What's New

June 2014. We're hiring! See the job description on the Broad Institute careers website.

October 2013. We're presenting an IGV workshop at the  ASHG annual meeting in Boston on October 25, 2013. 

April 2013.  IGV 2.3 has been released. See the release notes for more details.


The Integrative Genomics Viewer (IGV) is a high-performance visualization tool for interactive exploration of large, integrated genomic datasets. It supports a wide variety of data types, including array-based and next-generation sequence data, and genomic annotations.


Please register to download IGV. After registering, you can log in at any time using your email address.  Permission to use IGV is granted under the GNU LGPL license.


Citing IGV

To cite your use of IGV in your publication:

Helga Thorvaldsdóttir, James T. Robinson, Jill P. MesirovIntegrative Genomics Viewer (IGV): high-performance genomics data visualization and exploration.  Briefings in Bioinformatics 2012.

James T. Robinson, Helga Thorvaldsdóttir, Wendy Winckler, Mitchell Guttman, Eric S. Lander, Gad Getz, Jill P. Mesirov. Integrative Genomics Viewer. Nature Biotechnology 29, 24–26 (2011)


Development of IGV is made possible by funding from the National Cancer Institute, the National Institute of General Medical Sciences of the National Institutes of Health, and the Starr Cancer Consortium.

IGV participates in the GenomeSpace initiative, which is funded by the National Human Genome Research Institute.