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About the Software

Author: K. James Durbin (Atlas Genome Tools Group)

Copyright © Baylor College of Medicine Human Genome Sequencing Center. All rights reserved.

CBT++ (Computational Biology Tools) is a collection of C++ classes intended to simplify the development of complex computational biology applications. It includes basic functionality to manipulate sequences, classes to parse common kinds of files, and implementations of various sequence analysis algorithms.

System Requirements

  • gcc 2.95, gcc 3.x, or Intel ICC compiler

  • gnu make


Please read the terms of the license agreement carefully.


  • This software is made available for internal research purposes only by individuals or employees of an academic institution or private company. Commercial production use or sale of software incorporating these libraries is prohibited. Commercial use licenses are available.

  • No part of this software, or modifications thereof, may be redistributed for any purpose to any other company, person, or individual, without prior written permission from the author.

  • This software is provided AS IS. Baylor College of Medicine assumes no responsibility or liability for damages of any kind that may result, directly or indirectly, from the use of this software.

Contact us at questions@bcm.edu for information about obtaining a commercial license for this software.


Click here to download the CBT++ source

You should create a subdirectory to untar these files into.


For additional information contact us at questions@bcm.edu