Microscopy Image Browser (MIB) Installation

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Run Microscopy Image Browser under Matlab environment

  1. Download Matlab distribution of the program (MIB2_Matlab.zip)
  2. Unzip and copy MIB files to MIB directory in your Scripts folder. For example, c:\Matlab\Scripts\mib\
  3. Start Matlab
  4. Add MIB starting directory (for example, c:\Matlab\Scripts\mib\) into Matlab path Matlab->Home tab->Set path...->Add folder...->Save, or alternatively use the pathtool function from Matlab command window
  5. Type mib in the matlab command window and hit the Enter button to start the program
  6. Check System Requirements for further details about optional steps, such as use of Fiji, or OMERO>
  7. Access help and tutorials from the MIB menu: MIB->Menu->Help->Help

Run Microscopy Image Browser as standalone (Windows, x64 bit)

  1. Download a single executable file that installs MIB (MIB2_Win.exe).
  2. Run MIB2_Win.exe to install MIB to your computer (requires administrative privileges). The required MATLAB Compiler Runtime (MCR) environment will be automatically installed during the process. Click here for detailed instructions .
  3. To start, please type MIB in the Start menu
  4. Check System Requirements for further details about optional steps, such as use of Fiji, or OMERO>
  5. Access help and tutorials from the MIB menu: MIB->Menu->Help->Help

Run Microscopy Image Browser as standalone (MacOS, x64 bit)

Tested with Mac OS X (Yosemite), version 10.10.3 and Matlab R2016a.

  1. Download standalone distribution of the program for Mac OS (MIB2_Mac.dmg).
  2. Follow the datailed instructions from MIB website MIB for Mac OS

Additional info

im_browser stores its configuration parameters:

The configuration file is automatically created/updated when closing MIB.

If MIB does not start check Matlab path and/or delete the configuration mib.mat file.

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