File Exchange Pick of the Week

Our best user submissions

This is machine translation

Translated by Microsoft
Mouseover text to see original. Click the button below to return to the English version of the page.

Beating (Cartoon) Heart 1

Posted by Sean de Wolski,

Sean‘s pick this week is Beating (cartoon) Heart by Nathaniel Barlow.

In the spirit of celebrating Valentine’s day with heart inspired FEX submissions ([1], [2]), we add to the list with another. This is an animated cartoon heart… read more >>

Draggable Data Tips

Posted by Jiro Doke,

Jiro‘s pick this week is DragDataTip by Allen.Here’s a simple, but quite useful utility to use in conjunction with MATLAB’s data tips. It customizes the data tips so that you can drag the labels to any location for better visibility.The entry requires you to also download and install draggable by… read more >>

Comprehensive, easy-to-use particle image velocimetry tool 1

Posted by Brett Shoelson,

Brett‘s Pick this week is PIVLab, by William Thielicke.


A Particle Velocimetry Suite of Tools!
A video tutorial!
One suggestion

A Particle Velocimetry Suite of Tools!
Many years ago, as a postdoc at the National Institutes of Health, I was working on a problem with a colleague characterizing the (spiral) shape of the cochlea. Armed… read more >>

Live Script Gallery and “Run in Browser” 2

Posted by Jiro Doke,

Jiro‘s pick this week is the Live Script Gallery.I’m going a bit out-of-model today to highlight a new page that became live recently in MathWorks website. The Live Script Gallery showcases some live script examples found on the File Exchange. You can download these live scripts from their File Exchange… read more >>

GPS Visibility Predictor 1

Posted by Will Campbell,

Will‘s pick this week is GPS Visibility Predictor by Eric Ogier.
The first demo I built upon joining MathWorks was a Simulink model that predicts the number of GPS satellites overhead a particular location on the Earth’s surface. It reads TLE files to load initial conditions, propagates orbits, and calculates azimuth… read more >>

Download Lots of Files 3

Posted by Guest Picker,

Greg’s pick this week is Matlab Data Download by Marcus Vollmer.
Perform a search of a website based on file extensions, and then download the files.
Download by File Type is Easy

Marcus makes it pretty easy to enter a URL, search criteria, and download the selected files.
He includes a progress…

2018 Index

Posted by Sean de Wolski,

I hope you’re reading this in 2019 after coming back from vacation (or you’re on our blog to avoid conversation with the in-laws).  Here are all of our picks and posts from 2018.  Have a great new year!

Pick of The Week Index

Let It Snow
Richard Moore
Your office has no window. You…

Let’s draw Spider-Man!

Posted by Jiro Doke,

Jiro‘s pick this week is Let’s draw Spider-Man! by Ikumi Takemura.Recently, in the last couple of years, we have been hiring MATLAB Student Ambassadors at some universities. Their purpose is to help spread the word of MATLAB and increase usage on campus. They organize and coordinate various events and activities… read more >>

Yankee Swap 2

Posted by Sean de Wolski,

Sean‘s pick this week is Yankee Swap by Heather Gorr.

As the end of the year approaches, many of you will likely be summonsed to partake in Yankee Swaps with your coworkers. This app can help you organize… read more >>

These postings are the author's and don't necessarily represent the opinions of MathWorks.