Package htslib

C library for high-throughput sequencing data formats

http://www.htslib.org

HTSlib is an implementation of a unified C library for accessing common file
formats, such as SAM, CRAM and VCF, used for high-throughput sequencing data,
and is the core library used by samtools and bcftools.

See also: htslib-tools.

File Formats
File Description
faidx an index enabling random access to FASTA and FASTQ files
sam Sequence Alignment/Map file format
vcf Variant Call Format