Affymetrix Power Tools (APT) -- Release 1.17.0

The Affymetrix Power Tools (APT) is a collection of command line programs for analyzing and working with Affymetrix microarray data. These programs are generally focused on CEL file level analysis. APT also refers to the underlying C++ source code. Binaries and source code are available from the main APT website, http://www.affymetrix.com/support/developer/powertools/index.affx.

Power User Manuals

Power user manuals are available for specific command line applications:

More Detailed Documentation

For specific details see:

History and Changes

The APT code provides the back end analysis engine for Expression Console and Genotype Console. The APT packaged evolved out of an early exon array analysis package called ExACT. All users should review the Change Log for details on changes made to APT. Changes to algorithm behavior and the addition of new features will be itemized in the Change Log. The latest information and downloads for APT are available on the APT DevNet website.

Compute Platforms

See the Platforms page for more information.

License

See the License page.

Support

Support for APT is handled through the Affymetrix Developer Network. Specifically, questions, problems, feature requests, and other inquiries should be made through the Developer Network email address, devnet@affymetrix.com. To get emails updates about APT or to view previous APT announcements see the APT User Form.

APT is not supported through the Affymetrix call center, Field Application Specialists, or other standard Affymetrix Technical Support channels.

NO WARRANTY

THE PROGRAM IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. Each Recipient is solely responsible for determining the appropriateness of using and distributing the Program and assumes all risks associated with its exercise of rights under this Agreement, including but not limited to the risks and costs of program errors, compliance with applicable laws, damage to or loss of data, programs or equipment, and unavailability or interruption of operations.

DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY

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Affymetrix Power Tools (APT) Release 1.17.0