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Changes in version 4.1.1 (Nov 29, 2017)

New Functionality

  • Added Thermo Fisher E-Gel DNA ladders.
    (Requested by Boris Hartmann)
  • Added SMOBIO DNA ladders.
    (Requested by Sitara Takumi)
  • Enabled the “Order Construct” command in SnapGene Viewer, and added an “Order” button to the top toolbar to make accessing this feature easier.


  • Updated the common features database.
  • Made various color and textual enhancements.
  • Ensured that when installing on Windows when SnapGene is already running, the option is provided to either terminate the running copy, wait for it to quit, or cancel the installation.


  • Fixed an issue that prevented exiting when an updated version of an imported file was open.
    (Reported by Matthew Fuchs)
  • Ensured that saving an imported file to a collection results in a file with the proper extension.
    (Reported by Frank Thieme)
  • Corrected the name that is written to the comment field when exporting to FASTA or using the “Batch Convert File Format” command.
    (Reported by Wulf Dirk Leuschner)
  • Set the "OK” button to be the default when performing an action that pops up a confirmation dialog with a "Don't Show Again" check box.
  • Improved the response when non-SnapGene files are manually dragged into a collection folder.
    (Reported by Daniel Kraut)
  • Fixed an issue with filtering invalid files when importing files into collections.
    (Reported by Daniel Kraut)
  • Prevented more than one copy of SnapGene from being launched.
    (Reported by Nick Russell)
  • Prevented a rare configuration that could cause feature names to overlap in linear maps.
    (Reported by an anonymous user)
  • Corrected an issue where the “Alias” column was sometimes empty when viewing a collection.
    (Reported by Rasmus Bak)
  • Enabled opening of SeqBuilder Pro files.
    (Reported by Karen Dolter)
  • Ensured that Alt/Opt-clicking on a feature segment results in selection of only the segment, even if the mouse cursor moves during the click.