The Subread package comprises a suite of software programs for processing next-gen sequencing read data like Subread, Subjunc, featureCounts, and exactSNP.

Availability and Restrictions


The following versions of Subread are available on OSC clusters:

Version Owens
1.5.0-p2 X*
* Current default version

You can use  module spider subread to view available modules for a given machine. Feel free to contact OSC Help if you need other versions for your work.


Subread is available to all OSC users. If you have any questions, please contact OSC Help.

Publisher/Vendor/Repository and License Type, Open source


Usage on Owens


To configure your environment for use of Subread, run the following command: module load subread. The default version will be loaded. To select a particular Subread version, use module load subread/version. For example, use module load subread/1.5.0-p2 to load Subread 1.5.0-p2.

Further Reading

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