Help regarding Open slide platform

Dr Spoorthi BR drspoorti at
Tue Oct 7 06:18:54 EDT 2014

Hi all open slide users.
I am unable to download and install open slide on to my windows PC. please can anyone send me a link to download the installation files. i am using 32 bit windows 7 OS. i tried it on open slide .org website, but i couldn’t find any exe file.please help.
Spoorthi Ravi
On 03-Sep-2014, at 10:34 am, Dr Spoorthi BR <drspoorti at> wrote:

> Hi Mr Benjamin
> Thanks a lot for your suggestions. I will definitely give it a try. 
> Dr Spoorthi  BR
> On 03-Sep-2014, at 8:45 am, Benjamin Gilbert <bgilbert at> wrote:
>> On 09/02/2014 05:55 AM, Dr Spoorthi BR wrote:
>>> 1. First of all, we do not have any dedicated slide scanners to
>>> obtain  digital slides. But out of my interest in imaging and its formats i
>>> tried using Image editing software like adobe Photoshop to merge
>>> different photomicrographs captured to create seamless digital image of
>>> entire tissue section.
>>> 2. Once created i can save it as either Zoomify format (Zoomable web
>>> based file) or simple TIFF format.
>>> 3. But i tried opening it in Open slide, but in vain.
>>> is there any chance of opening these formats in Open slide?
>> Hi Dr. Ravi,
>> If Photoshop can save your image as tiled TIFF or pyramidal tiled TIFF, you should be able to read it with OpenSlide.  If it cannot, you can convert your TIFF file to pyramidal tiled TIFF using VIPS (with "vips tiffsave") or ImageMagick.
>> --Benjamin Gilbert

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