vg VS bowtie2

Compare vg vs bowtie2 and see what are their differences.

vg

tools for working with genome variation graphs (by vgteam)

bowtie2

A fast and sensitive gapped read aligner (by BenLangmead)
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vg bowtie2
2 1
865 484
1.6% -
9.8 8.7
4 days ago 8 days ago
C++ C++
GNU General Public License v3.0 or later GNU General Public License v3.0 only
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vg

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

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

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.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing vg and bowtie2 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

QuickQanava - :link: C++14 network/graph visualization library / Qt node editor.

euler - A distributed graph deep learning framework.

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