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Table 2 Summary of all-purpose software suites for analysis of next-generation sequencing data offered with a graphical user interface option

From: Visual programming for next-generation sequencing data analytics

Software Name License Free Platform Installation Workflow Builder Website
BaseSpace Proprietary No Web-browser
App
Cloud No https://basespace.illumina.com
CLCBio Proprietary Trial Web-browser Server Yes http://www.clcbio.com/
DNASTAR
Lasergene
Proprietary Trial MS Windows
Mac OSX
UNIX/Linux
Localhost
Server
No http://www.dnastar.com/
Galaxy GNU GPL Yes Web-browser Localhost
Server
Cloud
Yes https://galaxyproject.org/
https://usegalaxy.org/
Geneious Proprietary Trial MS Windows
Mac OSX
UNIX/Linux
Localhost
Server
No http://www.geneious.com/
Globus Genomics Apache
+ third party
Yes/No
(depends on
the service)
Web-browser Cloud Yes https://www.globus.org/genomics
Golden Helix Proprietary Trial MS Windows
Mac OSX
UNIX/Linux
Localhost No http://goldenhelix.com/
Partek Proprietary Trial MS Windows
Mac OSX
UNIX/Linux
Localhost No http://www.partek.com/
PATRIC GNU GPL Yes Web-browser Cloud No https://www.patricbrc.org
Sequencher Proprietary Trial MS Windows
Mac OSX
Localhost
Server
No https://www.genecodes.com/
SevenBridges GNU GPL (Rabix)
+ third party
Trial Web-browser Cloud Yes https://www.sbgenomics.com/
SoftGenetics Proprietary Trial MS Windows
Mac OSX
(via Parallels)
Localhost
Server
No http://www.softgenetics.com/
UGENE GNU GPL Yes MS Windows
Mac OSX
UNIX/Linux
Localhost
Server
Yes http://ugene.net/
Vector NTI Proprietary Trial MS Windows
Mac OSX
Localhost
Server
No http://www.thermofisher.com/us/en/home/life-science/cloning/vector-nti-software.html