FCS Express Quick Start Resources

Several resources are available on the De Novo Software website including the FCS Express User Manual, Tutorial, Webinars, Quick Video Guides, and general web-based resources.

The Quick Start Guide below provides you with an easy way to access all FCS Express resources based on your level of confidence and on your topics of interest.


  • Introduction to FCS Express and How To Get Started
  • Loading data and inserting plots
  • Gates, Quadrants and Markers
  • Stats, Text and Intro to Tokens
  • Batch Processing
  • Managing Data


  • Compensation
  • Integrated Spreadsheets
  • Charting Tools – Bar, Pie and Scatter Plots
  • Overlays
  • Data Transformations
  • Application Specific Plots – Cell Cycle, Proliferation, Kinetics, Spectral


  • Panels and Templates
  • Embedded QC/QA
  • Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
  • Conditions and Statistic Classifiers
  • Managing Data
  • 21 CFR Compliance