RAPD is able to recognize the collection of either diffraction snapshots (often used to screen macromolecular crystals prior to data collection) or the collection of diffraction data sets.  In the case of snapshots, RAPD utilizes the programs DISTL, Labelit, Raddose, and BEST to provide an indexing solution and data collection strategies of that particular crystal.  Two strategies are generated and presented to the user: a basic data collection stategy for when a simple native data set is required and an anomalous data collection strategy for when a data set suitable for phasing by anomalous diffraction is required.  The indexing (consisting of the spacegroup and unit cell parameters) and the two data collection strategies are summarized for the user, with addition information available by selecting additional tabs within the user interface.