"Przemko Tylzanowski" <przemko at med.kuleuven.ac.be
> wrote in message news:38EB475D.B546C7D3 at med.kuleuven.ac.be...>I use Chromas (the freeware version) and am very happy with it.
> The thing is that sometimes I would like to see the raw data
>because the ABI sometimes miscalls the bases. Now, our lab
>is PC based and the only Mac is with ABI. So it would be
>much more convenient to look at the raw data on PC. I have
>somewhere a hack for it but I thought perhaps someone
>managed a program to read not only
>the processed data but also the real trace.
>"Richard J. Dudley" wrote:
>Have you tried Chromas?
there is a pc version for chromas which works very nice.
It lets you view , edit , save the ABI called bases. If you choose
"export" in the "file" menue it will save the raw fluorescent data.
Bioedit can do the same ; it will,however, not save the raw flu. data.
I also tried exTRACE of Mark Berres. I found it very usefull as
it extracts all the data , not only the raw fluorescense.
(yes Richard , there is a lot more in the ABI file) It works
perfectly in a dos window as he describes in this thread.