• More functionality to import fMRIprep-processed data (#315)

  • Function to rotate flatmaps (f88a)

  • Option to ignore NaNs when averaging across the thickness of cortex (#355)

  • New views for cortex.export.plot_panels and passing of additional kwargs (#361, #362)

  • Specify colorbar location with default positionings for quickflat (#364)

  • Pass custom colors for VolumeRGB (#366)


  • Bug with automatic creation of SVGs with ROIs (#340)

  • Python 2/3 compatibilities for svgoverlay (#352)

  • from_freesurfer/to_freesurfer handling of NIFTI images (#354)

  • ROI label display parameters (#356)

  • Improve documentation for install and demo (#359)

  • Inkscape compatibility with newer versions (#365)

  • Use correct contrast for automatic alignment with FreeSurfer’s bbregister (39d8)



  • Installation fix for PyPi



  • Added function cortex.utils.download_subject to download new subjects for pycortex from web URLs. This function allows users to download FreeSurfer’s fsaverage surface, with a flatmap and ROI labels made by Mark Lescroart (#344)

  • Vertex objects have a new method .map() that allows mapping from one surface to another (#334)

  • Add cortex.freesurfer.get_mri_surf2surf_matrix to create a sparse matrix implementing the mri_surf2surf command (#334)

  • Add function to plot and save 3D views and plot panels (#337)

  • Axis object can be passed to quickshow (#325)

  • Help menu for the 3D WebGL viewer can be accessed with a shortcut (#319, #321)

  • New keyboard shortcuts (list)

  • Convenience function to import data preprocessed with fmriprep (#301)

  • Added option to use FreeSurfer’s BBR for automatic alignment and function to use Freeview for manual alignment


  • Fix DataView2D to allow plotting of 2D datasets with quickflat

  • Fix VertexRGB and VolumeRGB when alpha is not set

  • Allow arbitrary positioning of the colorbar with quickflat

  • Make quickflat more robust to extraneous polygons (#333)

  • Fix mouse behavior when unfold > 0.5 in WebGL viewer (#330)

  • Sub surfaces fixes (#307)

  • Firefox compatibility fixes (#306)

  • Miscellaneous python 3 fixes