24 Jun 2020

Imaging Codec for thumbnails in Windows Explorer

Codec enabling thumbnails for .am images in Windows Explorer


The Thermo Scientific Imaging Codec Pack enables previewing and thumbnail support of various microscopy image formats in all Windows Imaging Component (WIC) based software, like; Windows Explorer, Windows Photo Viewer and Microsoft Office.

The codec can be downloaded here: https://www.fei-software-center.com/tem-apps/imaging-codec-download-page/

In Windows Explorer, you need to display medium icons or larger to benefit for the thumbnail.

Note that only images are supported, and only the first slice is shown. Only the first channel is shown if the image is not grayscale.