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/Terms of Use elPrep

Terms of Use elPrep


The IMEC Exasciense lab is proud to present its latest developed elPrep software tool that is a high-performance tool for preparing .sam/.bam files, with support for variant calling in sequencing pipelines (hereinafter “elPrep”) fully owned by IMEC vzw, with registered office at Kapeldreef 75, 3001 Heverlee (hereinafter “IMEC”). IMEC wishes to provide you as visitor on this website page general information relating to elPrep as well as refer you to the relevant applicable terms that govern your use and access with respect to elPrep. By visiting this website you explicitly confirm that you understand and accept to be bound by the terms and conditions described below as well as any referred terms therein, whenever applicable (“Terms of Use”).

elPrep dual licensing

elPrep is offered by IMEC under dual licensing, namely (i) AGPL v3 (; and (ii) elPrep Premium License as a closed circuit for which the order form and terms are easily accessible through the Flintbox platform, with accompanying documentation.


It is understood that the elPrep software is merely a tool for analysis by its users of structured genome sequencing data to output the reconstructed human genome and identify notable genomic variations and it cannot be used for any clinical decision-making.


elPrep Premium license available via Dropbox. ElPrep source code is available on github at Precompiled executables are available  at


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