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SnapGene Viewer includes the same rich visualization, annotation, and sharing capabilities as the fully enabled SnapGene software.

Would you like to move beyond hand-drawn plasmid maps?

SnapGene Viewer is revolutionary software that allows molecular biologists to create, browse, and share richly annotated DNA sequence files up to 1 Gbp in length.


System Requirements


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

Memory 1 GB RAM
Hard Disk 250 MB available disk space
Display 1024 x 768 or higher resolution

What are the differences between SnapGene and the free SnapGene Viewer ?

See what you're thinking:

Beautiful maps
Zooming for chromosomes
Primer binding sites
Enzyme sites and properties
Sequence trace viewer
Intuitive sequence editing
Realistic agarose gels
Customized enzyme sets

Simulate in a snap:

Restriction cloning
Conventional PCR
Overlap extension PCR
Primer-directed mutagenesis
Gateway® cloning
Gibson Assembly®
In-Fusion® cloning
TA and GC cloning

Avoid making mistakes:

Restriction site overview
Clear methylation indicators
Reading frames for gene fusions
Sequence trace alignment
Alignment with other sequences

Manage your data:

Feature and primer lists
Versatile file conversion
Automatic feature annotation
Customized automatic annotation
Import of features and primers

Record every step:

Comprehensive "Undo" capability
History overview
History color-coding
Embedded ancestor sequences

After experiencing the remarkable elegance of SnapGene Viewer, consider upgrading to SnapGene so that you can easily edit sequences and plan, visualize, and document your molecular biology procedures.