Author BioJulia
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Updated Last
1 Year Ago
Started In
October 2018


Project Status: Active – The project has reached a stable, usable state and is being actively developed. Latest Release DOI MIT license Stable documentation Latest documentation Join the chat at

This project follows the semver pro forma and uses the git-flow branching model.


The BigWig package provides data representation and IO tools for the bigWig file format. The bigWig format is a binary format for associating floating point numbers with bases of the genome. The bigWig files are indexed to quickly fetch specific regions.


You can install the BigWig package from the Julia REPL. Press ] to enter pkg mode, then enter the following command:

add BigWig

If you are interested in the cutting edge of the development, please check out the develop branch to try new features before release.


BigWig is tested against Julia 1.X on Linux, OS X, and Windows.

Latest build status:

Unit tests Documentation codecov


We appreciate contributions from users including reporting bugs, fixing issues, improving performance and adding new features.

Take a look at the contributing files detailed contributor and maintainer guidelines, and code of conduct.

Financial contributions

We also welcome financial contributions in full transparency on our open collective. Anyone can file an expense. If the expense makes sense for the development the core contributors and the person who filed the expense will be reimbursed.

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If you have a question about contributing or using BioJulia software, come on over and chat to us on Gitter, or you can try the Bio category of the Julia discourse site.

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