CutePeaks is a user-friendly cross platform Sanger Trace file viewer written in C++ with the framework Qt5. It can handle ABIF and FSA file and provide some improvement like sequence editing, regular expression pattern finder and export as vector image. Cutepeaks has been packages for Windows, Mac and Linux.
cutepeaks auto installer
cutepeaks standalone zip
cutepeaks dmg package
Linux binary is available as AppImage. Download the AppImage from here. Run it as follow:
chmod +x cutepeaks-0.2.0-linux-x86_64.appimage ./cutepeaks-0.2.0-linux-x86_64.appimage
From source code
Install Qt ≥ 5.7
From website: Download Qt ≥ 5.7 from https://www.qt.io/. Don’t forget to check QtChart module during installation.
From Ubuntu: Qt 5.7 is not yet available with Ubuntu. But you can add a PPA to your software system.
sudo apt-get install build-essential sudo apt-get install qt5-default libqt5charts5-dev
From Fedora: Qt 5.7 is available.
sudo dnf install qt5-qtbase-devel qt5-qtcharts-devel
Be sure you have the correct version of Qt (≥ 5.7) by using qmake –version.
qmake cutepeaks.pro make sudo make install
CutePeaks supports following trace file formats:
- *.ab1 : Applied Biosystems Genetic Analysis
- *.scf : Standard Chromatogram Format
An example file is available here for testing purpose A_forward.ab1