About the Software

Author: K. James Durbin

Copyright © Baylor College of Medicine Human Genome Sequencing Center. All rights reserved.

MegaDot is a large scale dot plotter which is capable of producing dot density plots of tens of megabases of DNA sequence on a modest sized desktop machine, and of entire mammalian chromosomes on server scale computers.

System Requirements

  • Solaris, Linux x86, or OS X

  • Java 1.2 or better installed


This software is free for all uses with the following restrictions:

  • No part of this software, or modifications thereof, may be redistributed for any purpose to any other company, person, or individual, without prior written permission from the author.

  • This software is provided AS IS. Baylor College of Medicine assumes no responsibility or liability for damages of any kind that may result, directly or indirectly, from the use of this software.

  • The above copyright notice must be preserved in the executable About dialog or made visible to users in some other way.


By downloading this software you explicitly agree to the license terms above.

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