bcl2fastq Conversion Software v1.8.4

This download contains the software, release notes, and user guide for bcl2fastq Conversion Software v1.8.4, which can be used to demultiplex data and convert BCL files to FASTQ file formats for downstream analysis. This software requires a Linux operating system.

The bcl2fastq Conversion Software v1.8.4 software can be used to convert BCL files from MiSeq and HiSeq sequencing systems running RTA versions earlier than 1.8. The bcl2fastq Conversion Software v1.8.4 added the ability to mask multiple adapter sequences per read and configure stringency for the adapter masking feature. The software includes standard Illumina adapter sequences.