This download contains the software, release notes, and software guide for the bcl2fastq2 Conversion Software v2.17, which can be used to both demultiplex data and convert BCL files to FASTQ file formats for downstream analysis. This software requires a Linux operating system.
The bcl2fastq2 Conversion Software v2.17 can be used to convert BCL files from all Illumina sequencing systems running RTA version 1.18.54 and above. For conversion of data generated on Illumina sequencing systems using versions of RTA earlier than RTA 1.18.54, use bcl2fastq v1.8.4.
Software installers are available in both *.rpm and *.tar.gz format. Installation instructions are provided in the Software Guide.
Note: A newer version of bcl2fastq2 Conversion Software (v2.18) is available.