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SoftMax Pro 7 Software

The most published microplate reader control and microplate data analysis software package.

Transform your brilliant ideas into meaningful analyses.

  • Use over 160 protocols with preconfigured assay parameters and analysis settings

  • Run multitask kinetics with the workflow editor; drag and drop tasks to build custom assay workflows

  • Pause and resume kinetic reads with the discontinuous kinetics feature

  • Import data in microplate format into SoftMax Pro Software from any scientific instrument

  • Full support for our 23 readers including FlexStation® 3

  • Supports traditional and unconventional microplate reader assays and novel modes, including imaging cytometry and Western blots

 

  • Utilize bar graphs or one of the 21 different curve fit options to graph your data in the best possible way

  • Apply standards across multiple plates to simplify cross-plate analysis and interpolation

  • Create reports your way with customizable notes sections and even include your own logo

Comprehensive reader validation tools are available for laboratories working under GLP, GMP, 21 CFR Part 11 and other regulated environments.

Validate your instrument performance using our validation protocols with our SpectraTest and Multi-Mode validation plates.

SoftMax Pro GxP Compliance Software extends Molecular Devices leading data acquisition and analysis solution into regulated laboratories working under GMP, GLP, 21 CFR Part 11, and other similar guidelines for secure electronic records. 

Secure, traceable electronic recordkeeping

  • Controlled user access through a granular permission structure and unique logins
  • Electronic signature support for verification, authorization, and approval
  • Audit trails to document the history of user actions for each data file
  • Local and remote administration of user accounts for straightforward deployment


Save time and reduce cost

  • Extensive suite of tools available for validation can reduce the cost and time of validation as compared to using multiple platforms to collect and analyze data by 50%
  • Provides end-to-end chain of custody from capture through analysis to validation of data


Trusted

  • SoftMax Pro 7 GxP is our 4th generation software with compliance tools
  • Satisfied customers include all 50 of the top 50 global pharmaceutical companies


Compatible with comprehensive reader validation tools

SoftMax Pro 7 Tutorial Videos

SoftMax Pro 7 Software
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Creating a multitask kinetics workflow with the SoftMax Pro 7 Workflow Editor
Creating a multitask kinetics workflow with the SoftMax Pro 7 Workflow Editor (4:55)
 
Setting up a plate template in SoftMax Pro 7 Software
Setting up a plate template in SoftMax Pro 7 Software (4:23)
 
Setting up a plate template with dilution in SoftMax Pro 7 Software
Setting up a plate template with dilution in SoftMax Pro 7 Software (5:31)
 
Creating a new graph in SoftMax Pro 7 Software
Creating a new graph in SoftMax Pro 7 Software (2:24)
 
Modifying existing graphs in SoftMax Pro 7 Software
Modifying existing graphs in SoftMax Pro 7 Software (2:03)
 
Setting up an absorbance assay in SoftMax Pro 7 Software
Setting up an absorbance assay in SoftMax Pro 7 Software (3:09)
 
Using the autosave option in SoftMax Pro 7 Software
Using the autosave option in SoftMax Pro 7 Software (1:36)
 
Using the export function in SoftMax Pro 7 Software
Using the export function in SoftMax Pro 7 Software (1:33)
 
SoftMax Pro 6.5 Acquisition View
SoftMax Pro 6.5 Acquisition View (4:08)
 
SoftMax Pro 6.4.1 Import Feature
SoftMax Pro 6.4.1 Import Feature (2:38)
 
SoftMax Pro 6
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SoftMax Pro 7 Software can be installed on a computer with the following system requirements.

Item

Minimum

Recommended

Processor Single-core, 2 GHz or faster Quad core or faster
Operating system Window 7 (SP1 or newer), 32-bit or 64-bit (x86 or x64) and .NET Framework 4.6 (.NET Framework is installed automatically by the SoftMax Pro Software installer if necessary) Windows 7 (SP1 or newer), 32-bit or 64-bit (x86 or x64),
Windows 8, 32-bit or 64-bit (x86 orx64), or
Windows 10, 32-bit or 64-bit (x86 orx64)
The SoftMax Pro MiniMax Imaging Edition must be installed on a 64-bit operating system.
Data Connection USB 2.0 port
For those that require an RS-232 serial port, you can use a USB 2.0 port with a Keyspan, USB-to-serial adapter. Keyspan USB-to-serial adapters have been field tested and given approval by Molecular Devices.
USB 2.0 port
Memory 2 GB RAM 4GB RAM;
If running on a virtual machine, Molecular Devices recommends a minimum of 6 GB RAM. For automation, Molecular Devices recommends a minimum of 8 GB RAM
Hard Disk 500 MB of available space 1 GB of available space or more
Graphics Display Graphics display adapter 1024 x 768 or higher-resolution display 32-bit graphics display with 265 MB video RAM; 1280 x 1024 or higher resolution display
Software installation and activation CD/DVD drive; Internet connection or external USB drive CD/DVD drive; Internet connection

Helpful Tips:

  • To prevent data loss, turn off all sleep and hibernation settings for the hard disk, the CPU, and the USB ports
  • Disable automatic Windows Updates
  • Update WIndows manually when the instrument isn't being used by the software; these options can be enabled in Windows Control Panel

Note: Installing and using the SoftMax Pro Software on the Windows XP operating system is no longer supported. The software is neither tested nor validated on Windows XP.

Product

Annual Subscription License

Non-Expiring License

SoftMax Pro Standard Software


Windows 7/8/10 compatible

One year subscription to the latest version of SoftMax Pro 7. Includes one activation key, which expires after one year.  Annual renewal.

Part number: (Click below to purchase/download)
SMP7 PROF SUBSCR

 

Special pricing for verified academic institutions.  
To take advantage of our academic discount for SoftMax Pro, please contact your local sales representative or call 1-800-635-5577 to place your order.

For contact numbers outside the US, please visit our contact page.

Non-expiring license for the latest version of SoftMax Pro 7. Includes four activation keys.


Part number: (Click below to purchase/download)
SMP7 PROF 

 

Special pricing for verified academic institutions.  
To take advantage of our academic discount for SoftMax Pro, please contact your local sales representative or call 1-800-635-5577 to place your order.

For contact numbers outside the US, please visit our contact page.

SoftMax Pro GxP Software

Windows 7/8/10 compatible

 

Latest version of SoftMax Pro 7 GxP. Includes tri-fold CD Package with GxP Admin, SoftMax Pro 7 GxP, and Validation Pack CDs, GxP User License certificate, SoftMax Pro 7 GxP Product Activation Key Sheet (three activations pre user), and Compliance certificate.

Software part number:
SMP7X GXP*

User license part number:
SMP7 GXP License (3-10)
SMP7 GXP License (11-50)
SMP7 GXP License (>50)

*Requires purchase of any amount of user licenses (minimum three). Tiered pricing is based on number of user licenses purchased. Please select one user license part number when ordering.

SoftMax Pro Importer XLS

Requires SoftMax Pro 6.4.1 or higher

One year subscription to enable import of data into SoftMax Pro from Excel based template.

Includes one activation key, which expires after one year.  Annual renewal.

Part number: (Click below to purchase/download)
SMP.IMPORT.XLS

 

SoftMax Pro Importer XLS and XML

Requires SoftMax Pro 6.4.1 or higher

One year subscription to enable import of data into SoftMax Pro from Excel based template or XML file.

Includes one activation key, which expires after one year.  Annual renewal.

Part number: (Click below to purchase/download)
SMP.IMPORT.XLS.AND.XML

Non-expiring license to enable import of data into SoftMax Pro from Excel-based template or XML file.

Includes one activation key for one computer.

Part number: (Click below to purchase/download) SMP.IMPORT.XLS.AND.XML.NONEXP
 

For previous versions or for multiple user licenses, please contact your regional sales manager.

Number of Citations*: 8,290

Latest Citations:
For a complete list, please click here.

NAD+ Content and Its Role in Mitochondria

W Li, AA Sauve - Mitochondrial Regulation, 2015 - Springer
... (Molecular Devices SpectraMax M5/M5, SoftMax Pro 5 Software: 530 nm excitation, 580
nm emission). Record readings every 27 s for 15 min. ... (Molecular Devices SpectraMax
M5/M5, SoftMax Pro 5 Software: 530 nm excitation, 580 nm emission). ...
 
 

Broadly neutralizing human immunodeficiency virus type 1 antibody gene transfer protects non-human primates from mucosal simian-human immunodeficiency virus …

KO Saunders, L Wang, MG Joyce, ZY Yang… - Journal of …, 2015 - Am Soc Microbiol
... Page 8. 8 antibody in the macaque plasma was calculated based on the standard curve using
175 Softmax Pro V5.0 software (Molecular Devices). 176 177 Adeno-associated vector preparation. ...
Devices) and Softmax Pro V5.0 software (Molecular Devices). 243 Page 11. 11 244 ...
 

VX-509 (Decernotinib) Is a Potent and Selective Janus Kinase 3 Inhibitor That Attenuates Inflammation in Animal Models of Autoimmune Disease

S Mahajan, JK Hogan, D Shlyakhter, L Oh… - … of Pharmacology and …, 2015 - ASPET
... The IC 50 of VX-509 was determined using Softmax pro software. STAT-2 Nuclear
Translocation Assay. ... Data were analyzed using Softmax pro software to generate an IC 50
value for VX-509. In Vitro JAK2- and JAK3-Dependent Functional Assay. ...
 

Evaluation of gene expression changes in human primary lung epithelial cells following 24‐hr exposures to inorganic arsenic and its methylated metabolites and to …

AY Efremenko, JC Seagrave, HJ Clewell… - Environmental and …, 2015 - Wiley Online Library
... The optical density of the indicator was read at 450 nm in a Molecular Devices VersaMax plate
reader using SoftMax Pro, version 5.1 software. ... The luminescence was read in a Molecular
Devices LMax II plate reader, using SoftMax Pro version 5.1 software. ...
 

Development and validation of panoptic Meso Scale Discovery assay to quantify total systemic Interleukin‐6

S Chaturvedi, D Siegel, CL Wagner… - British journal of …, 2015 - Wiley Online Library
... instrument. The data were analyzed using SoftMax Pro 4.6 Enterprise Edition (Molecular
Devices LLC, Sunnyvale, CA). Page 10. ... The data were analyzed using SoftMax Pro 4.6
Enterprise Edition. Size exclusion chromatography and fraction collection ...
 

Safety and Immunogenicity of Escalating Dosages of a Single Oral Administration of Peru-15 pCTB, a Candidate Live, Attenuated Vaccine against Enterotoxigenic …

WH Chen, J Garza, M Choquette… - Clinical and Vaccine …, 2015 - Am Soc Microbiol
... E10868; Sunnyvale, CA), with SoftMax PRO 4.8 for Windows software. All assays were repeated,
and the samples for all subjects in a cohort were run at the same time. ... The absorbance was
measured with a microtiter plate reader (Molecular Devices SoftMax Pro software). ...
 
 

Lack of non-hematopoietic SIRPα signaling disturbs the splenic marginal zone architecture resulting in accumulation and displacement of marginal zone B cells

SS Kolan, A Boman, T Matozaki, K Lejon… - Biochemical and …, 2015 - Elsevier
... The plates were developed using pNPP-substrate (Sigma) and absorbance at 405 nm
was analyzed, using an ELISA-plate reader (Molecular Device) and SoftMax pro software
(Molecular Device). 2.5. In vitro B-cell stimulation assays. ...
 

Effects of Serial Skin Testing with Purified Protein Derivative on the Level and Quality of Antibodies to Complex and Defined Antigens in Mycobacterium bovis-Infected …

WR Waters, MV Palmer, MR Stafne… - Clinical and Vaccine …, 2015 - Am Soc Microbiol
... Sunnyvale, CA). Acquired data were analyzed using Softmax Pro software (version
5.2; Molecular Devices). Data ... Molecular Devices). Acquired data were analyzed using
Softmax Pro software (version 5.2; Molecular Devices). For ...
 

Manitoba lingonberry (Vaccinium vitis-idaea) bioactivities in ischemia-reperfusion injury

CK Isaak, JC Petkau, KO, SC Debnath… - Journal of Agricultural …, 2015 - ACS Publications
... A Milli-Q Synthesis A10 water purification system was acquired from Millipore Corp. 101 (Billerica,
MA), and the SpectraMax M5 microplate reader and SoftMax Pro (version 6.2) 102 ... M5 microplate
reader and data was analyzed using SoftMax Pro (version 6.2) software. All 169 ...
 
 

[PDF] Benchmarks

TL Fowler, AM Bailey, BP Bednarz, RJ Kimple - BioTechniques, 2015 - biotechniques.com
... The plate is then read on a SpectraMax i3 Multi-Mode Microplate Reader Platform with MiniMax
300 Imaging Cytometer (Molecular Devices, Sunnyvale, CA) using the included SoftMax Pro
software (v6.3). The software is set to utilize the imaging read mode and end-point read ...
 

 

* as of June 26, 2015. Source: Google Scholar.