Getting Started with Arbor

The basics for getting started with Arbor.

Running Arbor

You can run Arbor on our server.

If you want to try Arbor, start with our tutorial on using the Arbor webapp. You can also get information on creating your own collection to save data and analyses. There are several more advanced tutorials that carry on from there.

Finally, you can learn about Arbor apps.

Alternatively, you can download and install your own Arbor instance using Vagrant.

Video help

Arbor apps

Available Arbor apps are listed here.


Here are some examples for both Arbor apps and workflow analyses.


If you want to contribute to Arbor, send us an email.


Arbor is open source under the Apache 2.0 license.