Download Latest Version of BlenderNEURON

BlenderNEURON consists of two parts: a Python package for NEURON simulator and an add-on for Blender. 

Install both to allow NEURON and Blender to communicate with each other.

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Choose your path:

Start by installing Blender 2.79: Linux | Mac | Windows

  1. Download and extract the BlenderNEURON ZIP file into a known folder
  2. Find and open the BlenderNEURON.hoc file
    • From NEURON GUI with File > load hoc – OR-
    • From console with `load_file(“path/to/BlenderNEURON.hoc”)` 
    • BlenderNEURON is now running within NEURON
  3. Install Blender Add-on:
    • Open Blender 2.79. Then File > User Preferences > Add-ons > Install Add-on From File
    • Point to the ZIP file
    • Check the box next to ‘Import-Export: BlenderNEURON’
    • Click Save User Settings
    • BlenderNEURON will now run with Blender

Now Try the Getting Started Tutorial

Start by installing Blender 2.79: Linux | Mac | Windows

  1. Start BlenderNEURON within NEURON
    • Install BlenderNEURON package with:

`pip install blenderneuron`

    • Start NEURON and in Python console run:

`from blenderneuron import neuronstart` 

    • BlenderNEURON is now running within NEURON
  1. Install Blender Add-on:
    1. Download and extract the BlenderNEURON ZIP file into a known folder
    2.  Open Blender 2.79. Then File > User Preferences > Add-ons > Install Add-on From File
    3. Point to the ZIP file
    4. Check the box next to ‘Import-Export: BlenderNEURON’
    5. Click Save User Settings
    6. BlenderNEURON will now run with Blender

Now Try the Getting Started Tutorial

Follow the steps in scenario ‘You Compiled NEURON from Source’

Looking for earlier BlenderNEURON v0.1?

v0.1.X has been deprecated, but you can still download it below:

Download BlenderNEURON v0.1.6