UGENE Alternatives

    UGENE is described as 'is free open-source cross-platform bioinformatics software' and is an app in the Education & Reference category. There are more than 10 alternatives to UGENE for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, the Web and Self-Hosted solutions. The best alternative is Rasmol, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like UGENE are Geneious (Paid), Clustal Omega (Free), SnapGene Viewer (Free Personal) and TreeView X (Free, Open Source).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Jan 18, 2021

    • RasMol is a computer program written for molecular graphics visualization intended and used primarily for the depiction and exploration of biological macromolecule structures...
      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
    • Geneious combines all the major DNA and protein sequence analysis tools into one revolutionary software solution!
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux


    • Clustal Omega is a multiple sequence alignment program. It produces biologically meaningful multiple sequence alignments of divergent sequences.
    • SnapGene Viewer is revolutionary software that allows molecular biologists to create, browse, and share richly annotated DNA sequence files up to 1 Gb in length.
      • Free Personal
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
    • TreeView X is an open source program to display phylogenetic trees on Linux, Unix, Mac OS X, and Windows platforms.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
    • Ridom TraceEdit is a cross-platform graphical DNA trace viewer and editor. TraceEdit displays the chromatogram files from Applied Biosystems automated sequencers and files in the Staden SCF format.
      • Free
      • Windows
      • Linux
    • Multiple sequence alignment software.
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      • Free
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
    • Tree drawing software for Apple Macintosh and Windows.
      • Free
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
    • A full featured multiple sequence alignment editor, analyser and shading utility for Windows.
      • Free
      • Windows
    • Archaeopteryx is a software tool for the visualization, analysis, and editing of potentially large and highly annotated phylogenetic trees.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Java