Welcome to khmer: k-mer counting, filtering and graph traversal FTW!
The official source code repository is at
and you can read the docs online here:
There are two mailing lists dedicated to khmer, an announcements-only list and a discussion list. To search their archives and sign-up for them, please visit the following URLs:
- Discussion: http://lists.idyll.org/listinfo/khmer
- Announcements: http://lists.idyll.org/listinfo/khmer-announce
For getting help please see this guide: http://khmer.readthedocs.org/en/stable/user/getting-help.html
IMPORTANT NOTE: CITE US!
khmer is research software, so you should cite us when you use it in scientific publications! Please see the CITATION file for citation information.
khmer requires a 64-bit operating system and Python version 2.7.x, 3.3.x, or 3.4.x. Linux users will need the Python development libraries and gcc. OS X users may need XCode installed to build from source.
pip install khmer to download, build, and install the latest stable
For more details see doc/install.rst
The use of a virtualenv is recommended, see https://virtualenv.readthedocs.org/en/latest/installation.html
khmer is under the BSD license; see doc/LICENSE.txt. Distribution, modification and redistribution, incorporation into other software, and pretty much everything else is allowed.