Bioformats is a java library maintained by the Open Microscopy Environment community. It is a great library capable of reading many different image file formats from the various vendors and software providers.
The libBlitzBioformats package developed by SyBIT (Mario Emmenlauer and Emanuel Schmid) properly wraps the java classes, takes care of the memory copying of the large matrices and arrays, assures performance and proper memory management in C+. The blitz+ package is used for the matrix objects, hence the name.
- Developed at Unibas - Universität Basel