NGSUtils: a software suite for analyzing and manipulating next-generation sequencing datasets

Bioinformatics. 2013 Feb 15;29(4):494-6. doi: 10.1093/bioinformatics/bts731. Epub 2013 Jan 12.


Summary: NGSUtils is a suite of software tools for manipulating data common to next-generation sequencing experiments, such as FASTQ, BED and BAM format files. These tools provide a stable and modular platform for data management and analysis.

Availability and implementation: NGSUtils is available under a BSD license and works on Mac OS X and Linux systems. Python 2.6+ and virtualenv are required. More information and source code may be obtained from the website:

Publication types

  • Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural

MeSH terms

  • Genomics
  • High-Throughput Nucleotide Sequencing / methods*
  • Software*