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MacVector 13 For Existing Customers

MacVector 13 is now available for download by qualified customers. To run MacVector 13, you must have a maintenance contract with MacVector Inc that was active on October 1st 2013, or have purchased an upgrade since that time. To see if you will be able to run MacVector 13 using your existing MacVector license, start MacVector, then choose "About MacVector" from the "MacVector" menu. You will see your license information displayed in the splash screen;


If your "Maintenance Ends:" date reads October 1, 2013 or later, you will be able to run MacVector 13. If not, you can register to download the trial version, then contact your local MacVector account manager (sales@macvector.com) to learn about upgrade options.

All customers who are eligible to run MacVector 13 should use this link to download the MacVector 13 installer.

Also, please note the MacVector 12.7 requires OS X 10.6 ("Snow Leopard") or later. Unlike MacVector 12.7, this release will NOT run on OS X 10.5.

MacVector News

MacVector 15.1.5 Update!

Another minor bug fix, this one sorts out some issues displaying double digests after a restriction enzyme search with a small number of enzymes Download the update here.

MacVector 15.1 Released!

MacVector 15.1 has had the NCBI BLAST and Entrez functions rewritten to comply with the requirement that all US Government web services use the secure https:// protocol before the end of 2016. You can read about the new functionality here and determine your eligibility for a free update here. The full installer is available to download on this page.

What Has Changed Since My Version?

Check out this link for a list of the new features introduced in each version going all of the way back to MacVector 10.0.

MacVector 15.0.3 Update!

This fixes a few bugs in 15.0.2 and includes the 15.0.1 update that fixed a number of widely differing issues seen by a subset of Mac OS X 10.10 users.. Download the update here.

MacVector 15 Released!

MacVector 15 adds some great new protein tools - you can now scan for functional domains in proteins using the popular InterProScan interface and align DNA sequences based on their translations.You can read about the new functionality here and determine your eligibility for a free update here. The full installer is available to download on this page.

MacVector Cloning Edition

There is a new cost-effective version of MacVector available, targeted at users who want the power of MacVector's graphical annotation, clone construction and primer design tools, but without all of the bells and whistles of the full version. Click here for details of the new Cloning Edition. Which edition is right for you? Here's a handy functional comparison chart.

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Check out our Getting Started Guide

There's a useful Getting Started Guide to help new users get going with MacVector.

MacVector Blog

We have a blog with contributions from a selection of MacVector, Inc staff discussing a variety of subjects from OS X through bioinformatics, to the challenges of running a small multi-national company.