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Installation and Use
Absolutely, you can use your Huygens login account on any computer (Windows, Mac OS X and Linux) with web access that has Huygens installed from Download.
Huygens is available for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux. It is advised to have at least 4GB RAM and 2 CPU cores in your computer. Huygens advanced 3D visualization does not need an advanced graphics card. Although not required, GPU acceleration does significantly improve the computational performance. See also Available Platforms
The icons represent the Huygens basics. These basics and their included options can be specifically activated with the appropriate account or license that you have received from us.
We advice you to look at our multi-user access mode Huygens Floating, which is perfectly suited for your needs. Learn more: Huygens Floating License
Subscription and Account
Of course! Each Huygens Everywhere is personal allowing one user at the time on any computer with Huygens installed. So your colleagues can also get their own personal Huygens Everywhere fitting their specific research.
Yes, your subscription will be automatically prolonged. You can stop your subscription at any time after the 1st year.
Yes this is possible. A restart will require a one year subscription.
After logging in on the SVI website, click on your username in the top right. Under "preferences" you can change your email address and/or password.
When registering for the Huygens website you are asked to give a username and your email address. You can access with both the Huygens website. You can log in to Huygens Everywhere only with your username. So if your username and email address are the same you can access the software with it as well. If you use another username please use that. If you want to view or change your email address and/or password: login on the SVI website, click on your username in the top right, select "preferences" and change if necessary.
Huygens Everywhere reads with high precision nearly all mainstream microscopy file types. See File Formats for all imported and exported file types.
The best file format for saving image to is ICS2, because this format is also used by many other software packages , does not compromise data quality, and stores the image metadata and dimensions correctly. Also HDF5and OME are widely used. See File formats (https://svi.nl/fileformats).
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