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Download CurlyWhirly

The most recent release of CurlyWhirly is (4th September 2019). View the release notes to see what’s new.

Please use the links below to download the CurlyWhirly installer most suitable for your operating system. CurlyWhirly is currently available for:

icon_windows Windows (64 bit)

icon_linux Linux (64 bit)

icon_osx macOS (note requirements below)

Alternatively, if you use Bioconda, then CurlyWhirly can be installed with: conda install curlywhirly

Our installers are built using the multi-platform installer builder install4j. Checksums can be viewed here.

Follow the instructions provided by the graphical installer to install CurlyWhirly. Note that CurlyWhirly should not require administrator privileges to install or run, but if you have any problems, don’t hesitate to contact us at

CurlyWhirly is primarily developed on Windows 7, and gets additional regular testing on macOS and Centos.

macOS requirements

As CurlyWhirly is not signed by Apple, you may need to adjust gatekeeper options in order to install the program.

Archived versions

You can download a limited selection of older copies of CurlyWhirly from our archive. If you do need to return to an older version (for whatever reason), please let us know why.

Source code

For access to source code, please visit CurlyWhirly’s GitHub repository.