As of July 2015, the VCFtools project has been moved to github! Please visit the new website here:

Downloading through Sourceforge

There are two ways to download VCFtools.

The stable releases can be downloaded from the project Sourceforge page here:

Downloading with Subversion

The latest developmental version can be downloaded through the subversion client. If subversion is installed, run the following command:

svn checkout vcftools

The above command is required to be run only once, for any subsequent updates run the following command from the vcftools directory:

svn update