ANN: DIPY 1.3.0 - Includes BUAN 🏆

Hello all,

We are excited to announce a new release of DIPY: DIPY 1.3 is out!

Please support us by citing DIPY in your papers using the following DOI: 10.3389/fninf.2014.00008

DIPY 1.3.0 (Wednesday, 3 November 2020)

This release received contributions from 27 developers (the full release notes are at: Thank you all for your contributions and feedback!

Please click here to check API changes.

Highlights of this release include:

  • Gibbs ringing correction 10X faster.

  • Spherical harmonics basis definitions updated.

  • Added SMT2 metrics from mean signal diffusion kurtosis.

  • New interface functions added to the registration module.

  • New linear transform added to the registration module.

  • New tutorials for DIPY command line interfaces.

  • Fixed compatibility issues with different dependencies.

  • Tqdm (multiplatform progress bar) dependency added.

  • Large documentation update.

  • Bundle section highlight from BUAN added in Horizon.

  • Closed 134 issues and merged 49 pull requests.


Have in mind that DIPY does not support Python 2 after version 0.16.0. All major Python projects have switched to Python 3. It is time that you switch too.

To upgrade or install DIPY

Run the following command in your terminal:

pip install --upgrade dipy


conda install -c conda-forge dipy

This version of DIPY depends on nibabel (3.0.0+).

For visualization you need FURY (0.6.1+).

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On behalf of the DIPY developers,
Eleftherios Garyfallidis, Ariel Rokem, Serge Koudoro