Run C/C++ genomics tools in the browser

Use bioinformatics command-line tools in your web apps with just a few lines of code. Powered by WebAssembly.

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Supported Tools

Biowasm supports many C/C++ bioinformatics tools (samtools, bedtools, bcftools, bowtie2, minimap2, fastp, wgsim, etc.) and general data wrangling utilities (jq, gawk, grep, sed, etc.)

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Who Uses Biowasm?

App Why Biowasm?
sandbox.bio Runs command-line tools in the browser to power interactive tutorials
CZ ID Runs htsfile and seqtk to identify data issues before file upload
Datagrok Runs kalign in the browser for multiple-sequence alignment analysis
bedqc Runs bedtools in the browser to validate .bed files
Ribbon Runs samtools in the browser to parse, estimate coverage and subsample .bam files