ICS (Image Cytometry Standard)¶
Extensions: .ics, .ids
Developer: P. Dean et al.
Officially Supported Versions: 1.0, 2.0
Reader: ICSReader (Source Code, Supported Metadata Fields)
Writer: ICSWriter (Source Code)
Freely Available Software:
We currently have:
numerous ICS datasets
ICS version 1.0 datasets have two files - an .ics file that contains all of the metadata in plain-text format, and an .ids file that contains all of the pixel data.
ICS version 2.0 datasets are a single .ics file that contains both pixels and metadata.
Commercial applications that can support ICS include: