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    OpenSesame Alternatives

    OpenSesame is described as 'graphical, open-source experiment builder for the social sciences. It sports a modern and intuitive user interface that allows you to build complex experiments with a minimum of effort' and is an app in the Education & Reference category. There are four alternatives to OpenSesame for Windows, Mac and Linux. The best alternative is PsychoPy, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like OpenSesame are DMDX (Free), Paradigm (Paid) and SuperLab (Paid).

    This page was last updated Jan 27, 2021

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      PsychoPy is an open source software package, written in Python programming language, for the generation of experiments for neuroscience and experimental psychology.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      DMDX is a Win 32-based display system used in psychological laboratories around the world to measure reaction times to visual and auditory stimuli. It was programmed by Jonathan Forster at the University of Arizona.
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    1. Flexible and millisecond accurate stimulus presentation for cognitive neuroscience, psychology and linguistics research. Build your experiments using Paradigm's simple drag and drop interface.
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      • Mac
      • Windows
      SuperLab 4 is the stimulus presentation software for Mac OS X (10.4 or later) and Windows 7/Vista/XP.
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