Alamut Visual

Technical specifications

Operating system

The program is available for the following operating systems:

  • Microsoft Windows 10, 8, 7 and XP (known to work also on Windows Vista), 32-bit and 64-bit versions.
    The program is available as a binary program (.exe or .zip)
  • MacOSX 10.13, 10.14, 10.15. The program is available as a Disk image (.dmg).

Internet connection

An internet connection is required to connect to the Interactive Biosoftware’s database server : (based in Europe) or (based in North America).

The mean data volume exchanged for one gene is around 200 KB.
The software handles connections through HTTP on port 80, optionally through a proxy.
The user-agent is: “Alamut/{version} ({OS})” (e.g. for Windows installation: “Alamut/2.3e (Windows 7)”)
The software sends the last 2 bytes of the IP address of the client computer to the server, for access right control purposes.

Minimal hardware requirements

  • Computer: Intel Pentium III or later processors – 1 GB RAM – 30 MB free disk space
  • Display screen resolution: 800 x 600 pixels

The software does not alter system directories or the registry. Write permissions are required on the software directory to ensure persistence of application and user parameters.

What they say
about Alamut

"We have found Alamut to be an immensely useful tool, and would recommend Alamut to anyone looking for a powerful yet straightforward software program that is able to accurately catalogue and evaluate mutations."

San Francisco, USA



ASHG 2019



ESHG 2019