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HSLS MolBio Available Software

Bioinformatics software available to Pitt researchers.

About SnapGene

SnapGene provides a fast and easy way to plan, visualize, and document your molecular biology procedures, including cloning and PCR manipulations.  Use SnapGene Viewer to share files with colleagues around the world.


Some of what you can do with SnapGene:

Registration & Access Info

Register here

  • Must have Pitt email address
  • Limited to on-campus computers
  • Runs on PC & Mac & Linux

System requirements

  • OS:
    • Windows 7 or later
    • macOS 10.10 or later
    • Ubuntu Linux 14.04 or later
    • Red Hat Linux 7.2 or later
    • Fedora Linux 21 or later
  • Memory:  1 GB RAM
  • Hard Disk:  250 MB available disk space
  • Display:  1024 x 768 or higher resolution