The CLI is currently untested on Windows but may be supported in the future.
Since OMERO 5.6, only Python 3 is supported. We assume that you have already installed Python 3.6.
We recommend installing client library
omero-py and the CLI plugins
in a Python virtual environment.
You can create one using either
If you opt for Conda, you will need
to install it first, see miniconda for more details.
omero-py using conda (preferred):
conda create -n myenv -c ome python=3.6 zeroc-ice36-python omero-py conda activate myenv
omero-py using venv:
python3.6 -m venv myenv . myenv/bin/activate pip install omero-py
omero command is now available in the terminal where the environment has been activated:
The CLI installed in this way provides all functionalities except the
import functionality requires to have a supported version of Java e.g. Java 11 and Ice 3.6.5 installed. It also requires JARs in the OMERO.server
package to be available under the
To install Java and Ice, go to OMERO.server installation and select the walkthrough corresponding to your OS.
To make the JARs available, you need to:
download the OMERO.server zip from the Downloads page
unzip the zip file
$OMERODIRto the unzipped directory:
import functionality is now available:
omero import /path/to/image.tiff