We provide a number of ready-made tools for processing both our data and yours. We routinely delete results from our servers after 10 days, but if you have an ensembl account you will be able to save the results indefinitely.

Processing your data

NameDescriptionOnline toolUpload limitDownload scriptDocumentation
Variant Effect Predictor
Analyse your own variants and predict the functional consequences of known and unknown variants via our Variant Effect Predictor (VEP) tool.Tool50MB*DownloadDocumentation
Assembly ConverterMap (liftover) your data's coordinates to the current assembly.Tool50MB
ID History ConverterConvert a set of Ensembl IDs from a previous release into their current equivalents.Tool50MBDownload
VCF to PED converterParse a vcf file to create a linkage pedigree file (ped) and a marker information file, which together may be loaded into ld visualization tools like Haploview.ToolDownload
* For larger datasets we provide an API script that can be downloaded (you will also need to install our Perl API, below, to run the script).

Accessing VectorBase data

NameDescriptionGet it from:Documentation
Ensembl Perl APIProgrammatic access to all Ensembl data using simple Perl scriptsGitHub or FTP download (current release only)Documentation
Ensembl Genomes Virtual MachinePre-configured VirtualBox virtual machine (VM) running the latest Ensembl Genomes browser.Documentation
Ensembl Genomes REST serverAccess Ensembl data using your favourite programming languageDocumentation