There are three versions of HYPOTrace available for downloading:
Select the version according to your operating system. To run the software on a Windows PC, double click on the HYPOTrace.exe and follow the PDF user guide. On a Mac, open a terminal window and enter
./run_HYPOTrace.sh $MCR_ROOT, where
MCR_ROOT is the path to the MATLAB runtime library. (The default path is
Liya Wang, the author of HYPOTrace, also maintains a separate HYPOTrace download site.
A sample image set is available for download as a ZIP file (39 MB). The sample image set shows Arabidopsis seedlings responding to continuous blue light after growing in darkness for 2 hours. Images were acquired at ten minute intervals with 127 pixels per mm. The leftmost seedling provides a good demonstration.
Please cite the following if you publish results obtained with this program:
(2009) HYPOTrace: image analysis software for measuring hypocotyl growth and shape demonstrated on Arabidopsis seedlings undergoing photomorphogenesis. Plant Physiology 149: 1632–1637.