Software for protein works and Western blotting


It says: AUDENS is a tool for automated de novo sequencing of peptides. It has a flexible preprocessing module which is designed to distinguish between signal and noise peaks.

License: Freeware, but based on Java


It says: GROMACS is a versatile package to perform molecular dynamics, i.e. simulate the Newtonian equations of motion for systems with hundreds to millions of particles..

License: Freeware, source code available


You can perform densitometric analysis (analysing western blots) if you follow this method.

License: Freeware, but based on Java


Software for 1-D data analysis, for quantification of Western and Southern blots.

License: Commercial, can be downloaded free after registration and used in basic mode

Image Studio Lite

It says: Free Western Blot Analysis Software.

License: Free, but registration required for download


It says: iMol is a free molecular visualization application for Mac OS X operating system.

License: Freeware, but last update was 2007


It says: The LabImage Software Platform provides a unique approach for all bio-imaging needs from image analysis up to automation and device controlling. LabImage provides the world only Imaging Application Pool.

License: Commercial, free Trial


It says: Tools for mass spectrometry, especially for protein mass spectrometry and proteomics.

License: Freeware, Source code available.


It says: PyMOL is a user-sponsored molecular visualization system on an open-source foundation.

License: Only old versions are free for academic use, new versions for paid subscribers only


It says: Swiss-PdbViewer (aka DeepView) is an application that provides a user friendly interface allowing to analyze several proteins at the same time.

License: Freeware

UCSF Chimera

It says: UCSF Chimera is a highly extensible program for interactive visualization and analysis of molecular structures and related data, including density maps, supramolecular assemblies, sequence alignments, docking results, trajectories, and conformational ensembles. High-quality images and animations can be generated.

License: Freeware


It says: VMD is a molecular visualization program for displaying, animating, and analyzing large biomolecular systems using 3-D graphics and built-in scripting.

License: Freeware