Clarity Chromatography Software

Clarity is a chromatography data software for data acquisition, processing, and instrument control in regulated environment.

Optional control modules provide integrated control of selected instruments such as GCs, LCs, pumps, detectors, autosamplers, etc. Extensions provide functions for specific separation techniques or calculations such as PDA, GPC analysis, Mass spectrometry, or SST. Clarity can run in English, French, German, Russian, Spanish, and Chinese language. Support technicians and developers are close to their users and ready to provide extensive Support from DataApex.

The Clarity window is an entrance point to individual chromatography systems. Depending on the configuration users can acquire data from up to 48 detectors configured on four independent Instruments.
The Instrument window is the control center of the whole process of data acquisition and evaluation. It includes information table displaying the processed sample: name, applied template method, acquisition mode, etc. The status line indicates the current state of the analysis: elapsed time and state. The analysis-processing diagram provides icons for fast access to every process of the whole procedure. See Also: Instrument window tutorial.
The Chromatogram window displays the chromatogram and results. Users can easily edit acquired chromatograms visually in the graph or through Integration table. The Result tables (Results, Summary, Column Performance, etc.) can be easily customized to display the data you want see exactly in the way you want to see them. The Summary tab displays data from overlaid chromatograms in one table for easy comparison.
The Device Monitor lets you control parameters of your instruments during the analysis.
The Event table allows to control digital outputs, analysis, sequence or run a specified command based on events such change of state of digital input, signal level, analysis time, etc. The Colibrick A/D converter supplied by DataApex provide digital outputs that can be used for Start synchronization with other devices. These outputs can also be controlled from the Event Table. The setting on the image is used to control Fraction Collectors.
The Sequence table can be easily edited, using the fill down the user can easily compose the sequence with many injections. The status of each row is indicated by the colored symbols.

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Main features


Simultaneous data acquisition from up to four independent chromatographs, each chromatograph can acquire data from up to 32 detectors.

See Clarity configuration examples.

IntegrationThere is an extensive possibility to modify chromatograms. The chromatogram can be changed by entering global parameters or interactively through direct graphic modification of the baseline.
OverlaySimultaneously displays a virtually unlimited number of chromatograms and their mathematical modification; for example, mutual deductions or derivations of any order.
CalibrationInternal and external standard calculation methods, calibration of groups of peaks, and reference peaks method for better identification.
Wide range of supported instrumentsControl modules in Clarity allow users to control various instruments in their lab. See our growing List of supported instruments.
Extensions completing your workflowClarity Extensions integrates your workflow into one application. GPC calculations, PDA data processing, gas or detailed hydrocarbon analyses according to selected norms, and much more.
Automated measuring supportSequence tables for any set of samples with or without an autosampler.
PostrunAutomatically displays, prints, exports, and starts other programs after the completion of a measurement.
Summary result tablesDisplays and prints selected results from all simultaneously displayed chromatograms.
User settingsUser selects parameters for peak display and the specification for axes, including color from an extensive array of color settings. Text labels and lines, either as part of the area or anchored to a chromatogram, may also be inserted.
ExportOptional exportation of all results, with or without the chromatogram, in various formats, into a file or clipboard.
ImportImports chromatograms or mathematical curves, which have been saved in text or AIA formats, from other programs.
LIMSClarity offers connectivity with LIMS, both for sample submission and result output. This can be done via convenient ASCII transfers.
Method and calibration historyEach chromatogram can easily be displayed under the same conditions as when it was printed, exported, or saved.
Column performanceCalculations of peaks in terms of symmetry, efficiency, resolution; all by several methods (tangent, moments, etc.).
BatchAutomatically batch processes, displays, exports, or prints any number of chromatograms.
User calculationsUsers can define custom calculations in the Result and Summary tables. Using the integrated editor, you can create your own columns from original columns and individual mathematical functions.
User accountsSets up access rights and passwords (including their parameters, e.g., minimum length, validity, etc.). Each user can define his or her own appearance of the software.
Audit trailRecords selected events and operations into a special file. Records selected operations directly into a chromatogram.
Electronic signatureEach chromatogram can be signed electronically. Signature selection is based on the username or the signature certificate.
Networked Solution

Clarity chromatography software files can be accessed from networked computers using Clarity Offline software. This enables the offline evaluation of chromatograms, development of new methods, and printing reports.

See the Clarity Offline for more details.

Language Localizations availableUseful for non-English speakers. At the moment, there are French, German, Russian, Spanish, and Chinese localizations available in a single installation package. Simply switch to your preferred language anytime, try the Clarity DEMO now.
Competitive approachThe chromatography market offers many specialized HPLC data systems or GC data systems; these are often provided with the purchased instrument. It is usually complicated to integrate such software into the workflow of the laboratory since they do not enable direct control of additional instruments. Compared to other small scale solutions such as PeakSimple, ChromPerfect, Chrom&Spec, Borwin, Azur, Multichro, or Chrom-Card, Clarity offers a wide range of directly controlled instruments as well as optional Extensions for specific separation techniques. On the other hand, complex solutions with a wide scope of features and scalable design, such as OpenLAB, EZChrom, ChemStation, Chromeleon, TotalChrom, GCSolution, LCSolutions, Galaxie, Atlas, Class-VP, Chromquest, or Empower are quite expensive, which is a limiting factor for many customers. Another drawback of the large solutions is its complexity which imposes high demands on users. Compared to this, Clarity represents a scalable medium-ranged solution with a steep learning curve and competitive prices.

How to get support for your Clarity software

Whether you have a question about any functionalities of the Clarity software or need to send us your files used in Clarity for inspection, submitting a support request is the easiest way to contact us. We are ready to help you by the next business day.


 Clarity Chromatography Software
Part Number (p/n)C50
OptionalControl modules