2. Basic information
3. Download and general notes
PLINK 1.9 and 2.0
Development of the baseline PLINK toolset has resumed and beta testing for the next (1.90) release has now begun.
The new release, by Chris Chang and colleagues, is a complete rewrite of the original code and represents a very significant improvement in overall speed and functionality. Moving forward, these changes should enable PLINK to meet the demands of ever-larger genetic datasets.
For download and documentation: https://www.cog-genomics.org/plink2.
New features include:
Questions, comments, and bug reports should now be directed to the plink2-users Google group:
The original version of PLINK will continue to be available for download at the original website.
PLINK 1.9 is currently under heavy active development -- users may wish to check certain results against the original PLINK (1.07) and notify the above list of any discrepancies.