Bulk Image Download
Using the Bulk Image Download Tool
Follow these steps to download multiple files from VirtualFlyBrain using the bulk download tool:
Step 1: Open the Images
Navigate to the VFB Browser and open all the images you are interested in downloading. You can do this by searching for specific images and opening their respective pages.
Step 2: Open the Bulk Download Tool
Once you have all the images open, locate the bulk download icon in the top right. Click on this icon to open the bulk download tool.
Step 3: Select the Data Type
In the bulk download tool, select the type of data you want to download. The options are OBJ, SWC, NRRD, and References.
Step 4: Select the Variables
If applicable, select specific variables related to the data type you have chosen.
Step 5: Download the Data
After making your selections, click the ‘Download’ button to start the download. The data will be downloaded in a zip file named “VFB Files.zip”.
Step 6: Unzip the File
Once the download is complete, locate the zip file in your downloads folder and unzip it to access the data.
Step 7: Open the Data
Finally, open the data in your chosen software. For example, if you chose OBJ, you could open the data in a 3D modeling program.
Note: If something goes wrong during the download, an error message will be displayed and you will be prompted to try again. If no entries are found for the selected types and variables, a message will be displayed to inform you.
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