BioLayout Express3D Installation and Basics

Computer Setup

How to download and launch BioLayout Express3D and system requirements for running the application.

Navigation in 2D and 3D

How to move around, rotate and zoom graphs in 2D and 3D environments.

Visual Preferences for Nodes and Edges

How to customise the appearance of nodes and edges and display labels.

Visual Preferences for Background Colour and Node Rendering

How to:

  • adjust settings for rendering to get the best out of your graphics hardware
  • customise 3D lighting and shading
  • display a custom image on the surfaces of nodes.


A light-hearted video in which Prof Tom Freeman showcases some of the features available in BioLayout Express3D.