New features in Huygens Software

When not specified, changes apply to all Huygens Software products. Labels indicate particular products only: E = Huygens Essential, P = Huygens Professional, S = Huygens Scripting, C = Huygens Core, T = Huygens Titan. For older release information see: WhatsNewArchive.

18.04 Release

Huygens Professional & Essential

  • New Batch Express:
    • Automatic, instant deconvolution for all acquired images.
    • Watches selected folders for new images.
    • Loads and deconvolves images automatically.
    • Deconvolution Express in batch mode.
    • Convenient control over the processing queue.
    • Easy visualization of processed images.
    • Easy link with other Huygens tools.

  • Object Stabilizer:
    • New deskew mode for Lattice Light Sheet data.
    • Ability to choose a reference frame or slice.
    • Optional iterative filtering for confocal Z-stacks.

  • GPU Processing:
    • New GPU image filters.
    • New GPU image copy, statistics and histogram operations.
    • New GPU slicing, multiMIP.
    • Faster deconvolution, visualization, and Deconvolution Express.

  • Image Readers:
    • New native Nikon ND2 and Olympus OIR readers for Windows.

  • GUI:
    • New 'right-click' pop-up menu for the thumbnails.
    • New tabs.

Huygens Professional

  • Multi-GPU Processing:
    • New parallelization of the channels and/or time frames of an image over more GPUs (see Operations window).

Huygens Essential

  • GUI:
    • New multiple image selection.
  • Data types:
    • New option 'convert to float' in 'Tools' menu.

Minor changes

  • (All) GUI:
    • The night theme is now the new default Huygens theme.
    • Improved night theme version of the open image dialog.
  • (E/P) Stitcher:
    • New support for tiled DeltaVision files.
  • (E/P) Object Analyzer:
    • Improved memory efficiency.
  • (E/P) Bleaching Corrector:
    • More intuitive UI.
    • Enable manual correction of 3D confocal images.
  • (E/P) GPU Status tool:
    • Improved support for editing the GPU device configuration.
  • (E/P) Join Images tool:
    • New support for joining images along x, y, z, and t.
  • (P) GUI:
    • New RAM memory widget.

Bug fixes

  • (E/P) Colocalization Analyzer:
    • Improved accuracy of the Object Pearson coefficient.
    • Fix bug in the calculation of the Object Spearman coefficient using an ROI image.


(25th May 2018)
  • (All) QMLE/GMLE:
    • Fix potential memory leak in the GPU versions.
  • (All) OIR Reader (Windows):
    • Improve interpretation of meta data values.
  • (E/P) Decon Express and HyVolution:
    • Fix for a 'setBias' error message.
  • (E) Thumbnail pop-up:
    • Fix broken 'Save as' dialog.


(15th May 2018)
  • (All) ND2 Reader:
    • Fix for less usual combinations of dimensions (Mac OSX, Linux).
  • (All) Nyquist report:
    • Fix for STED channels > 1.
  • (All) QMLE:
    • Improve accuracy for Widefield images.
  • (E/P) Bleaching Corrector:
    • Fix potential glitch in spinbox causing it to keep looping.
  • (E/P) Image Delete:
    • Reinstate old shortcut.

For older release information see: WhatsNewArchive.

Contact Information

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