bowtie2 VS megahit

Compare bowtie2 vs megahit and see what are their differences.

bowtie2

A fast and sensitive gapped read aligner (by BenLangmead)

megahit

Ultra-fast and memory-efficient (meta-)genome assembler (by voutcn)
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bowtie2 megahit
1 1
500 438
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8.3 0.0
14 days ago 12 days ago
C++ C++
GNU General Public License v3.0 only GNU General Public License v3.0 only
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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.

megahit

Posts with mentions or reviews of megahit. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects.

We haven't tracked posts mentioning megahit yet.
Tracking mentions began in Dec 2020.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing bowtie2 and megahit 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

GenomicSQLite - Genomics Extension for SQLite

hap.py - Haplotype VCF comparison tools

bowtie - An ultrafast memory-efficient short read aligner

octopus - Bayesian haplotype-based mutation calling