What is EthoVision XT

EthoVision XT is the most widely applied video tracking software that tracks and analyzes the behavior, movement, and activity of any animal. Without the use of sensors!

Read more about related products: DanioVision Observation Chamber, PhenoTyper, mazes and open fields


Read more about related research and development: Track3D and stimulus and response devices.

Why use EthoVision XT

One versatile software platform to automate tests in a wide range of set-ups:

  • A cost-effective solution for all standard behavioral tests
  • Facilitates high-throughput testing
  • Suitable for demanding sophisticated test-protocols


EthoVision XT has been validated in over 5400 peer-reviewed publications. It is simply the most-used and best solution out there!


How EthoVision XT works

EthoVision XT is a software platform. Mix and match it with different modules and hardware to create solutions that fit your research. Learn about the EthoVision XT modules


Examples of applications include:
•    Morris water maze
•    Novel object recognition test
•    Open field activity
•    Elevated plus maze
Find more EthoVision XT applications here.


EthoVision XT 9 runs on Windows 7 and Windows 8 (32 and 64 bit) 

Who uses EthoVision XT

EthoVision XT is used in 60% of all publications on video tracking in 2011. That’ s more than 3000 users worldwide!