Behavior Research Methods

, Volume 40, Issue 4, pp 1150–1162 | Cite as

OGAMA (Open Gaze and Mouse Analyzer): Open-source software designed to analyze eye and mouse movements in slideshow study designs

  • Adrian VoßkühlerEmail author
  • Volkhard Nordmeier
  • Lars Kuchinke
  • Arthur M. Jacobs


In the present article, a new software is introduced that allows the recording and analyzing of eye- and mouse-tracking data from slideshow-based experiments in parallel. The Open Gaze and Mouse Analyzer (OGAMA) is written in C#.NET and has been released as an open-source project. Its main features include slide-show design, the recording of gaze and mouse data, database-driven preprocessing and filtering of gaze and mouse data, the creation of attention maps, areas-of-interest definition, and replay. Eyetracking and/or presentation soft- and hardware recordings in ASCII format can be imported. Data output is provided that can be used directly with different statistical software packages. Because it is open source, one can easily adapt it to suit one’s needs.


Fixation Duration Mouse Movement Representational Format Mouse Data Database Interface 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Adrian Voßkühler
    • 1
    Email author
  • Volkhard Nordmeier
    • 1
  • Lars Kuchinke
    • 1
  • Arthur M. Jacobs
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Physics EducationFreie Universität BerlinBerlinGermany

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