vcf2geno: Efficiently Read Variant Call Format (VCF) into R

A handy package to read VCF file

Version: 2.3
Published: 2014-01-23
Author: Xiaowei Zhan and Dajiang Liu, with contributions of Jean-loup Gailly and Mark Adler(they wrote zlib and provide license so we include zlib source code), Julian Seward (this author wrote bzip2 and with BSD license we include bzip2 source codes) and Heng Li (this author wrote tabix and with MIT license we include tabix source codes).
Maintainer: Xiaowei Zhan <zhanxw at>
License: GPL-2 | GPL-3 | file LICENSE [expanded from: GPL | file LICENSE]
Copyright: We have used the following software and made minimal necessary changes: Zlib, Jean-loup Gailly <> and Mark Adler <> (License: We have changed its source code to not inlcuding stdio.h, and explicitly includes unistd.h heade file; Bzip2, Julian Seward <> (BSD license). We have renamed compress.c to bzCompress.c to avoid name collision with zlib.h, and its license files are renamed to bzip2.README and bzip2.LICENSE; Tabix, Heng Li <> (MIT license). We removed standard IO related functions, e.g. printf, fprintf ; also changed its un-safe pointer arithmetics.
NeedsCompilation: yes
Materials: ChangeLog
CRAN checks: vcf2geno results


Reference manual: vcf2geno.pdf
Package source: vcf2geno_2.3.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
OS X Snow Leopard binaries: r-release: vcf2geno_2.3.tgz, r-oldrel: vcf2geno_2.3.tgz
OS X Mavericks binaries: r-release: vcf2geno_2.3.tgz
Old sources: vcf2geno archive

Reverse dependencies:

Reverse depends: STARSEQ