How to install BioMercator

BioMercator is a Java program; all you need is Java (v1.6 or above) installed on your machine. To install java see

On Windows: Double-click on the BioMercatorV4.jar to launch the program

On other OS: Open a terminal and execute the command line :

java -jar BioMercatorV4.jar

Memory management : On any OS, If the software doesn’t launch or exits with a memory error (when working with large genome annotation dataset), you should open a console (terminal) and type the following line :

java -jar -Xmx512m BioMercatorV4.jar