A license is required for commercial download and/or installation of the
Genome Browser binaries and source code. No license is needed for academic,
nonprofit, and personal use. The data displayed by the browser is freely
available for both public and commercial use with a few exceptions. The
README.txt file in the download directory of each assembly shows the use
restrictions pertaining to that data set.
To purchase a license:
- Read and sign the licensing
- Email a signed copy of the license agreement to William Hale, Office
for IP Management: firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Follow the instructions in the license agreement for submitting the
signed original copy and payment.
After your license application has been processed, you will receive
instructions for downloading the browser software and data. CDs are also
available upon request.
Genome Browser licensing inquiries should be made to
For information about commercial licensing of Blat, see the
website or contact