FieldTrip is Open Source software and you can use it freely under the GPL license without other restrictions. However, we do appreciate getting acknowledged for the contribution of our project to your research. Please note that your references to FieldTrip also help us to ensure continued funding for the FieldTrip project, code development and support.

If you have used FieldTrip for the analysis that you are reporting on in a scientific publication, we kindly ask you to refer to the following publication

Oostenveld, R., Fries, P., Maris, E., Schoffelen, JM (2011) FieldTrip: Open Source Software for Advanced Analysis of MEG, EEG, and Invasive Electrophysiological Data. Computational Intelligence and Neuroscience, Volume 2011, doi:10.1155/2011/156869

The FieldTrip reference paper has been published in an Open Access journal and you can get the PDF version here or read the HTML version here.

Publications that are referring to FieldTrip are listed here.

Publications that describe (some of) methods that are implemented are listed here.