Comparison of behavioral experiment software


Comparison of behavioral experiment software

Overview of software packages used in experimental psychology and related disciplines. These packages differ in various aspects (as listed in the table below). Some software is proprietary, and some is available as free software. Some packages have a graphical user interface. Some packages have a scripting language. Some offer a software library with functions of interest to experimental psychology for a programming language.

Name Operating System License type GUI Scripting language Library
DMDX [1] Microsoft Windows Free Software No Yes No
E-Prime [2] Microsoft Windows Proprietary Software Yes Yes No
Experimental Run-Time System [3] Microsoft Windows Proprietary Software Unknown Yes No
Expo [4] Mac Unknown Yes Yes No
Expyriment [5] Linux Microsoft Windows Mac Free Software No Yes Python
Inquisit [6] Microsoft Windows Proprietary Software Yes Yes No
OpenSesame [7] Microsoft Windows Linux Free Software Yes Yes Python
Paradigm [8] Microsoft Windows Proprietary Software Yes Yes No
PEBL [9] Linux Mac Microsoft Windows Free Software Unknown Yes Unknown
Presentation [10] Microsoft Windows Proprietary Software Yes Yes No
PsychoPy [11] Linux Mac Microsoft Windows Free Software Yes Yes Python
Psykinematix [12] Mac Proprietary Software Yes No No
PsyScope [13] Mac Free Software Yes Yes Unknown
PsyToolkit [14] Linux Free Software No Yes C
Psychtoolbox for MATLAB [15] Linux Mac Microsoft Windows Free Software No Yes MATLAB
PyEPL [16] Linux Mac Free Software No Yes Python
SPIC Software [17] Microsoft Windows Free Software Yes Yes No
Superlab [18] Mac Microsoft Windows Proprietary Software Yes Yes No
Tscope [19] Linux Mac Microsoft Windows Free Software No No C/C++
Vision egg [20] Linux Mac Microsoft Windows Free Software No Yes Python
Webexp2 [21] Web-based Free Software Yes Yes Java

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