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ZEN lite Digital Imaging Software

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Imaging Software for Efficient Microscopy - Key ZEN lite Features for Your Imaging Tasks

  • Control Axiocam microscope cameras
  • Acquire images and simple video sequences
  • Generate images of large areas easily and automatically
  • Measure distances and areas interactively
  • Open, edit and save CZI files and export into various formats


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


Please download the version for your operating system.


ZEN lite black 2.3 SP1 / blue 2.6

(Windows 7 and Windows 10, 64bit systems)

Important Note: Do not install this version on your microscope system if the system already has a full ZEN license (e.g. ZEN pro, ZEN system, ZEN desk, ZEN slidescan, ZEN celldiscoverer).

ZEN 2.6 blue edition supports all the systems and hardware supported by the previous version ZEN 2.5 blue edition but now also including Axio Scan.Z1.

This ZEN version is intended to be used as a ZEN lite only.

Download iso-file ZEN lite

Please note! With normal bandwith, download might take up to 15 minutes.

iso-file via FTP-protocol (3.7 GB)
iso-file via HTTP-protocol (3.7 GB)

zip-file via FTP-protocol (3.7 GB)
zip-file via HTTP-protocol (3.7 GB)


Installation Notes


Full Version ZEN black 2.3 SP1 / blue 2.6

(Windows 7 and Windows 10, 64bit systems)

Important Note: Do not install this version on your microscope system if the system already has a full ZEN license (e.g. ZEN pro, ZEN system, ZEN desk, ZEN slidescan, ZEN celldiscoverer).

ZEN 2.6 blue edition supports all the systems and hardware supported by the previous version ZEN 2.5 blue edition but now also including Axio Scan.Z1.

This ZEN version is a full version.

Download iso-file ZEN  

Please note! The download of the full version will take longer than the lite version. The full version includes all proprietary drivers and additional software-packages

iso-file via FTP-protocol (7.6 GB)
iso-file via HTTP-protocol (7.6 GB)

zip-file via FTP-protocol (7.00 GB)
zip-file via HTTP-protocol (7.00 GB)


Installation Notes


ZEN lite 2012 SP2

(legacy version, Windows 7, 32bit systems, 349 MB)