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Current stable version is 36.0 (September, 2020). See release notes.

Recommended UGENE packages – UGENE Online Installers

If the Internet connection is available on the target computer, it is recommended to use a UGENE Online Installer package.
The installation wizard allows one to add required components or update them, when a new UGENE version is released.
Select a package for your operating system:

UGENE Offline Installers

These packages may be used for offline UGENE installation, however, additional configuration may be required for some components. Select a required package for your operating system:

Data Analysis Tools

UGENE provides GUI for a lot of different bioinformatics tools. Depending on the required data analysis and a selected UGENE package type, additional tools installation/configuration might be required:
  • External Tools Package: the package contains all external tools except JRE and RScript. The tools are provided by default in the Online Installer. To specify tools manually, download the package for your operating system (see below) and specify the tools in the UGENE Application Settings (see documentation for details).
  • Java Runtime Environment (JRE): although UGENE is not a Java application, a few tools (e.g. FastQC, Trimmomatic) require JRE. Make sure JRE 8 or higher is installed.
  • RScript: R is currently used in UGENE for ChIP-Seq data analysis only.

External Tools Package

Reference Data for NGS

To run some NGS data analysis (taxonomy classification or ChIP-Seq) it is required to provide reference data (e.g. RefSeq databases, NCBI taxonomy files, etc.).
It is recommended to use the Online Installer to download these data, however, one can also use the download links below and manually configure the packages. Make sure there is enough disk space on the target computer.

Data for NGS metagenomics classification

Data for ChIP-Seq analysis

Source code

UGENE is an open-source software with GNU GPL v2 license. The source code is available on GitHub.

Old UGENE Packages

Before UGENE version 34 the following packages were provided:
  • Standard Package: UGENE main executables, embedded tools, sample data, etc.
  • Full Package: the same as in the Standard Package + external tools (including tools for NGS data analysis) – this package is recommended for offline installation
  • NGS Package: the same as in the Full Package + ChIP-Seq data analysis additions (RScript, reference data)
Since version 34 only one online and one offline package per 64-bit operating system was left (see above).
The old packages of UGENE version 33 are available below. There are also more earlier packages for obsolete versions of the operating systems.

Windows

Besides types specified above, the following package delivery options were available in UGENE v.33 (note that the delivery type does not affect a package content):
  • Offline installer: provides more close integration with Windows
  • Zip archive: a portable version, does not require administrative rights
OS/Platform + Delivery Type Standard Package Full Package NGS Package
Windows 7+ (64-bit)
Offline installer
Download v.33 Download v.33 N/A
Windows 7+ (64-bit)
Zip archive
Download v.33 Download v.33 Download v.33
Windows 7+ (32-bit)
Offline installer
Download v.33 Download v.33 N/A
Windows 7+ (32-bit)
Zip archive
Download v.33 Download v.33 N/A
Windows XP/Vista (32-bit)
Zip archive
Download v.1.29 Download v.1.29 N/A

Linux

UGENE delivery type universal for different Linux versions is a TAR.GZ archive.
OS/Platform + Delivery Type Standard Package Full Package NGS Package
Linux (64-bit)
TAR.GZ archive
Download v.33 Download v.33 Download v.33
Linux (32-bit)
TAR.GZ archive
Download v.33 Download v.33 N/A

macOS

UGENE delivery type on macOS is a DMG installer.
OS/Platform + Delivery Type Standard Package Full Package NGS Package
macOS 10.7+ (64-bit)
DMG installer
Download v.33 Download v.33 Download v.33
Mac OS X 10.6 (64-bit)
DMG installer
Download v.1.18.0 Download v.1.18.0 N/A
Mac OS X 10.5 (32-bit)
DMG installer
Download v.1.18.0 Download v.1.18.0 N/A
Mac OS X 10.4 (Intel)
DMG installer
Download v.1.10.3 N/A N/A
Power Macintosh (PowerPC)
DMG installer
Download v.1.10.3 N/A N/A

External Tools Packages for UGENE v.33