A set of tools written in Perl and C++ for working with VCF files.


The program package is released under the GNU Lesser General Public License version 3.0 (LGPLv3).

Citing VCFtools

If you make use of VCFtools in your research, we would appreciate a citation of the following paper:

The Variant Call Format and VCFtools, Petr Danecek, Adam Auton, Goncalo Abecasis, Cornelis A. Albers, Eric Banks, Mark A. DePristo, Robert Handsaker, Gerton Lunter, Gabor Marth, Stephen T. Sherry, Gilean McVean, Richard Durbin and 1000 Genomes Project Analysis Group, Bioinformatics, 2011


The program package is maintained and developed by: