vcfppR: fast VCF library in R

Posted on 2024-06-01 by Zilong Li

The vcfppR package brings the power of vcfpp.h in R.

  • Load/save content of VCF/BCF into R objects with highly customizable options
  • Visualize and chracterize variants
  • Compare two VCF/BCF files and report various statistics
  • Streaming read/write VCF/BCF files with fine control of everything
  • Paper shows vcfppR is 20x faster than vcfR. Also, much faster than cyvcf2.