Cytocam screenshot


All Elite and Vivid Micropix digital microscope cameras are supplied with our own image acquisition software, Cytocam. This software runs on 32 bit and 64 bit Windows 7 PCs (or better). Sadly, it is not yet not Mac compatible. Features include:

  • Simple and intuitive user interface.
  • Live image preview.
  • One-click, single image capture.
  • Auto / manual exposure.
  • Gain and Gamma control.
  • Auto / manual white balance with manual colour and saturation control.
  • Full screen live image mode.
  • Zoom into / out of live image for fine focusing.
  • Capture images in jpg or tiff format.
  • Save and quickly switch between two camera configuration user-sets.
  • Cytocam is modular so you only pay for the functionality that you require.
  • We currently offer three extra modules:

Image Comparison

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Annotation Module:

  • Automatically calibrate the camera.
  • Measure lines.
  • Add scale bars.
  • Draw arrows, rectangles and circles.
  • Add text.
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Fluorescence Module – for use with Elite-2m camera:

  • Add blue, green and red colour.
  • Create a colour composite image.
  • Overlay fluorescence onto phase contrast / DIC images.
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Image Comparison Module:

  • Display a live image from the microscope next to one other image (dual mode) or three other images (quad mode).
  • Snap live images or load previously saved images.
  • Snapped images are stored in RAM and are cleared when the module is closed.
  • Save a live image at any time if required.