Alternatives to GeneStudio

  • VectorFriends

    VectorFriends combines various types of cloning simulations, sequence analysis and data management into one application. It's free for academic researchers.

    Free Personal Windows

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  • SimVector

    Use SimVector to draw plasmid maps, perform restriction analysis and mapping. The plasmid drawing software also simulates cloning experiments such as gateway cloning, ta cloning and restriction cloning

    Commercial Mac Windows

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  • BVTech Plasmid

    BVTech Plasmid is DNA sequence analysis and plasmid drawing software for Windows PCs.You can use it to plan your DNA cloning, draw high quality plasmid maps, analyse your DNA sequencing data, align sequences, and much more. BVTech Plasmid is easy to…

    Freemium Windows

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  • XPlasMap

    XPlasMap is a DNA mapping program. It draws plasmid or linear DNA maps, showing features such as genes, multiple cloning sites, and restriction sites. The maps are highly customizable: colors, styles, position, and overall appearance of features can…

    Free Mac

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  • DNAssist

    DNAssist provides an intuitive, single interface within which sequence files are displayed, edited and analyzed. The user can customize the display in editor windows by selecting the font, font size, and line length. A sequence is analyzed by simply…

    Open Source Free Windows

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  • CLC bio

    DNA analysis for the workbench

    Commercial Windows

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  • PlasmaDNA

    PlasmaDNA is a free DNA analysis and manipulation software. It is simple to learn and to use, and contains multiple features designed to help with: The design of a successful cloning strategy The generation of the sequences of new clones The archivi…

    Free Mac Windows

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  • Vector NTI

    Vector NTI is a bioinformatics software package. The current versions are v11.5.1 for Windows/PCs and v7.1 for Macs, but only supporting Mac OS X v10.3 (Panther).Features create, annotate, analyse, and share DNA/protein sequences perform and save BL…

    Commercial Mac Windows

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  • Benchling

    Benchling is a life science data management and collaboration platform.

    Free Personal Web-Based

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  • SnapGene Viewer

    SnapGene is the first molecular biology software that is easier to use than pen and paper. Now every DNA construct made in your lab can be documented in a rich electronic format… and thanks to the free SnapGene Viewer, the files can be shared with c…

    Free for personal use Linux Mac Windows

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  • Geneious

    Geneious combines all the major DNA and protein sequence analysis tools into one revolutionary software solution!

    Commercial Linux Mac Windows

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    UGENE is a free open-source cross-platform bioinformatics software

    Open Source Free Linux Mac Windows

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  • Chromas

    Two software applications are available from Technelysium: Chromas and ChromasPro. Chromas is a simple, easy-to-use viewer and editor for sequencing chromatograms. Chromas is ideal for the most basic of sequencing projects, where assembly of multipl…

    Freemium Windows

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  • Ridom TraceEdi

    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. Incorrect base calls can be edited and saved. Trace…

    Free Linux Windows

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  • BioEdit

    BioEdit is a biological sequence alignment editor written for Windows 95/98/NT/2000/XP/7. An intuitive multiple document interface with convenient features makes alignment and manipulation of sequences relatively easy on your desktop computer. Sever…

    Free Windows

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  • PDRAW32

    Scientific software for the molecular biologist. Performs virtual DNA cloning, analyses DNA for restriction enzymes, homing enzymes and primer sites, dam and dcm methylation sites, finds and translates open reading frames. Calculates annealing tempe…

    Freemium Linux Mac Windows

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  • Serial Cloner

    Serial Cloner has been developed to provide a light yet powerful molecular biology software to both Macintosh and Windows users. A Linux version is also distributed. Serial Cloner reads and write DNA Strider-compatible files and import and export fi…

    Free Linux Mac Windows

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  • ApE - A plasmid Editor

    ApE is a science application for plasmid editing. Highlights restriction sites in the editing windowAccurately reflects Dam/Dcm blocking of enzyme sitesHighlights text using pre-defined and custom feature librariesShows translation, Tm, %GC, ORF of …

    Free Mac Windows

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  • Genome Compiler

    Genome Compiler is an easy to use genetic design platform allowing researchers to manipulate and design everything from single genes to entire genomes.

    Freemium Chrome OS Mac Windows Web-Based

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  • DNADynamo

    DNADynamo - for Windows, OSX and Linux. Download it now for abi/scf trace alignments, sub cloning and plasmid management, blast/sequence retrieval, sequence annotation and structure viewing - all in one integrated and easy to use bioinformatics prog…

    Commercial Linux Mac Windows

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