Files with xys file extension can be found as special microscope images from VisiTech devices. Special raw image with microscope metadata.

There is one other file type using
the XYS file extension!

empty icon.xys - XYplorer script

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XYS file extension - VisiTech microscope image

What is xys file? How to open xys files?

File type specification:

Bitmap image file type icon Bitmap image file type

The xys file extension seems to be used for a special image format saved by VisiTech microscopes.

These files contain image, together with special metadata. Probably very rare used format.

The default software associated to open xys file:

Bio-Formats picture or screenshot

Bio-Formats  Multiplatform software

Company or developer:
University of Dundee & Open Microscopy Environment

A software tool that allows users reading and writing image data using standardized, open formats.

Bio-Formats is a community driven project with a standardized application interface that supports open source analysis programs like ImageJ, CellProfiler and Icy, informatics solutions like OMERO and the JCB DataViewer, and commercial programs like Matlab.

Help how to open:

Programs that work with microscope images should be able to import and open this format.

How to convert:

Possibly can be exported to other images.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .xys file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open xys file, edit xys file, convert xys file, view xys file, play xys file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Software that import xys file - VisiTech microscope image

Programs supporting the exension xys on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about Bio-Formats for import xys file action.


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