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Table 1 ScreenSifter in comparison to related tools

From: ScreenSifter: analysis and visualization of RNAi screening data

  Input file Metadata Data-base QC/ Normalization Hits Identification On target analysis Gene Ontology Protein-protein interaction Programming language Required programming knowledge GUI Operating system Output results
cellHTS [5] Text file Description files need to be loaded along with data file No Yes Yes No Yes No R package Yes No Windows, Linux, Mac (R command) HTML output,
RNAither [6] Text file   No Yes Yes No Yes No R package Yes No Windows, Linux, Mac (R command) HTML output
Screensaver [7] Excel workbooks Yes Yes No No No No No Java No Yes Cross-platform Excel workbooks, SD files
HTSanalyzeR [8] Pre-processed data from cellHTS2 No No No No No Yes Yes R package   No Windows, Linux, Mac (R command) Figures,
HTML tables
ScreenSifter CSV file Customized Project, Screen and Table data description through GUI Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Python, wxPython No Yes GUI: Windows, Mac Tab-delimited text file, visualization plots
             Source code: Linux