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You can download the LIFEx software for free once you have created an account and received your account validation (time estimated is one working day).  

Click on the following links to learn on how to download the latest versions of LIFEx.


Environmental constraints

  • Minimum configuration required:
    • MacOs Maverick, Windows 7, Linux kernel 2.3
    • PC- Intel Core i5, 8 GB RAM, Architecture processor 64-bit
  • Recommended configuration :
    • MacOs Maverick, Windows 10, Linux kernel 2.3
    • PC- Intel Core i7, 16 GB RAM, Architecture processor 64-bit



  • The Lifex software is distributed under a CEA license. Please read the entire license before downloading the installer: Take note of the CEA License.





  Move from the .dmg image to your Application folder.
  Launch LIFEx_setup.exe and follow the instructions.
  Untar the LIFEx.tar file in a directory of your choice (tar xvf LIFEx....tar)
  Execute the launcher script called ./




LIFEx analytics

169 publications:

Evolution of the number of publications:
(from PubMed)
2016: 2 publications
2017: 5 publications
2018: 26 publications
2019: 47 publications
2020: 89 publications
(2020 in progress)

3819 user accounts:

Evolution of the number of accounts:
(from our site web)
2016: 167 accounts (0.5 account/day)
2017: 332 accounts (0.9 account/day)
2018: 832 accounts (2.3 accounts/day)
2019: 1204 accounts (3.3 accounts/day)
2020: 1284 accounts (3.8 accounts/day)
(2020 in progress)

210 citations:

Evolution of the number of citations:
(from google scholar)
2016: 2 citations
2017: 5 citations
2018: 26 citations
2019: 63 citations
2020: 114 citations
(2020 in progress)

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