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How download old GATK versions?

fmatiasfmatias MadisonMember
edited May 2017 in Ask the GATK team


I am using a server with java version "1.7.0_45", could you send me the GATK compatible for this java?

Where can I download the old GATK versions?

Thank you,


  • Geraldine_VdAuweraGeraldine_VdAuwera Cambridge, MAMember, Administrator, Broadie admin

    Versions up to 3.5 ran on Java 1.7 if I remember correctly, and you can get them from Download > Archive -- but that's a bad reason to choose an older version. Instead you should upgrade the version of Java on your server, or ask your system administrator to do it for you. It is possible to have multiple versions of Java on the same server, FYI.

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