As of July 2015, the VCFtools project has been moved to github! Please visit the new website here: vcftools.github.io/license.html
The program package is released under the GNU Lesser General Public License version 3.0 (LGPLv3).
If you make use of VCFtools in your research, we would appreciate a citation of the following paper:
The Variant Call Format and VCFtools, Petr Danecek, Adam Auton, Goncalo Abecasis, Cornelis A. Albers, Eric Banks, Mark A. DePristo, Robert Handsaker, Gerton Lunter, Gabor Marth, Stephen T. Sherry, Gilean McVean, Richard Durbin and 1000 Genomes Project Analysis Group, Bioinformatics, 2011
The program package is maintained and developed by:
- Adam Auton (C++ Module)
- Petr Danecek (Perl Module, HTSlib)
- Anthony Marcketta (C++ Module)