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Genozip™
The world's best genomic compressor

The best FASTQ, BAM, VCF compression.

Period

Genozip provides the best compression of any commercial or open source compression software, for almost every case we tested.

Proven in large deployments

Genozip is being used in production environments with 100s of TB of FASTQ and BAM data.

Lossless

Verifiable with MD5 or Adler32

Fast

Easily scales to 50 - 100 cores

Secure

Optionally, the data can be encrypted while being compressed, without affecting compression speed. Genozip uses AES-256 which is the US government standard and an ISO standard encryption algorithm.

Feature rich

--tar option to archive entire directories 

- Supports 17 common genomic file formats + generic

- optional base quality score binning to improve compression.

- analysis tools

- much, much more

Integration with pipelines

- Genozip is an easy to use command-line tool:

- genozip and genounzip for compressing and decompressing files

- genocat for viewing or subseting a compressed file

benchmarks

Benchmarks

BAM

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FASTQ

Deep™ - FASTQ and BAM co-compression*

See details of the datasets tested here.

*patent pending

VCF

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