python-bioformats 4.0.0-fosscuda-2019b-Python-3.7.4

There is a newer version of python-bioformats

Python-bioformats is a Python wrapper for Bio-Formats, a standalone Java library for reading and writing life sciences image file formats. Bio-Formats is capable of parsing both pixels and metadata for a large number of formats, as well as writing to several formats. Python-bioformats uses the python-javabridge to start a Java virtual machine from Python and interact with it. Python-bioformats was developed for and is used by the cell image analysis software CellProfiler (

Accessing python-bioformats 4.0.0-fosscuda-2019b-Python-3.7.4

To load the module for python-bioformats 4.0.0-fosscuda-2019b-Python-3.7.4 please use this command on the BEAR systems (BlueBEAR, BEAR Cloud VMs, and CaStLeS VMs):

module load python-bioformats/4.0.0-fosscuda-2019b-Python-3.7.4

There is a CPU version of this module: python-bioformats 4.0.0-foss-2019b-Python-3.7.4

BEAR Apps Version



  • boto3 1.15.9
  • botocore 1.18.9
  • Cython 0.29.14
  • future 0.18.2
  • jmespath 0.10.0
  • numpy 1.18.2
  • python-bioformats-4.0.0
  • python-javabridge-4.0.0
  • s3transfer 0.3.3

More Information

For more information visit the python-bioformats website.


This version of python-bioformats has a direct dependency on: fosscuda/2019b Java/11 Python/3.7.4-GCCcore-8.3.0 SciPy-bundle/2019.10-fosscuda-2019b-Python-3.7.4

Other Versions

These versions of python-bioformats are available on the BEAR systems (BlueBEAR, BEAR Cloud VMs, and CaStLeS VMs). These will be retained in accordance with our Applications Support and Retention Policy.

Last modified on 19th October 2020