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R interface to Bio-Formats

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An R package which interfaces the OME Bio-Formats Java library to allow reading of proprietary microscopy image data and metadata.

Author: Andrzej Oleś [aut, cre] , John Lee [ctb]

Maintainer: Andrzej Oleś <andrzej.oles at gmail.com>

Citation (from within R, enter citation("RBioFormats")):


To install this package, start R (version "4.3") and enter:

if (!require("BiocManager", quietly = TRUE))


For older versions of R, please refer to the appropriate Bioconductor release.


To view documentation for the version of this package installed in your system, start R and enter:

RBioFormats: an R interface to the Bio-Formats library HTML R Script
Reference Manual PDF


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Version 1.2.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 3.17 (R-4.3) (1 year)
License GPL-3
Imports EBImage, methods, rJava (>= 0.9-6), S4Vectors, stats
System Requirements Java (>= 1.7)
URL https://github.com/aoles/RBioFormats
Bug Reports https://github.com/aoles/RBioFormats/issues
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Source Package RBioFormats_1.2.0.tar.gz
Windows Binary RBioFormats_1.2.0.zip
macOS Binary (x86_64) RBioFormats_1.2.0.tgz
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Source Repository (Developer Access) git clone git@git.bioconductor.org:packages/RBioFormats
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