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System Requirements
OS Windows 7 or later
macOS 10.10 or later
Fedora Linux 21 or later
Red Hat Linux 7.2 or later
Ubuntu Linux 14.04 or later
Memory1 GB RAM
Hard Disk250 MB available disk space
Display1024 x 768 or higher resolution

Changes in version 4.0.3 (Aug 16, 2017)

New Functionality

  • Added Thermo Fisher O'GeneRuler MW markers.
    (Requested by Alexandra Iouranova)
  • Added TransGen Biotech MW markers.
    (Requested by Xiong Qin)


  • Added "TransGen Biotech" to the Sequence Author list.
  • Added support for "citation" and "PCR_primers" qualifiers.
  • Added support for the "/note" qualifier for J_segment features.
  • Improved the naming of imported features.


  • Ensured that code numbers and aliases are always shown in a collection list.
    (Reported by Alina Goldstein)
  • Removed an outdated message about AgeI losing activity 37°C.
    (Reported by Georg)
  • Fixed an issue where the keyboard shortcut for "Choose Enzymes" stopped working on Windows.
    (Reported by Chris Jacobs and Fabian Bietz)
  • Improved loading performance of Recent File lists for network mapped drives.
    (Reported by Maarten Rotman)
  • Configured the importer to open files written by CLC Bio 6.9 and prior.
    (Reported by Dan Moran)
  • Enhanced the GenBank importer to convert a nonstandard qualifier to a /note qualifier that preserves the original qualifier name as a prefix.
    (Requested by Novozymes)
  • Allowed iDNA and misc_difference features to be forward and reverse directional.
    (Requested by Novozymes)
  • Fixed an issue when exporting feature names to GenBank/GenPept/EMBL/SwissProt format.
    (Reported by Novozymes)
  • Ensured reliable import and export of strings enclosed in quotes in GenBank qualifiers.
    (Reported by Novozymes)
  • Improved the reliability of importing and exporting GenBank feature names as well as deprecated and nonstandard feature types.
    (Reported by Novozymes)
  • Fixed an issue where the wrong number of annealed bases could be displayed in the selection bar for a primer that has multiple binding sites.
    (Reported by Chu Chen)
  • Enhanced how nonstandard feature types are migrated to /label qualifiers.
    (Suggested by Novozymes)
  • Fixed an issue that could result in an enzyme being listed multiple times for a given restriction site or in the Choose Enzymes dialog.
    (Reported by Nicola Zilio)
  • Improved the accuracy of extending selections by Shift-clicking while viewing an alignment.
    (Reported by Leonid Valentovich)
  • Ensured that /note qualifiers are retained when decoding feature names from imported files.
    (Requested by Novozymes)
  • Prevented the "File" and "Edit" menus from being shown behind other controls when using the Add/Edit/Duplicate Feature dialogs with a protein sequence.
    (Reported by Icon Genetics)
  • Ensured that the selected file in a collection window is listed as an open file in Action window source menus.
  • Improved the responses of the collection window Replace controls.
  • Updated the collection window behavior so that after importing files, the display switches automatically to the “All” setting.
  • Ensured that keyboard shortcuts for switching enzyme sets work consistently while viewing a collection.
  • Prevented outdated messages from being shown after installing a software update.
  • Ensured that a linear map remains visible in Map view after exporting the map image.
  • Fixed an issue with displaying a map alias when exporting to a raster format.
  • Improved the margins for printed output.
  • Adjusted the Recent File menu tooltip position on Windows and Linux.
  • Improved the positioning of context menus in the collection window list.
  • Enhanced the GenBank importer to include a backslash (“/“) before a nonstandard qualifier during conversion to a /note qualifier.
  • Ensured that imported nonstandard or forbidden qualifiers are visible in a /note qualifier within the Add/Edit Feature dialogs.
  • Prevented the appearance of lingering phantom menus on macOS.
  • Ensured that if multiple suitable GenBank qualifiers are available for naming an imported feature, the first such qualifier is used.
  • Improved the import of partial sequences from Addgene.
  • Prevented the appearance of inappropriate transient messages while changing the list selection in a collection window.
  • Fixed an issue that prevented Action commands from working when no file was selected in an open collection window.
  • Prevented descents of characters from being clipped in various search fields.
  • Fixed the plain file icons in Recent Files menus on Linux.

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