"Psykinematix is the most powerful and affordable standalone solution dedicated to Visual Psychophysics running on macOS. It consists in a unique OpenGL-based software package that does not require any programming skill to create and run complex experiments. Easy to use, subject-friendly, powerful and reliable, Psykinematix runs standard psychophysical protocols, presents complex stimuli, collects subject's responses, and analyzes results on the fly."

William BEAUDOT, President & Chief Vision Scientist at KyberVision Japan LLC        

What Do Users Say About Psykinematix?

Psykinematix is an excellent tool for the rapid and accurate development of psychophysical testing. It allows for the swift conversion of ideas into experiments.

Ben Thompson, University of Waterloo (Optometry & Vision Science)

I have recommended Psykinematix to students because it is a quality fast-track solution to experiment design and development.

Max Farrell-Whelan, Macquarie University (Department of Psychology)

To learn more about the use of Psykinematix in clinical research, check out our VSJ 2009 paper: "Psykinematix: A New Psychophysical Tool for Investigating Visual Impairment due to Neural Dysfunctions".

SENDAI, Japan —October 18, 2018 KyberVision Japan LLC released today Psykinematix 1.8 Student & Standard Editions, and Psykinematix 2.3 Sharp / GPU / Metropsis Editions which bring bug fixes, improvements and compatibility with Apple's new macOS 10.14 "Mojave".

Psykinematix features in particular:
What are the hardware and software requirements ?

Psykinematix v1.* runs on any Macintosh computer released since 2002 supporting at least Mac OS X 10.4 (Tiger) and with a minimum of 32MB of video memory, 512MB RAM, and a 800 Mhz processor. Psykinematix v1.* is provided as a Universal Binary so it runs natively on both PowerPC-powered and newly released Intel-powered Macintosh computers. Psykinematix v2.* (GPU, Sharp and Metropsis Editions) run only on Intel-based Macintosh computers under Mac OS X 10.6 to 10.14 (latest macOS).

Recommended System Requirements:

Software: From Mac OS X Tiger (10.4) to macOS Mojave (10.14) , QuickTime 7 or Quicktime X

  • PowerPC G4, G5 or Intel Core processor >1.5 GHz
  • 1 GB of RAM, 5 GB of free hard-disk space on system partition
  • ATI/AMD Radeon, NVIDIA GeForce, or Intel GMA video chip with 64MB
Psykinematix has been successfully tested on the following systems (this list is not exhaustive, the majority of the Macintosh computers released the past 15 years will also work):
  • iMac G4 FP 800Mhz, 1GB RAM, GeForce2 MX 32MB
  • iBook G4 1Ghz, 640MB RAM, ATI Radeon 9200 32MB
  • iMac G4 FP 1.25Ghz, 768MB RAM, GeForce FX 5200 64MB
  • PowerMac G4 1.25Ghz, 1.5GB RAM, GeForce4 Ti 4600 128MB
  • MacMini G4 1.42Ghz, 512MB RAM, ATI Radeon 9200 32MB
  • MacMini Intel Core 2 Duo 1.66 GHz, 1GB RAM, Intel GMA 950 64MB
  • PowerBook G4 1.67Ghz, 1GB RAM, ATI Radeon 9700 128MB
  • MacMini Intel Core 2 Duo 2 GHz, 1GB RAM, Intel GMA 950 64MB
  • PowerMac G5 2.0GHz, 1GB RAM, ATI Radeon 9600 Pro 64MB
  • MacBook Pro 13" dual-core Intel Core i5 2.3 GHz, 4GB RAM, Intel HD Graphics 3000 384MB
  • MacBook Pro Intel Core 2 Duo 2.33 GHz, 2GB RAM, ATI Radeon X1600 256MB
  • iMac Intel Core 2 Duo 2.33 GHz, 2GB RAM, ATI Radeon X1600 256MB
  • MacBook Pro Intel Core i7 2.3GHz, 8GB RAM, GeForce GT 650M 512MB NEW!
  • MacMini Intel Core i5 2.5GHz, 4GB RAM, Intel HD Graphics 4000 512MB NEW!
  • MacBook Pro Core 2 Duo 2.4 GHz, 2GB RAM, GeForce 8600M GT 256MB
  • MacBook Pro Core 2 Duo 2.5 GHz, 4GB RAM, GeForce 8600M GT 512MB
  • MacPro Quad-Core Intel Xeon 2x2.26GHz, 6GB RAM, NVIDIA GeForce GT 120 512MB NEW!
  • MacPro Quad-Core Intel Xeon 2x2.8 GHz, 2GB RAM, ATI Radeon HD 2600 256 MB
  • MacPro Quad-Core Intel Xeon 2x2.8 GHz, 8GB RAM, NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GT 512 MB
  • MacPro Quad-Core Intel Xeon 2x3.0 GHz, 4GB RAM, NVIDIA GeForce 7300 GT 256MB
  • MacPro Quad-Core Intel Xeon 3.2GHz, 8GB RAM, ATI Radeon HD 5770 1024MB NEW!
  • iMac 27" Retina 5K Intel Core i5 3.5GHz, 8GB RAM, AMD Radeon R9 M290X 2048MB NEW!
  • iMac 27" Quad-core Intel Core i7 3.5GHz, 16GB RAM, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780M 4GB NEW!

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