The Ohio State University
Department of Animal Sciences Home of the SESAME application

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Sesame v3.50 is fully compatible with Windows XP, Vista 32bit and 64bit, and Windows 7 32bit and 64bit. The sesame database (file sesame.gdb) from versions 3.x can be used with Sesame v3.50 by simply copying the sesame.gdb file to the folder where Sesame v3.50 is installed (typically c:\sesame\v3\).

Special pricing for Sesame ($10) will be in effect until December 2011.

How to download, install and register software:

Step 1:
Download and install sesame by clicking one of the two following links:

SESAME III (V3.50, March 2011) English, for users in USA, Canada or Mexico (13 MB)

SESAME III (V3.50, March 2011) English, for International users (13 MB)


SESAME 3.5 Tutorial (PDF 1MB) please note that tutorial is alredy included in v3.50 distribution

Step 2:

2.1 Install SESAME III to its default location (c:\sesame\v3). The default location does not require you to have administrative privileges. After the installation, you will be able to use sesame for 7 days. You can register SESAME III during or after initial 7 days. Please click on "Registration" button on the main screen, then select "Register SESAME" from the drop-down menu.

2.2 The registration wizard will lead you through the on-line registration process. You will need your credit card and the Internet connection in order to complete the registration process. You will also need to start the registration process from the computer on which the SESAME application will be used permanently.

As shipped, the default user name and password to start Sesame (not to register it) are:

Username: sesame
Password: open

The authors:

Normand St-Pierre, Ph.D., P.A.S.
Professor, Department of Animal Sciences
(Conceptual Design)

The Ohio State University
221 Animal Science Building 2029 Fyffe Rd.
Columbus, OH-43210

Branislav Cobanov Ph.D.
(Software Development)

Code Star Software LLC.
Dublin, OH, USA

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