Frequently asked questions

Is Unipro UGENE free software?

Yes, you can use and redistribute it under the terms of GPLv2.

How to cite UGENE?

If you use UGENE in your work, please quote this publication:

Unipro UGENE: a unified bioinformatics toolkit

Konstantin Okonechnikov, Olga Golosova, Mikhail Fursov, the UGENE team

Bioinformatics 2012 28: 1166-1167

doi: 10.1093/bioinformatics/bts091

There is also a list of articles describing UGENE, which can be found on the

UGENE page in Wikipedia.

We will be glad if you share information about your paper citing UGENE

on the forum

or by contacting us directly.

Where can I find a list of features planned for the next release?

Check this link for the list of features planned for the next release: link

And this one for the history of releases: link

How can I request a new feature to be implemented in Unipro UGENE?

Use our public bug-tracker or contact us directly.

We can discuss the feature and include it into one of the next public releases of Unipro UGENE or develop it

for your private usage only.

How can I report a bug?

Use our public bug-tracker to submit a new bug. Note that you have to be registered before you can create new issues.

Additionally you can report on UGENE forum or contact us directly.

Does Unipro UGENE works on OS X,Y,Z ?

UGENE runs on Windows 7/8/10, Linux and MacOS.

UGENE is built on top of Qt5 library and works everywhere Qt5 is available.