Supported File Types
The Trial version can open the same kind of images
than the full version. Its only limitation is than images will be resided
to a size not bigger than 640 x 480 pixels, unless the full version, which
can open images up to 15000 x 10000 pixels. If images smaller than 640
x 480 images are opened with the trial version they will remain unchanged,
bigger images will be decreased in size (but without modifying the original
The full version is not limited in any way. It can open images in many different formats, as shown below, up to about 15000 by 10000 pixels size. and can save the images along with the measurement.
File formats for loading and saving images:
Network Graphic (.PNG).
This format offers lossless compression and good compatibility with other
It is the preferred image format for grayscale and color images.
.TIFF). Uncompressed TIFF files can be loaded, but they will be
always saved as compressed TIFF files.
Multipage TIFF files are supported but only for loading, when saving only the actual page will be saved.
Windows Bitmap: (.BMP .DIB .RLE).
JPEG (.JPG .JPEG .JPE).
Compuserve Graphics Interchange (.GIF).Animated files can be viewed frame by frame, but when saving only the actual frame will be saved.
Targa Bitmap: (.TGA .DIB .RLE .TARGA .VDA .ICB .VST .PIX)
File formats for loading images only:
Bersoft Image format (IMB).
Video files (MPEG, MPG, ASF, AVI, WMV). See Frame Grabber.
Images. Loads uncompressed, compressed and color DICOM images (RLE,
palette, RGB, YBR, lossy JPEG, lossless JPEG). Single and multiple frame
images are supported.
Reads Analyze, DICOM, GE LX, Genesis, Interfile, Siemens Magnetom Vision, Siemens Somatom and NEMA formats
Kodak Photo-CD (PCD). Can open 192 x 128, 384 x 256, 768 x 512, 1536 x 1024 and 3072 x 4028 pixels images.
Photoshop (PSD, PDD).
JPEG 2000 (.JP2 .JPC).
digital photos: Midrange and high-end digital
cameras offer Raw, unprocessed CCD data files, as an alternative to JPEG
files. RAW files have more quality and file size than JPEG files. Typically
they are saved with the following file extensions:
.RAW .NEF .CRW .CR2 .MRW .RAF .ERF .3FR .DCR .DNG .PEF .X3F .ARW .SR2 .MEF .ORF.
Bersoft Image Measurement supports RAW files from many digital cameras but not the RAW files generated by Adobe Photoshop.
Portable Graphics Format (.PGX).
Wireless Bitmap File Format (.WBMP).
Portable Bitmap: (.PBM .PGM, .PPM).
GFI fax images (.FAX).
SGI images (.BW .RGB .RGBA .SGI).
Dr. Halo images (.CUT).
SGI Wavefront images (.RLA .RPF).
Video files (.mpeg .mpg .asf .avi .wmv).
Note: Supports black and white, 8-bit grayscale, 8-bit paletted and 24-bit RGB images.