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Convenient reader for Matlab mat files

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A Python module to read Matlab files. This module works with both the old (< 7.3) and the new (>= 7.3) HDF5 based format. The output should be the same for both kinds of files.

How to use

from pymatreader import read_mat

data = read_mat(filename)

data is a python dict containing all variables of the mat file.


Documentation can be found here:


The source code can be found here:


This module is developed by Dirk Gütlin & Thomas Hartmann at the Universität Salzburg. You are free to use, copy, modify, distribute it under the terms of the BSD 2 clause license.

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