AxioVision LE is a light edition of its AxioVision software package for entry into digital microscopy. The software offers basic functions: image acquisition using a TWAIN driver, image display, storage and printing, processing of multi-dimensional images, insertion of captions and rulers, interactive measuring functions with export of measured values to other programs. AxioVision LE is also suitable for those who already use AxioVision to generate images in the Zeiss ZVI image format and want to forward them to other users. The software reads and displays ZVI images. The new software is available on CD or can be downloaded from the internet.