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Nucleic Acids Res. 2012 Jul;40(Web Server issue):W569-72. doi: 10.1093/nar/gks576. Epub 2012 Jun 13.

EvolView, an online tool for visualizing, annotating and managing phylogenetic trees.

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CAS Key Laboratory of Genome Sciences and Information, Beijing Institute of Genomics (BIG), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), No.7 Beitucheng West Road, Chaoyang District, 100029 Beijing, PR China.


EvolView is a web application for visualizing, annotating and managing phylogenetic trees. First, EvolView is a phylogenetic tree viewer and customization tool; it visualizes trees in various formats, customizes them through built-in functions that can link information from external datasets, and exports the customized results to publication-ready figures. Second, EvolView is a tree and dataset management tool: users can easily organize related trees into distinct projects, add new datasets to trees and edit and manage existing trees and datasets. To make EvolView easy to use, it is equipped with an intuitive user interface. With a free account, users can save data and manipulations on the EvolView server. EvolView is freely available at:

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