Jul 20, 2023

C library to read/write EDF+/BDF+ (medical data series) files

EDFlib is a programming library for C/C++ to read/write EDF+/BDF+ files. It also reads old-type EDF/BDF files. EDF means European Data Format. BDF is the 24-bits version of EDF.


  • supports reading and writing of 16-bit EDF and 24-bit BDF resolution
  • supports annotations events
  • strives for strict standard compliance, generated files adheres to the standard
  • API supports wide range of sample formats
  • supports multiple annotation channels
  • supports wide range of samplerate combinations

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