Aphelion™ Version History

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Aphelion™ Version 4.1.2

Saint-Contest, France, November 2012 - Official release of version 4.1.2 of Aphelion Dev. This new version of the Aphelion Imaging Software Suite brings a lot of new capabilities and enhancements, as described below.

New extensions and updates:

Main changes between version 4.1.1 and the new version 4.1.2:

  • New interface to manually define filters in the frequency space. This interface is available from the Function window for the following functions: ButterworthFilter, ExponentialFilter, GaussianFilter, RectangularFilter, and TrapezoidalFilter
  • New BasicScript functions (to select the activity, to set and retrieve the active image, to convert color images into another color space, to convert the ImageView content to an image)
  • Support of the 3D Tiff format in 3DMovieGenerator
  • Clip function to manually define a subvolume to display 3D images and objectsets
  • Added link to the Tutorial videos in the Help menu
  • Updated functions to communicate through a COM port. These functions are now compliant to Windows® 7
  • Improvement of the object selection speed
  • Improvement of the ObjectSetView refreshment
  • Improvement of the Multi Image View tab

Aphelion™ Version 4.1.1

Saint-Contest, France, April 2012 - Official release of version 4.1.1 of Aphelion Dev.

New extensions of Aphelion Dev:

Main changes between version 4.1.0 and version 4.1.1:

  • New interactive tools to segment color images available from the Object Extraction task (Color interval and Color distance available in the Dev version, Region growing and Morphological partition available in the Color Segmentation extension)
  • JPEG 2000 file format support
  • TIFF file format: Can now be saved with or without LZW compression
  • JPEG Quality option available to define the level of compression
  • New image processing and objectset processing functions
  • New measurements (median value for Objectsets, statistics under a mask for images)
  • Copy/Paste to duplicate and/or convert shapes from Objectsets, ROIs, and Graphics
  • Paste As Image to paste the content of the clipboard to a new image
  • New BasicScript commands have been added, in particular many Aphelion Dev 3.2 commands which had not yet been ported into version 4 of the Aphelion Dev environment
  • BasicScript Command window to retrieve all executed functions as BasicScript commands
  • Read/Write of ObjectSets as tks files in the x64 version of Aphelion Dev
  • Images, Objectsets, macros, kernels, structuring elements, and palettes can be saved when Aphelion Dev is closed and loaded when Aphelion Dev is restarted
  • New menu entries have been added to the contextual menu of the chart window
  • The spatial resolution of an image/objectset can be changed from the Image/Objectset Properties window

Aphelion™ Version 4.1.0

Saint-Contest, France, October 2011 - Official release of version 4.1.0 of Aphelion Dev and SDK.

New extensions of Aphelion Dev:

Main changes between version 4.0.10 and version 4.1.0:

  • Major re-implementation of the ObjectSet code to provide new capabilities: Sub-attributes of complex attributes (spatial and vector attributes) and image attributes
  • New Basic/Script functions (Chart and Overlay related functions, Aph4MissingParameter to open the function dialog window during the macro execution, invocation of C#, VB.NET, and Python functions)
  • Improvement of the display speed of large images
  • New mathematical functions for images (Sin, Cos, Tan, ASin, ACos, ATan)
  • New arithmetic functions for ObjectSets (Add, Subtract, Multiply, Divide)
  • Improvement of the Graphical User Interface of Classifier Builder (Added toolbar and automatic selection of the attributes)
  • New items in the Chart contextual menu: Save and Properties
  • Two new buttons in the Function panel: The first one to access the recently used functions and the second one to display the Help on the currently selected function
  • Images can be loaded/saved from/to multi-page TIFF files
  • 3D images can be saved to multi-page PDF files (3D Image Processing Extension is required)
  • Support of cylindrical and ellipsoidal 3D shapes (3D Image Display Extension is required)
  • Support of the type Text for graphic objects
  • And other features described in the readme file included in the Aphelion Dev setup program