The CINEMA 5 sequence alignment editor is available for free download.
-- 17th November 2004 New version: 0.2.1-BETA. See here for details of additions, changes & bug fixes
in the current release.
CINEMA 5 (Colour INteractive Editor for Multiple Alignments) is an interactive
visual tool for the interpretation and manipulation of protein and DNA
sequences. CINEMA 5 allows the user to interactively construct and edit
and visualise multiple sequence alignments. CINEMA 5 provides a highly
intuitive, flexible and user-friendly interface with many features:
Intuitive mouse-controlled interface for navigating and editing an alignment
Optimised rendering for large sequences
Multiple different alignments may be opened for editing simultaneously
Many views can be created simultaneously onto a single alignment
Support for many popular protein file formats
Breakpoints allow aligned sections to be protected from edits elsewhere in the sequence
Flexible zoom controls allow an alignment to be visualised at varying levels of detail
Hierarchical grouping to simplify editing tasks
Flexible sub-sequence searching allowing wildcard and fuzzy searching using customisable substitution matrices
Advanced editing tools, such a hierarchical sequence groups & search-guided alignment
Integrated access to the UniProt Universal Protein Resource.
If you have any problems downloading or installing CINEMA 5, want to
report a bug, or if you have any comments/suggestions then please
contact us via the Utopia user group. This group provides a forum for end users of the Utopia project. For the latest information about CINEMA 5, announcements of
forthcoming updates and access to the message board archive please
become a memebr of the group. You can join by visiting the group home
page and clicking on the 'Join This Group!' button.
So that we have some idea of who's using CINEMA 5, we ask that you fill in some details on the form below. We understand that you might not want to do this however, in which case leave the entries as 'anonymous', select your operating system, and press Continue (but, we would really be grateful if you told us who you were!) If you provide us with a valid email address, we will only use this to contact you regarding updates and CINEMA 5 related issues, it will not be made available to other parties.