Instructions to Download and Install Proteowizard

This page offers simple instructions for downloading and installing our Proteowizard tools for people without programming experience. Many Proteowizard tools use a command line. A graphic user interface is being developed for an upcoming release.


Instructions to Download for Windows, Macs, and Linux as follows:


To Download for Windows:

1) Go to our download page [HERE]
2) Select the platform you would like to download
3) Read the Licensing Agreements, then Click the 'I Agree to License Agreements, Download ProteoWizard' button

4) You must have the following software installed to use Proteowizard - MSVC 2008 SP1 (x86), .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 and 4.0 - note that both versions are currently required in order to get vendor support. Then download the installer to obtain Proteowizard.

To Download for Macs:

1) Go to our download page [HERE]
2) Select the platform you would like to download
3) Read the Licensing Agreements, then Click the 'I Agree to License Agreements, Download ProteoWizard' button

4) On your Mac, you will need to unzip the Proteowizard package, which will show up on your computer as a folder labeled pwiz, and should end with .tar.bz2. In order to obtain the package, you will need to use either Stuffit-expander, or Archive Utility (typically located in the Applications folder of your computer) to save and move the pwiz folder to your computer.

To Download for Linux:

1) Go to our download page [HERE]
2) Select the platform you would like to download
3) Read the Licensing Agreements, then Click the 'I Agree to License Agreements, Download ProteoWizard' button

4) On linux, navigate to the download directory and then use 'tar xjvf [archive name].tar.bz2' on the archive and them move the pwiz directory into a directory of your choice.

PRO-TIP: For convenience, adjust your "PATH" environment variable to include your ProteoWizard tools directory, so that the command line tools may be run from any directory.


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