bookmark Open Ephys Permits data acquisition, processing, and visualization. Open Ephys allows to run and monitor extracellular electrophysiology experiments. It offers a Plugin Generator that allows developers to walk through the process of plugin creation and configuration with a user-friendly visual interface. The tool encourages scientists to look ‘under the hood’ and understand the details of its implementation. It provides an acquisition board compatible with many types of headstages. The software is built around processor modules that can be swapped in and out independently.