Site Announcement: Taverna 2.4.0 Workbench and Command Line Tool release



Taverna 2.4.0 Workbench and Command Line Tool release

Created: Friday 04 May 2012 15:49:57 (UTC)


The Taverna team are pleased to announce that Taverna 2.4.0 Workbench and the Command Line Tool are now available for download

Here are a number of new features in the Workbench:

  •     Text Constant service allowing easier entry of large textual values
  •     Greater control over what is return from REST service
  •     Ability to use all the example values for a workflow run with one button
  •     Easier annotation of services and control over their list handling

Taverna 2.4.0 also includes the Command Line Tool that allows you to execute workflows outside of the Workbench. The Command Line Tool is available either as a stand-alone download or bundled with the Workbench.

Tutorials and examples

Tutorials for Taverna are available under the Taverna 2.x documentation

Example workflows can be found under the Starter pack tab in the myExperiment perspective of the Workbench. They can also be downloaded from the myExperiment Web site at

Known issues

Although Taverna 2.4.0 contains many improvements there are some known issues with it. These are detailed in known-issues.txt in the download bundle. An updated and more detailed list can be found in our issue tracker Jira

System requirements

Details of Taverna's system requirements are available at

Note that Taverna 2.4.0 now requires separate installation of GraphViz on Mac OS X.

Licence and source code

Taverna is distributed under the LGPL 2.1 licence

The source code for Taverna can be retrieved from our Subversion repository . We also recommend you to sign up to the taverna-hackers mailing list if you are a developer

Reporting problems

If you find any problems that are not listed in known-issues.txt, then please send them to the taverna-users or taverna-hackers mailing lists. Our support team is monitoring the mailing lists and will try to respond to questions as soon as possible.

If you prefer not to subscribe to our mailing lists, you can send your questions directly to and a member of our support team will respond to your inquiries.

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