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Welcome to the Olympus software download center. We have developed screen savers using digital images taken through the microscope from our various collections that are available for free downloading and installation. Also available for download are several Windows utilities that are useful editing digital images.

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Background Subtraction Toolkit Download

The Olympus Microscopy Resource Center MIC-D digital microscope Background Subtraction Toolkit is a stand-alone Java application program designed for the Windows operating system, which can be utilized to produce uniform backgrounds for digital images captured with this unique inverted optical microscope. Use this link to visit the download area for additional information and to download the software to client computers.

Screen Saver Software Downloads

The featured screen savers have been developed for computers utilizing the Windows (95, 98, NT, and 2000) operating system and are available as free downloads to our visitors. We hope you enjoy these screen savers, which are provided at no charge by Olympus America, Inc. and The Florida State University.

Olympus Microscope Screen Saver

Olympus Microscope Screen Saver

This screen saver features 19 microscope images that were modeled and rendered in 3D Studio Max, including the following microscopes: AX70, AX70 with FV500, AX80, BX41, BX45, BX45A, BX51, BX51 opened to show the interior view, BX51 motorized, BX51WI, BX52, BX61 motorized, CX31, CX31 opened to show interior view, CX41, IX71, IX71 opened to show interior view, IX81, and the SZX12. The screen saver software also contains 12 user-configurable display modules that allow an almost infinite number of image display transition motifs.

MIC-D Digital Image Screen Savers

Welcome to the Olympus MIC-D digital microscope screen saver download area. Our software programmers have worked in collaboration with microscopists to develop a series of screen savers using digital images captured with the MIC-D microscope operating in a variety of contrast-enhancing modes. These screen savers have been developed for computers utilizing the Windows (95, 98, NT, 2000, and XP) operating system and are available as free downloads to our visitors. We hope you enjoy these screen savers, which are provided at no charge by Olympus America, Inc. and The Florida State University.

  • MIC-D Digital Microscope Screen Saver

    The Olympus MIC-D digital microscope mixed image screen saver features 25 digital images that were captured using a variety of contrast-enhancing techniques and specimens on the MIC-D Digital Microscope.

  • MIC-D Butterfly Wing Screen Saver

    The Olympus MIC-D digital microscope screen saver features 34 digital images that were captured from 17 different butterfly species using a variety of contrast-enhancing techniques on the MIC-D Digital Microscope.

  • MIC-D Darkfield Illumination Screen Saver

    The Olympus MIC-D darkfield illumination digital microscope screen saver features 25 microscope images that were captured by the MIC-D microscope operating with the illuminator placed at a highly oblique angle.

  • MIC-D Oblique Illumination Screen Saver

    The oblique illumination Olympus MIC-D digital microscope screen saver features 25 images and contains 12 user-configurable display modules that allow an almost infinite number of image display transition motifs.

  • MIC-D Polarized Light Screen Saver

    Utilizing images from a wide variety of organic chemicals, dyes, pharmaceuticals, vitamins, and biochemicals, this Windows (95, 98, NT, 2000, and XP) screen saver is available as a free download to our visitors.

Downloading, Installation, and Configuration Instructions

Downloading MIC-D Screen Savers and Support Software

Downloading screen savers and support software from our website is easy and can be accomplished with a few clicks of the mouse button. Follow the instructions detailed in this section to successfully download selected software.

Installing the MIC-D Screen Savers and Support Software

Built around the Install Shield programming interface, the Olympus MIC-D digital microscope screen savers and support software are very simple to install. First double-click on the appropriate icon, and then follow the instructions presented in the subsequent dialog boxes.

Configuring the MIC-D Screen Savers

The MIC-D screen savers each have12 user-configurable image-switching modules that allow a variety of transitions between images. This feature enables the user to customize the screen saver display and activity to suit personal tastes.

Contributing Authors

Mortimer Abramowitz - Olympus America, Inc., Two Corporate Center Drive., Melville, New York, 11747.

Kenneth R. Spring - Scientific Consultant, Lusby, Maryland, 20657.

John C. Long, Kirill I. Tchourioukanov, and Michael W. Davidson - National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, 1800 East Paul Dirac Dr., The Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, 32310.

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