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-====== Download and Installation Guide ====== 
-===== Download ===== 
-Downloading and using the software is free of charge, but you must register first. You will receive an email with a registration code that you can use any time you want to download a new version. If you already have a registration code, you can skip Step 1. 
-  - First time users should go to the registration page of [[https://​​mpg/​mmbc/​maxquant_input.nsf/​registration?​OpenForm|MaxQuant]]. The Viewer and Andromeda are packaged with MaxQuant, but in case you want to use Andromeda'​s stand-alone version you can register [[https://​​mpg/​mmbc/​mann/​andromeda_input.nsf/​registration?​OpenForm|here]]. 
-    - Fill out the Registration form. 
-    - Accept the {{:​license_agreement.pdf|MaxQuant Freeware Software License Agreement}} at the bottom. 
-    - Press "​Submit"​. 
-  - You will soon receive an E-Mail with the URL for downloading the software and a personal registration code. 
-    - Open the download page of [[https://​​mpg/​mmbc/​maxquant_input.nsf/​download?​OpenFrameset|MaxQuant]] or [[https://​​mpg/​mmbc/​mann/​andromeda_input.nsf/​download?​OpenFrameset|Andromeda'​s stand alone version]] in your browser. 
-    - In the text box, enter your registration code. 
-    - Press "​Submit"​. 
-  - You will be forwarded to the webpage where you can download the latest version to your computer. 
-  - Unpack the compressed file //​​ 
-===== Running ===== 
-Please choose your operating system to view how to run MaxQuant. 
--->​MaxQuant on Windows# 
-Supported operation system versions (64 bit is required) are Windows Vista, 7, 8, 10, Server 2008, 2012. 
-  * **Install .NET Framework 4.5 or higher** \\ To find out whether you already have it, follow the instructions on [[http://​​en-us/​library/​hh925568%28v=vs.110%29.aspx#​net_b|How to Determine Which .NET Framework Versions Are Installed]]. If you need to, you can download the software and get installation instructions at the [[http://​​en-us/​download/​details.aspx?​id=30653|Microsoft Download Center]]. 
-  * **Run MaxQuant GUI** 
-Double click on //​MaxQuant.exe//​ in //​MaxQuant//​ folder and specify your RAW files, experimental design and fasta files. 
-  *  **Start MaxQuant** 
-Click on the //Start// button. 
--->​MaxQuant on Linux# 
-We are supporting and testing MaxQuant on Ubuntu 16.04.3 or higher, but MaxQuant should also work on another distribution of Linux. \\ 
-You may run MaxQuant using Graphical User Interface. In this case, you should install Mono and follow instructions for //MaxQuant on Windows// starting from second point. This tutorial is focused on running MaxQuant using command line. 
-  * **Install Mono Framework 5.4.1 or higher** \\  
-To find out whether you already have it, type in the command line 
-<code bash> 
-mono --version 
-If you need to, you can download the software and get installation instructions at the [[http://​​download/#​download-lin|Mono Download page]]. 
-  * **Edit //​mqpar.xml//​ file** 
-Currently we highly recommend to preconfigure the //​mqpar.xml//​ file in MaxQuant GUI. After transferring the file on Linux machine, do not forget to update file addresses accordingly. 
-  * **Run MaxQuant** 
-<code bash> 
-mono MaxQuant/​bin/​MaxQuantCmd.exe mqpar.xml 
-===== Hardware requirements ===== 
-  * Intel Pentium III/800 MHz or higher (or compatible) although one should probably not go below a dual core processor. 
-  * 2 GB RAM minimum. 
-  * 2 GB RAM per thread that is executed in parallel is required. 
-  * There is no upper limit on the number of cores. Whatever you can fit into a shared memory machine will work as long as the disk performance scales up with it.