We advise the use of Anaconda (python 3.7): https://www.anaconda.com/download
as it contains most of the python libraries. However, following packages need to be installed manually: opencv-python, scikit-image, dill
We recommend working with a 64bit OS and also a python interpreter compiled
for 64bit as many use cases require a lot of memory (32 GB
The tsp module in externalmodules can be built with:
Please note: for this step a valid compiler needs to be installed in the
system; otherwise use a pre-compiled tsp-module.
If you plan on using the WITec Raman interface to control your device, please
note: You use this interface at your OWN RISK! Make sure, that no obstacles
block the objective and that you UNDERSTAND and VALIDATE the code, that controls
the microscope! Start with "witectesting.py", which should read and move within
At the moment the program is an executable python module. Copy the folder with
all its content to some place and run just outside the path (e.g. using anaconda prompt):
python -m gepard
It is possible to create a windows link file, that executes python with the
gepard script as an argument and the working directory pointing to the folder
containing the gepard module for convenience.
A step by step installation guide can be found here.