Import IGV Session

This feature allows data sources from Integrative Genomics Viewer (IGV) session files to be imported. These files are stored as XML (.xml), as outlined in the Broad Institute Specifications (

Importing an IGV Session File

  • Follow: File >> Import IGV Session
  • Clicking Import IGV Session will launch a file explorer dialogue. Use the file explorer to navigate to, and open, the IGV session file.
  • After clicking open, a dialogue box will open providing a summary of information concerning any files that were not able to be imported.