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MNE-Python is an open-source Python package for exploring, visualizing, and analyzing human neurophysiological data such as MEG, EEG, sEEG, ECoG, and more. It includes modules for data input/output, preprocessing, visualization, source estimation, time-frequency analysis, connectivity analysis, machine learning, statistics, and more.


Documentation for MNE-Python encompasses installation instructions, tutorials, and examples for a wide variety of topics, contributing guidelines, and an API reference.


The user forum is the best place to ask questions about MNE-Python usage or the contribution process. The forum also features job opportunities and other announcements.

If you find a bug or have an idea for a new feature that should be added to MNE-Python, please use the issue tracker of our GitHub repository.


To install the latest stable version of MNE-Python with minimal dependencies only, use pip in a terminal:

$ pip install --upgrade mne

The current MNE-Python release requires Python 3.9 or higher. MNE-Python 0.17 was the last release to support Python 2.7.

For more complete instructions, including our standalone installers and more advanced installation methods, please refer to the installation guide.

Get the development version

To install the latest development version of MNE-Python using pip, open a terminal and type:

$ pip install --upgrade git+

To clone the repository with git, open a terminal and type:

$ git clone


The minimum required dependencies to run MNE-Python are:

For full functionality, some functions require:


Please see the contributing guidelines on our documentation website.


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MNE-Python is licensed under the BSD-3-Clause license.