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ZEN lite

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ZEN lite the Free Microscope Software


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ZEN lite

ZEN lite 2 Free Microscope Software

ZEN lite for Windows

Download ZEN lite, your free copy of the powerful ZEN imaging software. Use this free microscope software to try out key features of the ZEN core package or simply install it as a viewer for your CZI files.

Use ZEN lite to:

  • Control Axiocam microscope cameras
  • Create microscope images and simple video sequences
  • Measure distances interactively
  • Manage images/videos and export them into various formats
  • View meta information relating to CZI image files
  • Use simple report functions

Expand ZEN lite with selected modules: create impressive multichannel and time lapse images of your specimens or use extended measurement functions. 

ZEN lite for Windows (LSM 800 only)

Use ZEN lite (LSM 800 only) to process and visualize images acquired with
LSM 800 systems.

Please do not install ZEN lite and ZEN lite (LSM 800 only) on one computer.


Ask your ZEISS contact about ZEN lite now!


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Quick Guide ZEN 2 - Acquiring Panorama images with ZEN lite

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Quick Guide ZEN 2 - Acquiring EDF images with ZEN lite

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Quick Guide ZEN 2 - Setting up Multi-Channel experiments with ZEN lite

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Documentation of the CZI image format

Learn more about the CZI format and request a free licence