Authors: Bruce FischlAnders DaleMartin SerenoDoug Greve
Updated: Thu 13 January 2022
Type: software
Languages: cross-linguistic
Keywords: neuroimagingpsychologyneuropsychologytoolboxdata
Open Access: yes
Publications: Fischl B. (2012). FreeSurfer. NeuroImage, 62(2), 774–781.
Citation: Laboratory for Computational Neuroimaging. FreeSurfer. (2021). Athinoula A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging.

FreeSurfer is an open source package for the analysis and visualization of structural, functional, and diffusion neuroimaging data from cross-sectional and longitudinal studies. It includes a full processing stream for MR imaging data that involves skull-stripping, bias field correction, registration, and anatomical segmentation as well as cortical surface reconstruction, registration, and parcellation. FreeSurfer also includes fMRI and diffusion tractography toolboxes, a robust visualization interface, utilities for statistical group analysis, and much more...