To better support new products available on BaseSpace, Illumina is discontinuing distribution of CASAVA software. BaseSpace features analysis options for a large array of NGS applications. If you want to demultiplex and convert BCL files to FASTQ files, you can also use the bcl2fastq software. Illumina remains committed to providing you with high‑quality support and service during this transition.
The CASAVA 1.8.2 package processes sequencing reads provided by RTA or OLB. CASAVA v1.8.2 supports Nextera dual indexing. CASAVA can generate the following data:
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.
CASAVA analyzes sequencing reads in three stages: