Introduction to CLC Genomics Workbench

Welcome to CLC Genomics Workbench 23.0.5 -- a software package supporting your daily bioinformatics work.

CLC Genomics Workbench 23.0.5 is for research purposes only.

The CLC Genomics Workbench provides an easy-to-use graphical interface for running bioinformatics analyses. Tools can be run individually, or chained together in a workflow, making running complex analyses simple and efficient. The functionality of the CLC Genomics Workbench can also be extended using plugins. The built-in Plugin Manager provides an up-to-date listing. A list is also available on our plugin webpage:

Supporting documentation and links for the CLC Genomics Workbench can be found under the Help menu in the top toolbar. Of particular note when getting started:

Watch product specialists demonstrates our software in the videos offered via our Online presentations area:

The latest version of this user manual can be found in pdf and html formats at

The CLC Genomics Workbench is being constantly developed and improved. A detailed list of new features, improvements, bug fixes, and changes for the current version of CLC Genomics Workbench can be found at