Anchor can be downloaded as a distribution (zip or tar.gz). This must be unpacked into a directory, followed by setting some environment variables.
Please download the latest version (
anchor-0.12-prerelease) from GitHub, as matches your operating system:
Most components of Anchor are licensed under the permissive open-source MIT License. A small number are licensed under the less-permissive GPLv3. As a hybrid of both, the Anchor distribution is GPLv3 licensed. Please see the
LICENSE.txt in each repository and distribution.
Anchor’s author is Owen Feehan. Particular additional thanks to:
- ETH Zurich, the late Prof. Wilhelm Krek in whose lab the software originated for analyzing microscopy images.
- Many members of the Institute of Molecular Health Sciences who kindly helped in associated research and became the first users, and similarly Dr. Naemi Luithle.
- The University of Zurich where further development occurred with particular thanks to Dr. Lars Malmstrom.
- Hoffmann-La Roche with usage and advancement across several imaging projects.
Many additional acknowledgements are owed to the many libraries it publicly depends on.