NIH Image question
wayne at helix.nih.gov
Mon Jul 12 10:26:52 EST 1993
In article <bio1.270.0 at navi.up.ac.za>, bio1 at navi.up.ac.za (Fourie Joubert)
> I'm thinking of putting together a Mac system for gel analysis using NIH
> Image. Can NIH Image read TIFF or similar files created on a PC scanner?
NIH Image can read 8-bit uncompressed TIFF files created on little-endian
DOS/Windows machines. Image 1.50(now in beta) adds the ability to import
16-bit TIFF files.
> If not, is there a relatively cheap card available for connecting a Mac to
> our lab video camera?
The least expensive frame grabber directly supported by NIH Image is
the Scion LG-3, which has a list price of $895. Scion's phone number is
301-695-7870. The Image 1.50 beta can acquire images from any Mac
frame grabber or scanner that has a Photoshop plug-in.
The current version of NIH Image(1.49), as well as the 1.50 beta, are
available by anonymous FTP from zippy.nimh.nih.gov[126.96.36.199],
in the /pub/image directory.
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