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Bandage is a graphical user interface tool for visualization of connections in assembly graphs. It is not a tool for de novo genome assembly but it is very useful for users who wish to inspect nodes and extract sequences from assembly graphs.


Sequence assembly visualisation


  • Operation: Sequence assembly visualisation
  • Input: FASTQ; LastGraph; Trinity.fasta; ASQG; GFA
  • Output: -
  • Software interface: Graphical user interface
  • Language: C++
  • Operating system: Linux; Mac OS X; Microsoft Windows
  • License: Not stated
  • Cost: Free
  • Version name: -
  • Credit: -
  • Contact: rrwick _at_
  • Collection: -


Wick RR, Schultz MB, Zobel J, Holt KE "Bandage: interactive visualization of de novo genome assemblies." Bioinformatics. 2015 Oct 15;31(20):3350-2. Epub 2015 Jun 22.
PMID: 26099265
PMCID: PMC4595904

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