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NAViGaTOR 2.1.7 Release notes

release date July 24, 2009
Here you will find information about the latest NAViGaTOR version as well as archives of the previous versions. To help us improve NAViGaTOR with every version, you are encouraged to tell us what you think using our feedback form or report issues in Bugzilla.

Updates in NAViGaTOR 2.1.7

GUI Updates:

  • Curved Edge Support
  • Improved 3D Rendering
  • Edge styles (dotted, dashed)

Architecture Updates

  • Multi-threaded Grid Variant Layout

Other Updates

  • Gene Specific GO Annotation Searching

System Requirements

Minimum system requirements:

  • Java Runtime Environment 1.5 or higher
  • 64 MB RAM
  • 300 MHz processor
  • 20 MB free hard drive space
  • OpenGL-capable video card not required, but up-to-date OpenGL drivers are necessary. Information is available here.

Recommended system requirements:

  • 256 MB RAM
  • 1 GHz processor
  • OpenGL-capable video card with hardware OpenGL acceleration support

NOTE: Some features may not be supported on systems with 64-bit architectures.

Download and Installation Instructions

NAViGaTOR 2.1.7 is available for Windows, Mac OS, Linux and Unix. For each OS you have the option of chosing the installer specific to your hardware architecture.

If upgrading from a previous version of NAViGaTOR, we recommend you first uninstall the previous version. Documentation is not included, but can be downloaded seperately from here.

Known Issues

This following list covers some of the known issues or bugs with NAViGaTOR 2.1.7. These should be resolved and fixed in future releases of NAViGaTOR. You may report any new issues you find using Bugzilla.

All platforms

Microsoft Windows

  • Both the program and the installer will run on 64-bit systems, but with 32=bit functionality.

Mac OS

  • Installs on Intel architectures may result in the graph panel overwriting the menus.


    Both the program and the installer will run on 64-bit systems, but with 32=bit functionality.


Download NAViGaTOR 2.1.7!

For Microsoft Windows:

32 bit/i586 Download

For Mac OS:

PowerPC Download

For Linux:

32 bit/i586 Download

For Unix:

32 bit/i586 Download

Terms of download and use:

All downloads and use of the code are subject to the following terms: Permission to use, copy, and modify this software and its documentation is hereby granted to all academic and not-for-profit institutions without fee, provided that name of organization and author appear in all copies of the software and related documentation. Under these conditions, the permission to modify and distribute or to make extended versions of the software is explicitly granted to non-profit organizations. This software and its documentation is provided "AS-IS" and without any warranty of any kind. In no event shall Ontario Cancer Institute or the authors be liable for any consequential damage of any kind, or any damages resulting from the use of this software. This software was written in Java and requires Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 5.0 (1.5.0) or later.