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Old 06-08-2014, 04:36 AM   #1
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Post How to Run BWA on Windows 8

Hello,

Even there are executable Windows-compatible BWA on various websites (such as http://bow.codeplex.com/). But I couldn't find the latest version of BWA (which is bwa-0.7.8) for Windows 8.

How can I compile and use latest version of BWA on Windows 8?
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Old 06-08-2014, 04:58 AM   #2
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If you must run on windows then you will have to install cygwin (https://cygwin.com/install.html) and then compile latest bwa yourself.
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I'll try. Thank you, Genomax.
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Old 06-08-2014, 08:36 PM   #4
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You may also want to check out Ugene. It's a GUI based tool that has several alignment tools including bwa.

I have not run this on large datasets, but it has worked very well for microbial and amplicon projects.

http://ugene.unipro.ru/
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Old 09-23-2015, 01:07 AM   #5
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Hi guys,

I am trying to create and .exe file from the latest BWA 0.7 .tar file.
I managed to extract the C files from the .tar file using TarTool, but I do not know how to move forward.
Can you please explain what needs to be done to create the bwa.exe file?

Thanks!
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