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DIPY is the paragon 3D/4D+ imaging library in Python. Contains generic methods for spatial normalization, signal processing, machine learning, statistical analysis and visualization of medical images. Additionally, it contains specialized methods for computational anatomy including diffusion, perfusion and structural imaging.

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DIPY [DIPYREF]_ is a python library for the analysis of MR diffusion imaging.

DIPY is for research only; please do not use results from DIPY for clinical decisions.


Current information can always be found from the DIPY website -

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You can find our sources and single-click downloads:

  • Main repository
    _ on Github.
  • Documentation_ for all releases and current development tree.
  • Download as a tar/zip file the
    current trunk

.. _main repository: .. _Documentation: .. _current trunk:

Installing DIPY

DIPY can be installed using

pip install dipy

or using

conda install -c conda-forge dipy

For detailed installation instructions, including instructions for installing from source, please read our

installation documentation 


DIPY is licensed under the terms of the BSD license. Please see the



We welcome contributions from the community. Please read our

Contributing guidelines 


.. [DIPYREF] E. Garyfallidis, M. Brett, B. Amirbekian, A. Rokem, S. Van Der Walt, M. Descoteaux, I. Nimmo-Smith and DIPY contributors, "DIPY, a library for the analysis of diffusion MRI data", Frontiers in Neuroinformatics, vol. 8, p. 8, Frontiers, 2014.

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