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QCG-Icon is a lightweight application for Windows, MAC OSX and Linux platforms, aiming to provide transparent access to applications installed at PL-Grid resources and made available via  QosCosGrid services. Currently with QCG-Icon it is possible to run on remote HPC resources:

  • and any BASH scripts.

We are open to enable other applications for QCG-Icon.

User Manuals



Version 1.4

  • Added support for VOMS proxies
  • Enabled support for KeyFS
  • Switch to jglobus 2.1
  • Minor fixes

Version 1.3

  • Changed the layout of task definition window
  • Support for advance reservations
  • Support for native description

Version 1.2

  • Checking for valid Java version
  • Added support for downloading credentials from KeyFS (currently disabled in GUI)
  • Some fixes


  • Running with Java from unsupported vendor (other than Oracle) causes warning message instead of critical error and exit.

Version 1.1

  • Support for many computation domains
  • New capability for selecting application's versions when submitting.
  • Pre-, post- and monitoring scripts may be inserted in-line, not only as external files
  • Other complementary improvements and bug fixes


  • Added the option for leaving/not leaving job's output data on a remote resource.

Version 1.0

  • New status columns in the main window (job start and end time)
  • The View Output window support now simple filtering
  • The output can be viewed in custom editor
  • On Windows carriage return symbols are automatically added to the output.log file
  • MAC OSX and Linux are now supported platforms
  • Custom action for Gaussian ("Resubmit from checkpoint...")
  • Added option for disabling polling of tasks statuses
  • New applications added (GAMESS and MUSCLE)
  • New "Report Bug" functionality
  • New, fresh, fancy icons
  • Compatibility with Java 1.7
  • Other bug fixes

Contact Information

In case of any questions regarding QCG-Icon do not hesitate to contact with us using the following e-mail:

  • qcg [at]

or PL-Grid helpdesk system:

  • QosCosGrid [at]


This work was made possible thanks to the PL-Grid project: contract number: POIG.02.03.00-00-007/08-00, website:
The project is co-funded by the European Regional Development Fund as part of the Innovative Economy program.