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Re: A way to view FITS files on a Mac

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  • astroimagek
    FITS4Win2 works great. My favorite feature is showing thumbnails in Explorer. Kevin
    Message 1 of 7 , Jul 23, 2013
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      FITS4Win2 works great. My favorite feature is showing thumbnails in Explorer.

      Kevin

      --- In ccd-newastro@yahoogroups.com, Eddie Trimarchi <eddiet@...> wrote:
      >
      > FITS4Win2 has been available for a couple of years and works with 32-bit
      > and 64-bit Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8.
      >
      > It's not free, but I am doing final testing on a 14-day trial which should
      > be available within the week.
      >
      > You can read more about it here:
      >
      > http://astroshed.com/fits4win/fits4win2doc.htm
      >
      > Basically, it adds thumbnails and previews of FITS images throughout
      > Windows and the ability to load FITS images into any Windows application
      > that supports the Windows image component.
      >
      > The software also adds standard and custom image properties from the header
      > data.
      >
      > If you have any questions about it, please ask.
      >
      > Eddie Trimarchi
      > http://astroshed.com
      >
      >
      > On Tue, Jul 23, 2013 at 6:25 AM, rwright@... <
      > rwright@...> wrote:
      >
      > > Thanks! Works great on Mountain Lion too (web site says snow leopard).
      > > What a time saver!
      > >
      > > Richard
      > >
      > > On Jul 22, 2013, at 1:54 PM, Ron Wodaski <yahoo@...> wrote:
      > >
      > > > If you are working with FITS files on a Mac, you really need to get a
      > > copy of QLFits:
      > > >
      > > > http://onekilopars.ec/qlfits/index.html
      > > >
      > > > One good reason: when you are viewing FITS files, QLFits will display
      > > the icon as an image. Makes it vastly easier to scan through a directory of
      > > files.
      > > >
      > > > Another good reason: when you use the Mac's Quick Look feature, you can
      > > see both the image and the FITS header information. Invaluable.
      > > >
      > > > Once QLFits is installed, you can adjust its behavior using the System
      > > Preferences tool--there is a pane for QLFits settings with preferences.
      > > >
      > > > Highly recommended for Mac users.
      > > >
      > > > Ron Wodaski
      > > >
      > > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > ------------------------------------
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      >
      >
      > --
      > Regards,
      >
      > Eddie Trimarchi
      > ~~~~~~~~~~~
      > http://astroshed.com
      >
      >
      > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
      >
    • Eddie Trimarchi
      Great to hear Kevin! Best Regards, Eddie Trimarchi http://astroshed.com ... From: ccd-newastro@yahoogroups.com [mailto:ccd-newastro@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf
      Message 2 of 7 , Jul 23, 2013
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        Great to hear Kevin!

        Best Regards,

        Eddie Trimarchi
        http://astroshed.com





        -----Original Message-----
        From: ccd-newastro@yahoogroups.com [mailto:ccd-newastro@yahoogroups.com] On
        Behalf Of astroimagek
        Sent: Wednesday, 24 July 2013 9:33 AM
        To: ccd-newastro@yahoogroups.com
        Subject: [ccd-newastro] Re: A way to view FITS files on a Mac

        FITS4Win2 works great. My favorite feature is showing thumbnails in
        Explorer.

        Kevin

        --- In ccd-newastro@yahoogroups.com, Eddie Trimarchi <eddiet@...> wrote:
        >
        > FITS4Win2 has been available for a couple of years and works with
        > 32-bit and 64-bit Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8.
        >
        > It's not free, but I am doing final testing on a 14-day trial which
        > should be available within the week.
        >
        > You can read more about it here:
        >
        > http://astroshed.com/fits4win/fits4win2doc.htm
        >
        > Basically, it adds thumbnails and previews of FITS images throughout
        > Windows and the ability to load FITS images into any Windows
        > application that supports the Windows image component.
        >
        > The software also adds standard and custom image properties from the
        > header data.
        >
        > If you have any questions about it, please ask.
        >
        > Eddie Trimarchi
        > http://astroshed.com
        >
        >
        > On Tue, Jul 23, 2013 at 6:25 AM, rwright@... < rwright@...> wrote:
        >
        > > Thanks! Works great on Mountain Lion too (web site says snow leopard).
        > > What a time saver!
        > >
        > > Richard
        > >
        > > On Jul 22, 2013, at 1:54 PM, Ron Wodaski <yahoo@...> wrote:
        > >
        > > > If you are working with FITS files on a Mac, you really need to
        > > > get a
        > > copy of QLFits:
        > > >
        > > > http://onekilopars.ec/qlfits/index.html
        > > >
        > > > One good reason: when you are viewing FITS files, QLFits will
        > > > display
        > > the icon as an image. Makes it vastly easier to scan through a
        > > directory of files.
        > > >
        > > > Another good reason: when you use the Mac's Quick Look feature,
        > > > you can
        > > see both the image and the FITS header information. Invaluable.
        > > >
        > > > Once QLFits is installed, you can adjust its behavior using the
        > > > System
        > > Preferences tool--there is a pane for QLFits settings with preferences.
        > > >
        > > > Highly recommended for Mac users.
        > > >
        > > > Ron Wodaski
        > > >
        > > >
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > > ------------------------------------
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > >
        >
        >
        > --
        > Regards,
        >
        > Eddie Trimarchi
        > ~~~~~~~~~~~
        > http://astroshed.com
        >
        >
        > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
        >




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