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See what's new in ScanImage  version 2021

Features ScanImage® Free ScanImage® Basic ScanImage® Premium
Actively developed and maintained
Includes one year of technical support
Support for vDAQ
Support for High-speed vDAQ
High-speed vDAQ Photon Counting
High-speed vDAQ Time Multiplexed Acquisition
Resonant-Galvo frame scanning
Linear (Galvo-Galvo) frame scanning
Synchronization to laser clock (vDAQ)
Synchronization to laser clock (FlexRIO)
Stage control
Beam power control
Selective power delivery using power box feature
Stack acquisition using the stage
Stack acquisition using a fast focusing device (ETL, Piezo)
Scriptability in Matlab, extensibility via user functions
Big Tiff File Creation
Machine Data File Configuration User Interface
FastZ-actuator tuning
Live histogram
Custom power depth adjustment profiles
Independent Z-control for multiple scanners
Integration with the Electrophysiology package WaveSurfer
Offline data viewer
Online 3D Motion Correction
Oscilloscope Mode for Noise Analysis
Live motor position update in GUI (for selected stages)
Simplified stack controls for an improved user experience
More powerful configuration editor
Device widgets
Reworked Beams system
Reworked FastZ system
Beam modulation with Motorized half-wave plates
Synchronization with PicoQuant FLIM Systems
Multiple region of interest (mROI) scanning
Online analysis (ROI Integration)
Perspective alignment between multiple scanner
Alignment of scanners and stage
Simultaneous imaging and photo stimulation
Arbitrary line scanning using two galvos
Command Waveform Optimization
Support for 2P mesoscope
SLM support for targeted photostimulation
3-Photon Imaging
Acquistion Gating for low rep rate Lasers
Camera Support for Widefield Alignment
SLM Diffraction Efficiency Calibration
ScanImage Remote Control
Tiling Tool
3D Shot holographic targeting workflow
Support for Scientifica HoloStim-3D
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“ScanImage is extremely stable”

ScanImage is extremely stable, allowing us to image for hours without bugs or crashes, and the user interface is intuitive but still provides detailed control over acquisition parameters.

Dan Wilson


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