bowtie2 VS bowtie

Compare bowtie2 vs bowtie and see what are their differences.

bowtie2

A fast and sensitive gapped read aligner (by BenLangmead)

bowtie

An ultrafast memory-efficient short read aligner (by BenLangmead)
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bowtie2 bowtie
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500 240
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8.3 10.0
15 days ago 9 months ago
C++ C++
GNU General Public License v3.0 only GNU General Public License v3.0 or later
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bowtie2

Posts with mentions or reviews of bowtie2. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-04-25.

bowtie

Posts with mentions or reviews of bowtie. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-09-24.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing bowtie2 and bowtie you can also consider the following projects:

STAR - RNA-seq aligner

bwa-mem2 - The next version of bwa-mem

seq - A high-performance, Pythonic language for bioinformatics

megahit - Ultra-fast and memory-efficient (meta-)genome assembler