WormGender Installation Notes

WormGender is part of QuantWorm (a software package for automatic phenotyping in C. elegans).

On Windows

It was verified to work using Java version 1.6 (or higher)

  1. Download the zip file and extract it. A folder named WormGender will contain the software.
  2. Run the program via clicking on the file: WormGender.bat

On Mac

It was verified to work using Java version 1.6.0_26 (or higher)

  1. Download the zip file and extract it. A folder named WormGender will contain the software.
  2. The sub-folder 'mac-app' contains the stand-alone application. Double click to open it.
  3. When using Mac OS X version 10.5.8, a window may indicate that it is an application which was downloaded from the internet and it would ask if you are sure to open it.
    Example:

  4. When using Mac OS X version 10.10.4, a window may indicate that the software is damaged and can't be opened. The windows tells you that you should move it to the trash.
    Example:
    There are two options on how to proceed:
  5. In case that there you were unable to run the program, please contact us via email (see below) to see how we can help.

The software was tested with computers having 4 GB of RAM memory. It worked well on Windows 7, Windows XP, Mac 10.5, and Mac 10.10, and Linux

Zhong's lab.
Contact: Boanerges Aleman-Meza (mag AT wormloco.org).
Last update on 9/7/2015