NIH Blueprint: The Human Connectome Project

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Connectome Workbench is an open-source visualization and discovery tool used to explore data generated by the Human Connectome Project. The distribution includes wb_view, a GUI-based visualization platform, and wb_command, a command-line program for performing a variety of algorithmic tasks using volume, surface, and grayordinate data.

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Download Connectome Workbench v1.2.3


Requirements (Mac OS)

Recommended system requirements for Mac:

  • OS 10.6 or greater
  • Intel Processor


77 MB .zip file


Requirements (Windows)

Recommended system requirements for Windows:

  • 64-bit Windows version is required
  • Windows XP x64 SP2 or later supported


For 64-bit Windows:
51 MB .zip file


Requirements (Linux)

Recommended system requirements for Linux:

  • Ubuntu / Debian 64-bit LTS 8.04 or later
  • CentOS / RedHat 64-bit 6.2 or later
  • Other configurations may work but have not been tested. Please report back if your system works so we can add it to these requirements.


For Ubuntu / Debian users:
71 MB .zip file

For CentOS / RedHat users:
78 MB .zip file

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Connectome Workbench Tutorials

Workbench 1.0-1.2.3 Tutorial:

Workbench 1.2.2-1.2.3 Guide To Annotations:

Workbench 0.83 Tutorial:

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