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Personal to Standard Upgrade

If you own an older personal license for MacVector whose maintenance expired prior to July 2019), you can upgrade to a standard license (that can be installed on multiple machines) of the latest version for 50% off the list price.. Its a great way to get MacVector 17 and have a more flexible licensing solution for one great low price. Use the code P2SUPGRADE in the online form. Expires end of October 2019.

Personal to Standard

If you own a personal license of MacVector with a current maintenance contract (expiring July 2019 or later), upgrade to a standard license that can be installed on multiple machines with a 50% discount. Use the code P2S in the online form. Expires end of October 2019.

Catalina Upgrade

If you own a version prior to MacVector 14, MacVector will not run on the forthcoming macOS Catalina operating system as it is not fully 64-bit compatible. Upgrade to the latest 64-bit version of MacVector (v17.0.7) with a 50% discount and take advantage of all the other great functions added since your version. Use the code CATALINA in the online form. Expires end of October 2019.

Upgrade MacVector, get Assembler FREE

Upgrade an older copy of MacVector (any license where your maintenance contract expired prior to July 2019) at full list price and get Assembler for free. Use the code FREEASSEMBLER in the online form. Expires end of October 2019.

Competitive Upgrades

Upgrade to MacVector at a 50% discount with proof of purchase of any major competitor's software (VectorNTI, LaserGene, Geneious, CLC Workbench etc). Request a quote for further details. (use code TRADEIN). Note that you can easily migrate any existing Vector NTI database sequence files to a suitable MacVector-compatible format.

Get a 50% discount on MacVector with Assembler with proof of purchase of Sequencher. (use code SEQUENCHER). You can use the same code to get 50% off the cost of adding Assembler to an existing up to date MacVector license.

New lab discount.

We have a 30% 'new lab' discount for all labs that have started up within the past six months and are using startup funds. To qualify you will need a letter (an email would suffice) from a suitably authorised person at your institute stating this. Use the promotional code of NEWLAB to request a quote.


You can request a quote for any of the promotions using our online form. Don't forget to add the promo code to get the discount!


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MacVector 17 Released!

MacVector 17 has a huge number of new features including support for macOS Mojave Dark Mode, Gibson/LIC Assembly+Design, a new Restriction Enzyme picker, comprehensive whole genome feature comparison, and a slew of other major enhancements. 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.

macOS 10.14 Mojave

MacVector 17 is not only fully supported and compatible with Apple's latest OS release, macOS Mojave, but it also supports the new Mojave Dark Mode. Earlier versions of MacVector can't do this. So why not upgrade?

MacVector 16 Released!

There is a new release of MacVector with enhanced automatic sequence annotation, a simplified combined Feature/Symbol Editor, a new Assembler algorithm (SPAdes) and lots of other improvements. 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 15.5.4 Update!

This release adds support for more flexible automatic online updating. This will be a required update in preparation for our forthcoming MacVector 16.0 release. Download the update here.

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 Cloning Edition

There is a 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 Cloning Edition. Which edition is right for you? Here's a handy functional comparison chart.

MacVector Promotions

Check out our promotions page to see the latest deals on MacVector software

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.