Online Help

Golden Helix GenomeBrowse® visualization tool raises the bar on the experience of exploring and finding key insights into your genomic data. Every component has been designed and optimized to give you a user-experience beyond imagination.

The following resources are available for GenomeBrowse users:


Screenshots from GenomeBrowse should be cited as follows. "v2.x" should be replaced with the version number. If dot version number is unknown, "v2" can be used. Image numbers should be listed in citation.

Screenshots are from Golden Helix GenomeBrowse® visualization tool v2.x by Golden Helix, Inc. Images (list numbers) are from the software.

Software should also be cited in the References, Web References, or Bibliography section as follows:

Golden Helix GenomeBrowse® visualization tool (Version 2.x) [Software]. Bozeman, MT: Golden Helix, Inc. Available from

Video Tutorials

Just getting started and want a quick overview of how to navigate GenomeBrowse? Check out our video tutorials! We'll cover the basics of adding BAM files and public annotations, how to zoom, and get you familiar with the plot controls.

Community Site for Questions and Feature Requests

GenomeBrowse is a free product with a community-support model. If you have questions about how to do something, have a bug to report, or would like to suggest a great new feature, make your voice heard at our community Q&A site. The log-in account you created when installing GenomeBrowse is all you need to get started.

Getting Started PDF

Download a four-page Getting Started PDF that gets you up and running, including a diagram of the GenomeBrowse interface and a Reference Sheet that has shortcuts, keyboard controls, and more.

GenomeBrowse 2.0 Manual

Read the full GenomeBrowse manual to learn all about the product and its features!


See GenomeBrowse in action! These recorded webcasts show how others are using GenomeBrowse to view their sequence data.

We do not currently offer phone or email support for GenomeBrowse. Please direct all questions to our community site.

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