SnapGene Version 7.0.2

SnapGene 7.0.2 was released on July 26, 2023.


  • Reduced the size of icons in the top toolbar by default
  • Improved look and feel of tabs in search dialog
  • Improved find dialog drop shadow


  • Fixed a bug that resulted in files and folders that with non-latin characters sometimes appearing not writable when in fact they are.
  • Fixed a bug where dragging out a selection in map view would stop working after passing over an annotation
  • Fixed issues with adjusting segment ranges for split features
  • Fixed selecting mirror files created by previously importing a Vector NTI database
  • Fixed opening some SeqBuilder files
  • Fixed importing Geneious files that contain a mixture of sequence types
  • Fixed a crash that could occur when changing the sequence typology in the New File dialog
  • Fixed a crash when opening some non-native (e.g. GenBank) files
  • Improve stability when working with collections
  • Improved stability when popping a stand-alone window back into a tab
  • Various other stability fixes
  • Fixed a bug that resulted in the undo, redo, cut, copy and paste menu actions incorrectly being disabled when using the New File dialog
  • Fixed an issue that sometimes prevented switching tabs using keyboard shortcuts
  • Fixed detecting if restriction sites at the numerical origin is methylation sensitive
  • Fixed displaying quality data in FASTQ files
  • Fixed a bug where residues in ssRNA secondary structures were not numbered consistent with the sequence numbering
  • Editing search query no longer triggers a new search unless the change leads to a logical change to the search query
  • Improved layout and scrolling of content in the search dialog
  • Support top toolbar menu actions for all file types
  • Restore the visible state (shown or hidden) of the top toolbar
  • When popping tabs out respect the "Open windows full screen by default" preference
  • Fix opening a collection when double-clicking an "Open this collection" file in the folder panel
  • Fix various minor visual glitches with the search dialog
  • Fixed a bug that resulted in text being clipped or ellided when using the Japanese translation
  • Fixed a bug that prevented a number of messages from being translated to Chinese or Japanese
  • Fixed a bug that prevented pasting into the search dialog query when viewing a chromatogram or an agarose gel
  • Fixed a bug where buttons could continue to be appear to be moused over after the mouse moves away
  • Files imported into an agarose gel or an alignment are now listed in the same order as in the folder view
  • Fixed a bug that sometimes prevented making selections on older macOS versions by disabling hiding the top toolbar
  • Ensure existing files with the same name are not overwritten when performing a contig assembly
  • Fixed a bug that sometimes prevented selecting the relevant amplified fragment when clicking a primer binding sites while viewing an agarose gel
  • Fixed a bug that prevented showing file icons for selected non-native files in the folder panel

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