The visual plotting interface for genetics (visPIG) is currently offline for maintenance. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

In the meantime the R code to run visPIG on your local machine, either using the GUI, or using the terminal, is available on GitHub at the following address:

To learn about the tool, please consult our journal article:

Scales M, Jager R, Migliorini G, Houlston RS, Henrion MYR (2014) visPIG - A Web Tool for Producing Multi-Region, Multi-Track, Multi-Scale Plots of Genetic Data. PLoS ONE 9(9): e107497. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0107497

which can be accessed at:

If you would like to be kept up-to-date with developments, or have any questions about using visPIG on your local machine, please do contact me at

- Matt