WinLTP
Version 2.20b
Leading-Edge Features
Special Features
Ordinary Features
Additional Features
Links to Low Cost / No Cost Electrophysiology Software
 
for Synaptic Plasticity Related Software
 
(if you have any additional program suggestions, please let us know)

 

Acquisition and Analysis
      ACQ4 - by Luke Campagnola, Megan Kratz and Paul Manis
     Patch clamping and fluorescence imaging
     Uses National Instruments M- and X-Series boards
 
      AxoGraph X - by Axograph Scientific (John Clements)
     Uses National Instruments M- and X-Series boards and Axon Digidata 132x boards
 
AxoScope - by Molecular Devices (formerly Axon Instruments, can be freely downloaded)
     Use to view WinLTP generated gap-free Axon Binary Files (*.ABF). 
     Use to extract sections in WinLTP generated generated gap-free Axon Binary Files (*.ABF)
     Uses Axon Digidata 132x boards
  
      DataPro - by the Spruston lab
     Electrophysiological data acquisition and analysis
 
DClamp - by Kevin Staley and Waldemar Swiercs at the MGH Pediatric Epilepsy Center
      Finally a good program for detecting epileptic interical bursts and seizures that isn't protected by a patent and
         run on an expensive box
     Can analyze continuous gap-free Axon Binary Files that WinLTP generates
   
       Ephus - Neuroscience data acqusition
        Uses National Instruments M- and X-Series boards
   
GePulse - by Michael Pusch of Istituto di Biofisica CNR
     Uses National Instruments M- and X-Series boards
 
jClamp - by Joseph Santos-Sacchi of SciSoft and Yale University
     Uses National Instruments M- and X-Series boards and Axon Digidata 132x boards
 
mPhys - by Phil Larimer at Case Western Reserve 
     A data acquisition and analysis program written in MatLab
       Uses National Instruments M- and X-Series boards
  
Nclamp - by Angus Silver's lab at the University College London
     Is an IGOR program
     Uses National Instruments M- and X-Series boards
   
Neuro Righter - by John Ralston and others
     Very interesting program for recording from multi-electrode arrays
     Uses National Instruments M- and X-Series boards
   
Seft Sofware Suite - Electrophy 4
    See "Introduction to Electrophysiological Methods and Instrumentation" by F. Bretschneider and J.R. de Weille
 
Slice - by Lee, DiMattina, and Sanes at New York University 
     Is an IGOR program
  
WaveSurfer - developed at HHMI by the Svoboda, Magee, Spruston Jayaraman and Koyama labs.
       A pre-release patch-clamp electrophysiology software written in MatLab
     Uses National Instruments M- and X-Series boards
  
WinWCP  and WinEDR (Strathclyde Electrophysiology Suite) - by John Dempster
     Uses National Instruments M- and X-Series boards and Axon Digidata 132x boards

 

Analysis Only
  Chronux - by Partha Mitra's laboratory at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratories
     Digital signal processing for electrophysiological signals using MATLAB
   
  DataView - by Bill Heitler at the University of St. Andrews
       Use to detect spontaneous events in WinLTP generated generated gap-free Axon Binary Files
       Can detect spontaneous epileptic events
       Detected events can then be saved to ASCII txt files and reanalyzed with WinLTP
  
Klustakwick - by Ken Harris at Rutgurs University
  
NeuroScope and Klusters - by Hazan, Zugaro and Buzsáki at State Univ. of New Jersey, Newark
  
MiniAnalysis Program - by Justin Lee of Synaptosoft
     Use to detect spontaneous events in WinLTP generated gap-free Axon Binary Files
     Can get decay constants for multiple spontaneous or triggered synaptic potentials
     Can do LTP analyses of Axon *.ABF files (and WinLTP ADsweep files)
     
StimFit - by Christoph Schmidt-Hieber (of the Peter Jonas lab)
     Can get decay constants for synaptic potentials, event detection, power spectrum
     Can directly analyze single sweep WinLTP ADsweep data files, and Axon Binary Files (*.ABF)
   
  Taro-Tools - by Taro Ishikawa
        A set of Igor Pro tools for neurophysiological analysis

 

Other Interesting Stuff
  G-Clamp - Dynamic Clamp software - by Paul Kullmann, Diek Wheeler, Joshua Beacom and John Horn
       Uses National Instruments LabVIEW Real-Time, and M- and X-Series boards
   
      David Colquhoun's single channel analysis programs
 
MATLAB Data Acquisition Tool Box
     Uses National Instruments M- and X-Series boards  
  
QUB - by the Qin, Sachs and Auerbach labs at the State University of New York at Buffalo
     Used for single channel data acquisition and analysis
     Uses National Instruments M- and X-Series boards (can now do Dynamic Clamping at 6 usec sample intervals)
   
  StdpC - Dynamic Clamp sofware by Thomas Nowotny, David Samu and others
       Uses National Instruments M- and X-Series boards
   
  WinFluor - Fluorescence imaging software  (Strathclyde Imaging Software) - by John Dempster
       Uses National Instruments M- and X-Series boards