DiscoPlot is a tool for visualising read alignments using a two-dimensional scatterplot. DiscoPlot allows the user to quickly identify genomic rearrangements, misassemblies and sequencing artefacts by providing a scalable method for visualising large sections of the genome. It reads single-end or paired read alignments in SAM, BAM or standard BLAST tab format and creates a scatter plot of opaque crosses representing the alignments to a reference.

DiscoPlot was developed at the Beatson Microbial Genomics Lab.

For installation instructions, manual, example files and binaries go to Downloads.
For a quick start guide and more in depth tutorials go to Tutorials.
For information on how to cite DiscoPlot visit Citing.

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