DV Loader

Applied Precision Deltavision DV file format loader macro for ImageJ

 

Author:

K. Miura, EMBL Heidelberg, Germany

Date:

2005/05/13: first version
2005/05/27: added second method which opens (most) user-stopped sequences
                 needs ImageJ 1.34j
                 also loads multi-channel files
2005/07/12: depends only on headerlength primer; 4bytes (32bit signed integer)
2005/07/13: .r3d loader (Big endian)

Source:

DVreader.txt

Installation:

Download the file DVreader.txt (e.g. click with right mouse button and select ‘save target link as’) to the macro folder of ImageJ and install it:

    ImageJ Menu...Plugins...Macros...Install... choose the downloaded file.

Description:

This macro enables ImageJ to load dv-files of API Deltavision systems.

Usage:

to load .dv files:

  • Run the macro by pressing “F1” (this shortcut is set automatically) or by ImageJ Menu...Plugins...Macros...Import.dv
  • Choose the .dv file you want to open.

to load .r3d files:

  • Run the macro by pressing “F2” (this shortcut is set automatically) or by ImageJ Menu...Plugins...Macros...Import.r3d
  • Choose the .r3d file you want to open.

Multichannel sequences are opened in a single stack (Ch1, Ch2, ChX alternating). If neccessary the Plugin “DeInterleave” (included in the WCIF ImageJ bundle plugins-> Stack Shuffling)

There is also a DV Opener plugin for ImageJ.

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