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Can't open GATK GUI on MacBook Pro

Hi,

I downloaded the GATL software to run on my MacBook Pro. I've opened the gatk terminal file and it seems to load but then nothing. Also none of the Jar files open either. I have attached screen shoots. Can someone tell me where I'm going wrong?

Cheers,

Peter

Answers

  • shleeshlee CambridgeMember, Broadie, Moderator admin

    Hi @flanagp7,

    The GATK is a command line tool and does not have a GUI. What this means is that you type in commands into the command prompt to run the tool. E.g. /Users/peterflanagan/Desktop/gatk-4.0.12.0/gatk --list will list the modular tools available in the toolkit with summary descriptions.

  • flanagp7flanagp7 Member
    Oh ok! I thought it was a GUI cause of the jar files. Cheers for clearing that up!
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