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.BCL File Extension

File TypeIllumina Base Call File

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What is a BCL file?

File generated by Illumina DNA sequencing instruments, including HiSeq and MiSeq; saves base call and quality score information for each cycle that was processed; can be analyzed using CASAVA and converted to the QSEC format with Illumina BCL Converter.

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Programs that open BCL files
Updated 8/20/2012

About BCL Files

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