minimap2 VS seqtk

Compare minimap2 vs seqtk and see what are their differences.

minimap2

A versatile pairwise aligner for genomic and spliced nucleotide sequences (by lh3)

seqtk

Toolkit for processing sequences in FASTA/Q formats (by lh3)
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minimap2 seqtk
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7.8 5.1
9 days ago 6 months ago
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GNU General Public License v3.0 or later MIT License
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minimap2

Posts with mentions or reviews of minimap2. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-11-06.

seqtk

Posts with mentions or reviews of seqtk. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-07-04.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing minimap2 and seqtk you can also consider the following projects:

bwa-mem2 - The next version of bwa-mem

seqkit - A cross-platform and ultrafast toolkit for FASTA/Q file manipulation

samtools - [Moved to: https://github.com/ingolia/SamTools]

samtools - Tools (written in C using htslib) for manipulating next-generation sequencing data

htslib - C library for high-throughput sequencing data formats

bam-filter - Use simple expressions to filter a BAM/CRAM file

slivar - genetic variant expressions, annotation, and filtering for great good.

seqstats - Quick summary statistics on fasta/fastq(.gz) files

MethylDackel - A (mostly) universal methylation extractor for BS-seq experiments.

MMseqs2 - MMseqs2: ultra fast and sensitive search and clustering suite

bwa-mem2 - The next version of bwa-mem

fastp - An ultra-fast all-in-one FASTQ preprocessor (QC/adapters/trimming/filtering/splitting/merging...)