Software : Psychology Software Tools : E-Prime

Psychology Software Tools E-Prime

(as of 2/16/2016)

Software Overview

Main Features

  • Design computerized experiments
  • Collect and organize data
  • Analyze data results
  • Integrate image, audio, and video formats into experiments

Psychology Software Tools E-Prime is a suite of applications used to design psychology experiments. The software offers computerized experiment design, data collection, and analysis. It is available in standard and professional editions.

E-Prime consists of a number of applications:

  • E-Studio - Drag and drop interface for designing experiments.
  • E-Basic - Underlying scripting language of E-Prime and similar to Visual Basic.
  • E-Run - Used to run the E-Basic script and offers millisecond precision of stimulus presentation, synchronizations, and data collection.
  • E-Merge - Combines all of your single session data for group analysis.
  • E-DataAid - Utility used to manage your data, which includes editing, filtering, analyzing, and exporting data.
  • E-Recovery - Enables recovery of data in case of lost or corrupted files or early terminated experiments.

The applications support a variety of file formats, which includes the E-Run 2.0 Script file, E-DataAid 2.0, and E-Merge 2.0 Data proprietary formats. E-Prime also supports several image, audio, and video formats, such as JPEG, PNG, MPEG, AVI, WMV, MP3, and WMA.

The E-Prime suite is designed to be easy enough for novice users but also features advanced functionality that is utilized by more than 5,000 research institutions and laboratories around the world. You can design computerized experiments, execute them, and then collect and analyze data from the experiments. Psychology Software Tools E-Prime is a quality tool that will assist you in implementing randomized and fixed psychology experiments.

Supported File Types

Primary file extension

.EBS2 – E-Run 2.0 Script File

Other file extensions used by Psychology Software Tools E-Prime 2

Supported File Types
.EBSE-Run 1.x Script
.EDATE-DataAid 1.x File
.EDAT2E-DataAid 2.0 File
.EMRG2E-Merge 2.0 Data File
.EPK2E-Prime 2.0 Package File
.ESE-Studio 1.x Experiment File
.ES2E-Studio 2.0 Experiment File
.STARTUPINFOE-Prime 2.0 Startup Info File
Additional Related File Formats
.AVIAudio Video Interleave File
.BMPBitmap Image File
.EMFEnhanced Windows Metafile
.MP3MP3 Audio File
.PNGPortable Network Graphic
.TIFTagged Image File
.TIFFTagged Image File Format
.WMAWindows Media Audio File
.WMFWindows Metafile
.WMVWindows Media Video File

Updated: February 16, 2016