A: CoLocalizer Pro is a quantitative colocalization analysis software. It is used for estimating the degree of colocalization of antigens in the images obtained using fluorescence microscopy. If the question is "Does protein A overlap/colocalize with protein B and if so to which degree?", quantitative colocalization provides the answer.
Q: What can CoLocalizer Pro do that other software packages can't?
A: CoLocalizer Pro has a unique background correction functionality to ensure the reliability of your calculations. In addition, it also creates report files with all your images and calculations stored conveniently in one place.
Q: May I skip the background correction step and go straight to calculation of colocalization coefficients?
A: No, you should never skip this step because it is essential. If you do, a warning will appear reminding you to correct the background.
Q:How much does CoLocalizer Pro cost?
A: A Standard Single-User license of CoLocalizer Pro costs EUR 449.
Q: Do you offer any volume and/or educational discounts?
A: Yes, we do. Academic Single-User license of CoLocalizer Pro costs EUR 399. A popular Lab license costs EUR 899. Visit our store for more details.
Q: Can I try CoLocalizer Pro before I buy it?
A: You surely can. For evaluating CoLocalizer Pro on your own images, you can use a time-limited trial license. The license is issued on request. It is free and valid 1 week. NOTE THAT ANY DATA OBTAINED DURING THE PERIOD OF THE TRIAL CAN NOT BE USED FOR PRESENTATION AND PUBLICATION WITHOUT PURCHASING THE FULL LICENSE OF THE PROGRAM.
Q: What are the system requirements for CoLocalizer Pro?
A: CoLocalizer Pro requires Mac OS X 10.6.6 (Snow Leopard) or newer. See the complete system requirements.
Q: Is it easy to learn how to use CoLocalizer Pro?
A: CoLocalizer Pro is not only a very powerful scientific application, but it also continues the best traditions of Macintosh software, which is known to be user-friendly. For easy learning, it includes the comprehensive built-in help and video documentation with step-by-step tutorials.
Q: What is your licensing policy? Am I allowed to install CoLocalizer Pro on more than one computer?
A: When you purchase a Single-User license of CoLocalizer Pro, you are granted the right to install and use one copy of CoLocalizer Pro software on a single computer. This license allows you an unlimited access to the features of the program. You can also install and use CoLocalizer Pro software on any number of other computers you own (e.g. office machine, home computer, notebook computer). However, you are not allowed to share this license with others. If other users want to use this program, a Lab license license should be acquired. Lab license is offered to laboratories where several researchers require the software. It allows full access to the features of the program for all members of a lab. Network license is intended for institutions where a number of labs connected to a local network require the software. It allows full access to the features of the program for all members of the labs.
Q: I am a University Professor and want my graduate students and post-docs to be able to use the license I have purchased. Is it OK to share my personal license?
A: No. The license can be used only by you. If you need to share the software with others, you should purchase a Lab or Network license. Otherwise, your employees should obtain their own individual licenses.
Q: Can I place the software on our server so that my collaborators can access it quickly and easily?
A: Only if you have purchased a Network license. You should never share Single and Lab licenses over a network.
Q: Will you release CoLocalizer Pro for Windows?
A: No, we have no plans to release a Windows version of CoLocalizer Pro at this time.
Q: What is the difference between CoLocalizer Pro and CoLocalizer Express?
A: Both CoLocalizer Pro and CoLocalizer Express are powerful scientific applications. Pro version packs more options for background correction and image viewing. However, you may not need all of them now and you may want a more affordable price. In this case, we recommend CoLocalizer Express. Take a look at the feature chart of them. You can easily upgrade to Pro version after purchasing Express by visiting our online store and simply paying the price difference.
If you still have questions after reading these FAQ, please use the Provide Feedback menu item under the Help menu in CoLocalizer Pro or use this link to send us Email. To read more answers to your questions, use CoLocalizer Pro or CoLocalizer Express Help > Frequently Asked Questions.