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Download and install ChIpInspector 2.1

ChipInspector is a Java tool which is available for download and local installation.

  • Make sure that Java is installed on your computer. If Java is not yet installed on your computer, please visit to download and install the latest version of Java.
  • You need a Genomatix account to run ChipInspector. If you haven't got an account yet, you can register here to get a free trial account or contact us to get a full license.
  • Create a folder on your hard disk where you want to store the installer. If you have set your browser to download files to a default folder, the installer will be downloaded to this default folder.
  • Choose your operating system from the table below.
  • Click on the "Download" link for the Java version installed on your computer and save the installer to the created folder.
  • Switch to the folder on your hard disk where the installer was saved
  • Execute the installer (see below) and follow the instructions


  • Windows
    Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7
    doubleclick on the Genomatix install icon in the folder
    Vista users: please install the software to your home folder, otherwise software updates will not work!
  • MacOS X
    MacOS X
    copy the ChipInspector application from the downloaded disk image to your Applications folder
    Please note that ChipInspector will only work on Intel Core2Duo- or Xeon-equipped Macs, as Java 1.6 is only available for these!
  • Linux
    type "java -jar InstallChipInspector21.jar" ("java -jar InstallChipInspector21_17.jar" for Java versions ≥ 1.7!)