SnapGene is a point and click proprietary software program used for designing and documenting molecular biology experiments. SnapGene is a multipurpose software program used for, but not limited to, the following:

  • DNA sequence alignment, annotation, editing, and visualization

    • Validate constructs with sequence alignments

    • Sanger sequence assembly

  • PCR simulation, primer design, gel simulation

  • Cloning and related methods

  • View plasmid features and customize maps

  • Protein visualization

More information about this software can be found on the SnapGene web site:


SnapGene will run on Windows, MacOS and Linux

You must submit a request through to obtain access to this package.

MacVector, Geneious Prime and CLC BioWorkbench provide somewhat similar functionality