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Sharing in silico experiments is essential for the advance of research in computational biology. Consequently, the COMBINE archive was designed as a digital container format. It eases the management of numerous files, fosters collaboration, and ultimately enables the exchange of reproducible research results. However, manual handling of COMBINE archives is tedious and error prone. We therefore developed the CombineArchive Toolkit. It supports scientists in promoting and publishing their work by means of creating, exploring, modifying, and sharing archives.
We developed the CombineArchive Toolkit. It consists of a core library, a desktop application, and a web based interface. Taken together, our tools support researchers in creating and exploring COMBINE archives.