.BCL File Extension

.BCL File Extension

File Type

Illumina Base Call File

Developer Illumina
Popularity
3.0  |  4 Votes
Category Data Files
Format Binary

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 August 20, 2012

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