PROMICRA PRO-SCANTurn your microscope into a manual whole slide scanner!


PROMICRA PRO-SCAN is an affordable manual whole slide scanning software that allows upgrading existing microscopes to manual whole slide scanners. The extremely versatile and innovative solution allows users to create virtual whole slide images for a variety of applications. This easy-to-use solution enables seamless stitching of high quality images, similar to automated systems and scanners. This system is can be used for digitizing almost any type of specimen.


 User guide

30-day Trial Version

If you have one of the supported cameras, you can download and try the PROMICRA PRO-SCAN program free of charge for 30 days.

After installation, enter the 30-day trial activation code: PROM-ICRA


The video displays real scanning speed

  • Fast and smooth scanning of whole slides
  • Scanning by moving the manual stage – no need for a motorized stage
  • Wide range of suitable applications
  • Option of continuous focus adjustment and overwriting of out-of-focus areas
  • Option to scan multiple disjointed areas of the sample
  • Overview of the scanned part of the sample
  • Compatibility with standard optical microscopes from various manufacturers
  • Compatibility with PROMICAM cameras
  • Viewing scanned images, annotation, measurements, image cropping, creating lower resolution overview images for presentations and publications
  • Option to share images for consultation purposes on a local LAN or over the Internet without sending or uploading them to a server using the optional sharing module
  • Remote viewing of shared images on any type of device in a web browser without the need to install special viewing software
  • Easy and intuitive user interface
  • Saving images to SVS files, which are compatible with a wide range of browsers and image analysis programs, or to TIFF files

Suitable for Applications:

Bright field – histology
Bright field – cytology
Oil imersion
Polarized light
Phase contrast
Optional fluorescence version available
Industrial aplications

Sample Images:

Clicking on the links below will open a new browser window in which you can view images acquired by PROMICRA PRO-SCAN software and shared by the InstaSlide software module.

Cameras Supported by PROMICRA PRO-SCAN Software

Other Supported Cameras

Following cameras are supported by a similar program mvSlide:

  • OLYMPUS® DP22, DP27, DP28, DP72, DP73, DP74, DP80
  • Zeiss® Axiocam 305, 503, 506, 512, 702, 705, 712, MR Rev. 3, HR Rev. 3

You can download the mvSlide software trial verison here.
After installation, enter the 30-day trial activation code: PROM-ICRA

System Requirements

Minimum System RequirementsRecommended Computer Configuration
ProcessorIntel® Core™ i3 / AMD RYZEN™ 3Intel® Core™ i5 / AMD RYZEN™ 5 or better
Operating Memory4 GB16 GB
Operating SemoryMicrosoft® Windows® 7/10/11 (64bit)Microsoft® Windows® 10/11 (64bit)
Monitor Resolution1600 x 900 pixels1920 x 1080 pixels or higher
Disk Drive500 GB hard drive512 GB SSD
Minimum System Requirements
ProcessorIntel® Core™ i3 / AMD RYZEN™ 3
Operating Memory4 GB
Operating SystemMicrosoft® Windows® 7/10/11 (64bit)
Monitor Resolution1600 x 900 pixels
Disk Drive500 GB hard drive
Recommended Computer Configuration
ProcessorIntel® Core™ i5 / AMD RYZEN™ 5 or better
Operating Memory16 GB
Operating SystemMicrosoft® Windows® 10/11 (64bit)
Monitor Resolution1920 x 1080 pixels or higher
Disk Drive512 GB SSD

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