Software

Rtivity

A versatile software for the automated analysis of animal activity and sleep patterns

Demonstration Video Click here to watch full screen in a new page

What's New in Rtivity

Since version 1.1

+ Missing data imputation

+ Survival Analysis (Kaplan-Meier);

+ Additional Sleep and Rhytmicity parameters

+ Fractal analysis of activity fluctuation patterns

+ Upload size up to 100Mb (desktop version only);

Since version 1.2

+ Bin converter

(automate size reduction of monitor files acquired with unnecessarily high resolution for extended periods).

Rtivity online version (v1.2)

https://ruisilva.shinyapps.io/rtivity/

No installation required (Shiny App)

Disconnects after 15 min of user inactivity (idle time)

Maximum upload 5Mb

User Guide (v1.2)

User_guide v1.2

Sample Data

Monitor 1.txt (576 Kb)
Monitor 2.txt (576 Kb)
metadata.xlsx (5 Kb)

Rtivity @ GitHub

https://github.com/Rilva/Rtivity



Rtivity Desktop version

Works faster and offline. Upload size up to 100Mb

Computer prerequisites:

  • Windows 7 or above

  • Java 1.6 or above

Download Rtivity 1.2.3 for Windows | March 2022

Rtivity_setup v1.2.3.exe | Setup File: (502 Mb)

Brief Info about the setup exe file: Setup files contain and install (inside C:\Rtivity) a portable browser (Chrome) and a portable R (with all libraries required to run Rtivity). Users do not need to install R in their computer, and can add an Rtivity icon shortcut to their desktop.

Detailed info: Visit the User_guide v1.2

Citation of Rtivity in publications:

Silva, R.F.O., Pinho, B.R., Monteiro, N.M., Santos, M.M., Oliveira, J.M.A. Automated analysis of activity, sleep, and rhythmic behaviour in various animal species with the Rtivity software. Sci Rep 12, 4179 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-022-08195-z