Easy import of image data sets

arivis Vision4D image support is vendor-independent and enables users to work with multimodality data derived from diverse application fields and microscopy devices.
Our software provides a simple solution for importing data from single image files or collections of files.
You will be guided through the import process and be able to work with your data while the import process is running. 


  • Easy drag & drop import of multi-dimensional and multi-channel data sets
  • Data sets up to 6 dimensions (x, y, z, time, spectral channels, scopes)
  • Color depth: 8 bit, 16 bit, 32 bit float
  • Media reader for a variety of biological data formats
  • Optimized storage file format (*.sis)
  • Interactive import wizard available
  • Powerful custom import mapper for sorting and define dimension order (if necessary)
  • Detailed file Information dialog provides options to sort or delete files before Import
  • Interactive alignment of single image tiles to a large plane or an image volume (Tile Sorter) with optional blending between overlapping regions
  • Support for mosaic or multi scene files (e.g. Zeiss CZI or Leica LIF)
arivis Vision4D: Import Scenarios Dialog
Import Scenario Dialog
arivis Vision4D: Show detailed file information
Detailed file information
arivis Vision4D: Manual Import Mapper
Manual import mapper

 Supported Image File Formats

  • Zeiss Axiovision ZVI (*.zvi)
  • Zeiss CZI/ZISRAW (*.czi, *.zisraw)
  • Zeiss LSM-tiff (*.lsm)
  • Imaris IMS (*.ims)
  • OME-TIFF (*.tif, *.tiff)
  • OME-TIFF/FEI (*.tif, *.tiff)
  • OME-TIFF/LaVision (*.tif, *.tiff)
  • Fiji/ImageJ-TIFF (+.tif, *.tiff)
  • BigDataViewer file format (*.h5)  e.g. supporting  Luxendo H5-files
  • High Dynamic Range Image (*.hdr)
  • Metamorph STK (*.stk)
  • Leica (*.lei,*.lif)
  • Hamamatsu tiff-like file format (*.ndpi)
  • Virtual Microscopy Specimen File Format (*.vms, *.vmu)
  • Olympus File Format (*.oir, *.oib, *.oif)
  • Olympus Media Handler (*.vsi)
  • DeltaVIsion Image File (*.dv)
  • Nikon ND2 files (*.nd2)
  • Aperio SVS (*.svs)
  • VGStudio (*.vol, *.vgi)
  • DICOM Directory (dicomdir)
  • DICOM Image (*.dcm)
  • ICS 1.0/2.0 file format (*.ics, *.ibs)
  • Mirax SliceAC (*.mrxs)
  • NIfTI image (*.hdr, *.nii, *.nii.gz)
  • AmiraMesh (*.am)
  • TrakEM2 Image File Format (trakem2.xml, *.xml)