EDFbrowser 1.53

A free EDF file viewer for Linux
EDFbrowser is an open source and 100% FREE multi-platform viewer for EDF files.


Extract the sourcefile and enter the following commands:

qmake or qmake-qt4


Now you can run the program.

Main features:

  • supported fileformats: EDF, EDF+, BDF, Nihon Kohden*
  • supports montages
  • annotations
  • precise measurements by using crosshairs
  • zoomfunction by drawing a rectangle with the mouse
  • shows signals from different files at the same time
  • built in ASCII to EDF converter
  • built in EDF/EDF+/BDF to ASCII converter
  • built in Nihon Kohden to EDF+ converter (including annotations)
  • built in EDF/EDF+/BDF compatibility checker
  • available for Linux and Windows

last updated on:
December 11th, 2013, 8:14 GMT
developed by:
Teunis van Beelen
license type:
GPL (GNU General Public License) 
ROOT \ Science and Engineering \ Neuroscience


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What's New in This Release:
  • The activity of the floating ruler will now be stored in the montages as well.
  • Added a filter to the annotationslist.
  • Modified the BI9800 to EDF converter to make it work with 48-hour recordings.
  • Made the viewtime (fileposition) indicator configurable. Added the date to the viewtime indicator in the left down corner of the screen. This can be configured in the settings menu.
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