WHAT IS SEQAN?

SeqAn is an open source C++ library of efficient algorithms and data structures for the analysis of sequences with the focus on biological data. Our library applies a unique generic design that guarantees high performance, generality, extensibility, and integration with other libraries. SeqAn is easy to use and simplifies the development of new software tools with a minimal loss of performance.

QUICK FACTS

Programming Language:

C++11

License:

3-clause-BSD
[Free and Open Source]

Supported Platforms:

Linux, Mac OSX, BSD:
· GCC (4.9+)
· LLVM / Clang (3.5+)
Windows:
· Visual C++ 19 (Visual Studio 2015)

Recent News

SeqAn 2.1.0 released

We are very pleased to announce the immediate availability of SeqAn-2.1.0! The new version contains a new module for BLAST e-value statistics and I/O, as well as support for Journaled String Trees. C++11 features have been introduced in many places and …

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CITATIONS

If you publish software that uses SeqAn, please do not forget to cite:
Andreas Döring, David Weese, Tobias Rausch and Knut Reinert. SeqAn an efficient, generic C++ library for sequence analysis. BMC Bioinformatics, 9:11, 2008.
And if you use one of our applications, please cite the respective publication, as well.