Supported Applications


  • Description

    a high-performance visualization tool for interactive exploration of large, integrated genomic datasets. It supports a wide variety of data types, including array-based and next-generation sequence data, and genomic annotations.

  • Usage Notes


  • Primary Citation*

    J. T. Robinson, H. Thorvaldsdóttir, W. Winckler, M. Guttman, E. S. Lander, G. Getz, and J. P. Mesirov. 2011. Integrative genomics viewer. Nature Biotechnology. 29: 24-26.

    • *Full citation information available through

  • Webinars

    This video demonstrates how to use IGV browser for a custom genome and dataset, how to use the launch tool, how to import a genome and annotations, and how to import a dataset. Also shown: how to navigate, search, and annotate regions of interest.

  • Keywords

    DNA-Sequencing, Genomics, Visualization

  • Default Versions

    Linux 64:  2.3.71
    OS X INTEL:  2.3.71

  • Other Available Versions

      Linux 64:

      2.3.68, 2.3.34
    • OS X INTEL:

      2.3.68, 2.3.34, 2.3.32
  • Developers

    Jill Mesirov, Jim Robinson, Jacob Silterra, Helga Thorvaldsdottir.