Supported data types

Data type


Accepted data format

File formats

Cell coordinates

Point, Points

numpy array

.npy, .h5

Neuron morphology


Mesh, morphapi.Neuron


Image (3D)

Volume, Actor

numpy array

.npy, .tiff



pandas DataFrame

.json, .h5

Accepted data format: the Actor classes for the data type expect the data in specific formats, this column illustrates what they expect.

File formats: example file formats that data can be stored in. When bold it means that the class can load the data from files directly. Check out Using your data to see how to load data and process it for brainrender.

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