Olympus FluoView FV1000¶
Extensions: .oib, .oif
Officially Supported Versions: 1.0, 2.0
Freely Available Software:
We currently have:
an OIF specification document (v188.8.131.52, from 2008, in PDF)
an FV1000 specification document (v184.108.40.206, from 2004 June 22, in PDF)
older FV1000 specification documents (draft, in DOC and XLS)
many FV1000 datasets
We would like to have:
more OIB datasets (especially 2+ GB files)
more FV1000 version 2 datasets
Please note that while we have specification documents for this format, we are not able to distribute them to third parties.
Bio-Formats uses a modified version of the Apache POI library to read OIB files. OIF stands for “Original Imaging Format”. OIB stands for “Olympus Image Binary”. OIF is a multi-file format that includes an .oif file and a directory of .tif, .roi, .pty, .lut, and .bmp files. OIB is a single file format.
Commercial applications that support this format include: