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Image:FigTreeIcon.png Tree Figure Production - FigTree.

FigTree is a graphical user-interface (GUI) application for viewing phylogenies and producing publication quality figures.

This program is available from


  • Cross-platform graphical tree display.
  • Three different tree styles: rectangular, polar and radial.
  • Display of node heights, branch lengths, support values and other annotations.
  • Node height range bars if available.
  • Collapse of clades into triangles.
  • Colouring of branches and tip labels.
  • Colouring by annotation (for example, support values).
  • Quick search for tip labels or partial tip labels.
  • Printing and export as PDF graphics.


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