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What whole slide image formats are supported?
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Information in this article applies to:

  • uScope Navigator V4.3 and Later

Article ID: NSC1186 — Created: 26 Apr 2018 — Reviewed: 27 Apr 2018

Question

What whole slide image file formats can the uScope Navigator Application create for my scanned slides?

Answer

Three different file formats may be created for whole slide images.

  • Deep Zoom
  • Tiled TIFF (SVS)
  • Easy Zoom (SZI)

Creating a Whole Slide ImageTo create a whole slide image...

  1. Click the Create Deep Zoom button from the Job Explorer or from the uScope Control Panel after scanning a region of interest.
  2. On the Create Deep Zoom dialog, under Output Format(s), select one or more of the following:
    • Deep Zoom,
    • Tiled TIF (SVS),
    • EasyZoom (SZI).
  3. Click the Create Deep Zoom button to begin creating the tiled TIFF image.

To set default options for the whole slide image...

  1. Setting Whole Slide Image Output OptionsSelect the Program Settings — Deep Zoom Options tab from the Program Settings dialog.
  2. Under Output Format(s), select one or more of the following:
    • Deep Zoom,
    • Tiled TIF (SVS),
    • EasyZoom (SZI).
  3. Select Save and Exit to make your changes permanent.

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