NDPI support

Benjamin Gilbert bgilbert at cs.cmu.edu
Tue Jul 17 16:38:07 EDT 2012

On 07/17/2012 11:19 AM, Yves Sucaet wrote:
> We're doing this already for MRXS. Since we're using OpenSlide,
> shouldn't the program also work w/ hamamatsu files?

OpenSlide currently supports Hamamatsu VMS and VMU but not NDPI.

Whenever an NDPI slide has more than 65535 pixels on a side, the slide 
file contains JPEG images with invalid headers.  Unsurprisingly, JPEG 
decoding libraries will not open such an image without some additional 
preprocessing.  This is what causes the Bio-Formats reader to fail:


--Benjamin Gilbert

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