The Observer XT

New in the latest release

The Observer XT is designed to speed up your work! Especially the new features of version 16 will benefit your research.

What's new in The Observer XT 16

The Observer XT is the most complete software for behavioral research. Supporting you from coding behaviors on a timeline and unraveling the sequence of events to integrating different data modalities in a complete lab.

  • Code behaviors in a quantitative way and visualize them on a timeline

  • Automatically synchronize multiple data streams

  • Calculate statistics and assess reliability


Faster and more efficient

Our powerful and versatile coding system is designed to speed up your work! The Observer XT 16 is a 64-bit application, making the platform run even faster and more efficient, adding more power to the GOLD STANDARD for coding and analyzing behavior.


The Observer XT 16 can be used with a dongle free security system

Dongle free licensing system

With The Observer XT 16 it is possible to activate the software without requiring a hardware key (dongle). The new Software Based Licensing allows for a more flexible use of the license. No more lost or damaged dongles, just simply and quickly install and activate your software on one or multiple computers.


Improved interaction

With N-Linx you get complete insights into the relationships between experimental conditions, facial expressions, physiological responses, and more.

Thanks to the updated N-Linx, the standard protocol for automatically integrating systems, tying data streams from different tools like FaceReader, Viso, and MediaRecorder together, runs even more smoothly.

What's new in The Observer XT

Using Pocket Observer on a  handheld tablet

Pocket Observer

The Pocket Observer is a special add-on for live coding that runs on smartphones, handhelds, tablets, and on rugged devices suitable for outdoor use. It was designed for ambulatory and outdoor observations. Pocket Observer has now been optimized for use on Android 10 and up.


RESOURCES: Read more about The Observer XT

Find out how The Observer XT is used in a wide range of studies and how it can elevate your research!

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  • Customer success stories
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