The original Fibernavigator: tool for vizualization of DTI and MRI data
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The Fibernavigator is a tool designed for a fast and versatile visualization of streamline datasets.

Welcome new users

You can find pre-built versions (Windows, OSX) containing all the latest tools on the Releases page.


If you use the Fibernavigator, please make sure that you quote the following references in any publications:

Chamberland M., Whittinstall K., Fortin D., Mathieu D., and Descoteaux M., "Real-time multi-peak tractography for instantaneous connectivity display." Frontiers in Neuroinformatics, 8 (59): 1-15, 2014.

Chamberland M., Bernier M., Fortin D., Whittinstall K., and Descoteaux M., "3D interactive tractography-informed resting-state fMRI connectivity", Frontiers in Neuroscience (Brain Imaging Methods) 9:275, 2015


New rs-fMRI and real-time fiber tractography tutorials soon available: Tutorial Page. New video tutorials of the Fibernavigator are available.

A list of all tutorials can be seen on the tutorials page.


  • Fast and efficient visualization of the results of deterministic and probabilistic tractograms.
  • Interactive selection of fibers.
  • Real-time fiber tractography (Chamberland et al. 2014, Frontiers in Neuroinformatics).
  • Tractography-driven resting-state fMRI (Chamberland et al. 2015, Frontiers in Neuroscience).
  • Orientation-dependent opacity rendering (Tax et al. 2015, PLoS ONE).
  • Display of MRI & functional MRI. Image Gallery

How to get the application

Development and contact with the team

  • Issues can be submitted in the issue tracker.
  • Various development and use recommandations and how-to are located on the wiki.

A note for previous users

This is the new source for the code and documentation of the original Fibernavigator.

All issues have been moved to the new issue tracker. New issues will also be tracked here.