A very simple text alignment viewer based on the GNU ncurses library. SAMtools tview works with short indels and shows MAQ consensus. It uses different colors to display mapping quality or base quality, subjected to users' choice. Due to its text interface, displaying alignments over network is also very fast.
Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Cambridge, UK; Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, Cambridge, MA, USA; Beijing Institute of Genomics, Chinese Academy of Science, Beijing, China; Department of Computer Science, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA; Department of Biology, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA; Center for Statistical Genetics, Department of Biostatistics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA