yes No Yes No No No No No Yes Yes No No No Analysis http://image.analyser.gsa-online.de/
Huygens Software SVI Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes No No Yes Processing http://www.svi.nl/HuygensSoftware
Image-Pro Premier MediaCybernetics Yes Yes No No Yes Yes Yes No No No No No Yes Yes No No No Analysis http://www.mediacy.com/index.aspx?page=IP_Premier
imageWarp A&B Software No Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No No No Yes Yes No No Yes Analysis http://www.imagewarp.com/index.html
Imago MayaChitra No Yes No No No No Yes Yes No No No No Yes Yes Yes No No Analysis http://mayachitra.com/imago/index.html
Imaris Bitplane Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No Yes No Yes Yes No No Yes Analysis http://www.bitplane.com
IN Cell Investigator GE Healthcare No Yes No No Yes Yes Yes No No No No No Yes Yes No No Yes Analysis http://www.biacore.com/high-content-analysis/product-range/Overview/IN_Cell_Investigator/product_information/index.html
IN Cell Miner HCM GE Healthcare No No No No No No Yes Yes Yes No No No Yes Yes Yes No No Storage http://www.biacore.com/high-content-analysis/product-range/Overview/IN_Cell_Investigator/data_management/index.html
iSolution DT i-Solution Yes Yes No No Yes Yes Yes No No No No No Yes Yes No No No Analysis http://www.imt-digital.com/english/html/productsIMT.php
LAS Image Analysis Leica No Yes No No Yes No Yes No No No No No Yes Yes No No No 2D Analysis http://www.leica-microsystems.com/products/microscope-imaging-software/life-sciences/las-easy-and-efficient/details/product/leica-las-image-analysis/
MetaMorph Molecular Devices Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No No No Yes Yes No No Yes Acquisition/Analysis http://www.moleculardevices.com/products/software/meta-imaging-series/metamorph.html
Pax-it! MIS No Yes No No Yes No Yes No No No No No Yes Yes Yes No No Storage/Analysis http://www.paxit.com/paxit.asp
SlideBook 3i Yes Yes No No Yes Yes Yes No No No No No Yes Yes No No No Analysis https://www.slidebook.com/
softWoRx Suite Applied Precision Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No No No Yes Yes Yes No No Visualization http://www.api.com/softworx-suite.asp
Stream Olympus Yes Yes No No Yes No Yes No No No No No Yes Yes Yes No No Storage/Analysis http://www.olympus-ims.com/en/microscope/stream/
Volocity 3D PerkinElmer Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No Yes No Yes Yes No No No Analysis http://www.perkinelmer.com/pages/020/cellularimaging/products/volocity.xhtml
ZEN 2011 Zeiss Yes No Yes No No No No No No No No No Yes Yes No No Yes Acquisition/Analysis http://microscopy.zeiss.com/microscopy/en_de/products/microscope-software/zen-2011.html