Motic Images Version 3.0 Software Capabilities

With your digital microscope, MoticamX3, Moticam2, Moticam 10+ or Moticam S series digital camera, you will receive a CD ROM which contains Motic Images 3.0 software for image acquisition and manipulation. The software is compatible with Microsoft Windows 7, 8, 10; Apple Mac OSX and Linux.  

You will also receive a microscope slide with imbedded calibration "dots". Once the calibration process is completed, you will be able to make linear or area measurements of any part of your image. Your choices of units include mm, um or inches. You will receive version 3.0 software with all versions of digital microscopes and microscope digital cameras.

Interested in more features than version 3.0 offers? Check out the advanced software of Motic Images Version 3.2! Most Digital cameras in the market today only give you the ability to capture single frames but the Motic Imaging Products provide you with a vast assortment of functions. The software allows you to view live video, capture images and manipulate and measure parameters on them. Motic Software helps to create a vivid and dynamic teaching aid for instructors as well as precise tools for technical use.


software capture feature  


  • Instantly capture still images.
  • Obtain still images at programmed intervals that you set (time lapse).
  • Set live Image size to 2048 x 1536 (3.0 mp camera only), 1600 x 1280 (2.0 mp camera only), 1280 x 1024, 1024 x 768, 800 x 600, 640 x 480, or 320 x 240 pixels. (DAC-3 limited to 320X240)
  • Image captures size of 2048 x 1536 (3.0 mega pixel), 1600 x 1280 (2.0 mega pixel), 1280 x 1024, 1024 x 768, 800 x 600, 640 x 480, or 320 x 240 pixels.
  • Show full screen real-time live images on your computer.
  • Record images in an AVI movie format detailing development and /or movement of a specimen being watched.
software measure feature  


  • Compute entire area or portions of an image.
  • Choose from line (linear) or area: Ellipse, circle, rectangle, irregular shape and polygon measuring tools.
  • Several measurement parameters available including mm, um and inches.
  • Uses an easy & automatic calibration process with enclosed calibration slide.
  • Resave the image with the measurement superimposed on it.
software distance image sharing feature  

Distance Image Sharing

  • Send and receive images on-line using built-in menus.
  • Choose from the following formats:  JPG, BMP, MIG and TIFF
  • Images easily saved, emailed or printed
software combine feature  


  • Capture a batch of images at different focal depths then combine them into a single one-layer clear image.
  • Combine using different methods such as by proportion, subtraction, or addition etc.
Image processing software feature  

Image Processing

  • Process the image with a variety of filters.
  • Adjust brightness, contrast, hue, saturation, red, green, blue.
  • Process effects of Invert, Relief, Sharp, Smooth, Mosaic, Grey, Scale
Paint software feature  


  • Draw beelines, circles, rectangles and irregular figures in the current image.
  • Add icons to images.
  • Annotate the images with text.
Record software feature  


  • Record audio narration to accompany MIG still-image files.
  • Microscope World technical note:  MIG files are not common so it is likely this program will be the only one that can play them back.
Software count feature  


  • Automatic object or cell counting.
  • Select an area in a captured image and dimension and size information for the cells is counted with just one click.
  • Data can be exported to spreadsheet or database programs for further analysis.
  • NOTE: This feature does not work on the MAC version of the software.
Software reporting feature  


  • Drag-and-drop functionality
  • Generate reports quickly and easily
  • Use captured or manipulated images
  • No need for additional software
  • Print reports for further discussion
Record software feature  


  • Add or modify measurements and sound on an image even after it is saved.
  • Great for group projects where more than one narrator can be used.
  • Exclusive SFC file format enables this feature.
  • Software plays MP3 files so you can listen while you work.
Software grouping feature  


  • Advanced version of Motic Images 2000 1.3 amalgamation feature (listed above).
  • Automatic amalgamation quickly combines several images.
  • Increase depth of field by combining different focuses of a specimen.
Software zoom feature  


  • Advanced measuring functions, including perimeter, width, radius, circumference and angle calculation.
  • Measures immediately simply by selecting a portion of an image.
  • Magnifier (zoom) function increases the precision of the measurement start and end points.
  • Data can be exported to spreadsheet or database programs for further analysis