BCL file extension - Illumina CASAVA base call file
What is bcl file? How to open bcl files?
File type specification:
The bcl file extension is associated with the CASAVA application for Linux that processes sequencing reads provided by RTA or OLB, developed by Illumina.
The *.bcl file stores base call data that can be read by CASAVA.
The default software associated to bcl file type:
Company or developer:
CASAVA package processes sequencing reads provided by RTA or OLB. In addition, CASAVA automatically generates a range of statistics, such as mean depth and percentage chromosome coverage, to enable comparison with previous builds or other samples.
List of recommended software applications associated to the .bcl file extension
Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file: like open bcl file, edit bcl file, convert bcl file, view bcl file, play bcl file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).
- Others bcl file
Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with bcl file - Illumina CASAVA base call file
Click on the software link for more information about CASAVA. CASAVA uses bcl file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).