R-package providing a toolset for (3D-based) Geometric Morphometrics
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Morpho provides a rich toolset for Geometric Morphometrics and mesh processing in R. This includes (among other stuff) mesh deformations based on reference points, permutation tests, detection of outliers, processing of sliding semi-landmarks, im- and export of a variety of triangular surface mesh files.

Installation of the R-package Morpho from CRAN:

Within R:


Installation of the R-package Morpho (development snapshot) using devtools:

Install prerequisites
  1. Install devtools from within R (Ubuntu/Debian users will have to install libcurl4-gnutls-dev beforehand):


    Make sure to have the latest versions of Rcpp and RcppArmadillo installed!!

  2. Install build environment

    • Windows: Install latest version of Rtools During installation of Rtools make sure to install the toolchain, and to select "Edit the system path" (and confirming the installers suggestions).
    • OSX: Install XCODE
Install Morpho

Run the following command in R:

install_github("zarquon42b/Morpho", local=FALSE)