NeuroMaps Mapper

The NeuroMaps Mapper lets you map and display any kind of data on standard Atlas templates of the macaque or mouse brain and to print or download the figures for presentation or for publication.

Open a tutorial to guide you through a first use of the application after installation

For Windows users with PowerPoint, click: NeuroMaps Mapper (ppt) and keep the PowerPoint window open as you proceed through the instructions below to download the application.

For Macintosh or Linux users with Adobe Acrobat, click: NeuroMaps Mapper (pdf), 1- Keep this window open, 2- Reopen BrainInfo in another window, 3- Navigate to this page again, and 4- Proceed through the instructions below to install the application.

You may want to keep this window open for reference until you complete installation of the Mapper.


  • The Mapper is an application that you download and install permanently. (Formerly it was run on-line, directly from a web browser.)
  • The Mapper now works on Mac OS X. It has been tested on 10.7 Lion and 10.11 El Capitan. (Formerly it ran only on Windows and Linux.)

Installation Instructions

  • Click the Mapper package appropriate for your system. Save it on your computer at a location of your choice.
  • Open the downloaded package by double clicking it.
  • Drag the Mapper folder from the, .dmg, or .gz file to the location on your computer where you want the Mapper permanently to reside, e.g., Desktop. (This step is important, because if you open the Mapper directly from the NeuroMaps_Mapper file it will not work properly.)
  • Open the Mapper folder and click the file Starting.html for instructions on how to start the Mapper.


The version number of this release is 20160331.

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