MRC (Medical Research Council)

Extensions: .mrc, .st, .ali, .map, .rec, .mrcs



BSD-licensed: No

Export: No

Officially Supported Versions:

Reader: MRCReader (Source Code, Supported Metadata Fields)

Sample Datasets:

We currently have:


Pixels: 5 - Outstanding

Metadata: 4 - Very Good

Openness: 4 - Very Good

Presence: 3 - Good

Utility: 3 - Good

Additional Information

Commercial applications that support MRC include:

Bio-Formats provides support for the base MRC2000/MRC2014 specifications. Limited support is provided for vendor-specific extended headers, as described in the MRC2014 specification. IMOD extended metadata is perhaps the best-supported variant.

See also

MRC on Wikipedia