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"SnapGene provides the easiest and most secure way to plan, visualize, and document your everyday molecular biology procedures." - GSL Biotech



Available for Windows, macOS & Linux.

Available as an annual subscription for £70 per activation. Please note, payment can only be made by raising an internal departmental purchase order via Oracle Financials (R12).

Renewal date: 30 Oct 2021.

Activations are assigned to computers and you will be asked to supply the name of the computer on which you will install the software. Any unregistered computers will have their activation disabled.

Please use this on-line form to request SnapGene activations.

find your device/computer name

It is essential that you register the name of the computer where SnapGene is installed & you will be asked to supply this information. Please note that this is not the DNS host name, although in some instances they may have been set to the same thing.

Windows 10

To find the computer name, go to Settings & type "Device name" in the search box. then click on: View your PC name:

Find Windows 10 name part 1

The computer name is shown as " Device name"

View Windows 10 PC name

Apple macOS

To find the name of an Apple computer, go to the Apple menu and select System Preferences

macOS Apple menu

From System Preferences, select Sharing:

macOS Apple System Preferences

The computer name for your Mac appears at the top of Sharing preferences:

macOS Apple Sharing preferences