megahit VS seq

Compare megahit vs seq and see what are their differences.


Ultra-fast and memory-efficient (meta-)genome assembler (by voutcn)


A high-performance, Pythonic language for bioinformatics (by seq-lang)
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megahit seq
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448 634
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0.0 0.7
about 1 month ago 4 months ago
C++ C++
GNU General Public License v3.0 only Apache License 2.0
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Tracking mentions began in Dec 2020.


Posts with mentions or reviews of seq. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-09-20.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing megahit and seq you can also consider the following projects:

Nim - Nim is a statically typed compiled systems programming language. It combines successful concepts from mature languages like Python, Ada and Modula. Its design focuses on efficiency, expressiveness, and elegance (in that order of priority).

wyng-backup - Fast Time Machine-like backups for logical volumes & disk images

edlib - Lightweight, super fast C/C++ (& Python) library for sequence alignment using edit (Levenshtein) distance.

bowtie2 - A fast and sensitive gapped read aligner

TensorComprehensions - A domain specific language to express machine learning workloads.

bioconda-recipes - Conda recipes for the bioconda channel.

Biopython - Official git repository for Biopython (originally converted from CVS)

adam - ADAM is a genomics analysis platform with specialized file formats built using Apache Avro, Apache Spark, and Apache Parquet. Apache 2 licensed.

qore - Qore Programming Language

seq-genomics - Coursera Bioinformatics / Stepik Genome Sequencing with seq-lang

GenomicSQLite - Genomics Extension for SQLite