Scanner for mac?

Wayne Rasband wayne at helix.nih.gov
Thu Jan 26 14:20:24 EST 1995

In article <1995Jan25.211700.3491 at nomina.lu.se>, Bo Servenius
<bo.servenius at wblab.lu.se> wrote:

> Dear BioNetters:
> I am considering buying a scanner to create illustrations for my website.
> The scanner I am considering is the UMAX PowerLook with Photoshop and 
> cover for films. I know it seems to be overkill for createing webpictures
> but
> I would like to use it also for my science. Applications I can foresee is
> scanning Autoradiograms to be able to measure areas and intensiteies.
> I have a recollection about a program from NIH that could take such
> scanned
> files and do calculations on them. But what is the name of the program
> and 
> where can I find it? Will it work on a Mac 840AV or PowerMAc?

The program is NIH Image. The latest version (1.57) is available by
FTP from zippy.nimh.nih.gov, in the /pub/nih-image directory. It
runs on the Quadra 840 and natively on PowerMacs.


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