Supported gel type files


What type of gel files is supported?


The format recognized by BioNumerics/GelCompar II is an uncompressed gray scale TIFF file. An image editor is present in the software, supporting most known file types such as JPEG, GIF, PNG and compressed TIFF files in gray scale or RGB color. In this editor the files can be converted to an uncompressed gray scale TIFF file and added to the database:

  1. Export the picture with your image software. 
  2. Import your gel image in your BioNumerics/GelCompar II database: select "File > Import > Import gel file" and press the "Import" button.
  3. Browse for your gel image and make sure the option "Open in image editor before import" is checked, press "Import".
  4. In the Image editor select "Image > Convert to gray scale > Averaged" and select "File > Add image to database".


Applicable for: 
Version 1.0 - 7.6


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