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OpenChrom® - The open source alternative

OpenChrom® - Overview, the open source alternative for gaschromatography and mass spectrometry (GC-MS)
OpenChrom® is an open source software for chromatography and mass spectrometry based on the Eclipse Rich Client Platform (RCP). Its focus is on handling mass spectrometry data files natively. Hence, mass spectrometric data generated, for example, by GC/MS, LC/MS, HPLC-MS, ICP-MS or MALDI-MS may be imported directly, without prior conversion, for subsequent visualization and evaluation. Aside from the support of various vendor data formats, data may also be imported in common formats such as NetCDF, csv or mzXML. The full support of chromatographic data from FID-, WLD- or UV-detectors is planned for upcoming releases. All data format converters are provided as separate plug-ins which are not open source but free to use. Moreover, OpenChrom® offers a nicely adaptable graphical user interface and is available for various operating systems, e.g. Windows, Linux, Solaris and Mac OS X.
OpenChrom® is tailored for data analysis purposes including processing, visualization and reporting. The implemented batch-processing features allow high-throughput evaluation. A continuously growing portfolio of processing and analysis procedures is provided. Extensions are welcome, as OpenChrom® is open source and uses a flexible approach, which allows others to implement their own methods, algorithms, filters, detectors or integrators. Next to a free community edition, we also offer tailor-made enterprise editions, which include features requested by the customers and rapid service to ensure trouble-free and high-throughput data processing. An interface for the control of measuring devices is not yet available. OpenChrom® is distributed under the Eclipse Public License 1.0 (EPL). Third-party libraries are separated into single bundles and are released under various OSI compatible licenses.
OpenChrom® - Automation of evaluation, batch processing