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Installing and Logging In to VarSeq

How do I get VarSeq?

How do I install VarSeq?

  • Windows: Double click on the EXE and follow the prompts for the install dialog screen.
  • Mac OS X: Double click on the DMG package and drag the VarSeq application into the Applications folder.
  • Linux: Extract the TAR.GZ file to a directory of your choosing using the following command: tar –zxvf VarSeq-Lin64-1.4.0.tar.gz To launch VarSeq, change to the VarSeq directory and run ./VarSeq.
  • RHEL/CentOS Linux: Extract the TAR.GZ file to a directory of your choosing using the following command: tar –zxvf VarSeq-RHEL-1.4.0.tar.gz To launch VarSeq, change to the VarSeq directory and run ./VarSeq.

How do I register to create a log in account?

  • From the VarSeq welcome page, click on the Register tab and fill in the required information, read and accept the license agreement (EULA) and click Register & Log In
  • You will need to verify your email address. Check your email inbox at the address used for the log in. Click on the link in the email.
  • If you do not receive the email you will have a chance to have it resent when you activate a license key.

How do I activate a VarSeq license?

  • Once you are logged in, if you have not already activated a license key, or if you have reached the limit of activations available, you will be in VarSeq viewer mode.
  • To activate a license key, click on Activate License Key in the lower right hand corner of the welcome page, or go to Help > Activate a VarSeq License Key. Enter in the provided license key and click Verify.
  • At this time, if the email address has not been verified, a link will appear to resend the verification email.
  • If there are any available activations, click Activate.
  • If you are not able to activate a license key, please contact support@goldenhelix.com.

How do I find the license expiration date?

  • The license expiration date can be found in the lower right-hand corner of the VarSeq welcome page.
  • You can also find the expiration date as well as all licensed features by going to Help > About VarSeq.

How do I get started with an example project?

  • Example projects should be listed on the VarSeq welcome page under the Open Existing Project link for new installs. Click on a project to open it.
  • A list of example projects can also be found by going to File > Open Example Projects.

How do I get more information?

Updated on January 22, 2021

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